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More than Art in the Park

I read about the Nelum Pokuna Art Street in Colombo and it intrigued me. I travel extensively and... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Alexandria, United States

It's really amazing if you have time to visit there. recommended this location for evening. around... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
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Nelum Pokuna Mawatha | Opposite Viharamahadevi Park, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Local art has been sold on this street for a number of decades. The best example of Sri Lankan art are rarely found here, but worth a look if passing.

Thank hdias
Reviewed July 31, 2018

I read about the Nelum Pokuna Art Street in Colombo and it intrigued me. I travel extensively and I like buying art in countries that I visit. I went to the Art Street located in central Colombo adjacent to its many beautiful parks. It was...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

It's really amazing if you have time to visit there. recommended this location for evening. around 2 hours.

Thank MikeJuliya
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Beautiful paintings done by very talented artists. Worth visiting even if you do not buy anything as the paintings are so very nice. Some are quite expensive, but worth the price as due credit should be given to these talented artists

Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

We went on our way to a restaurant and 30mins was plenty of time. There were approx. 15 vendors. Other reviews led me to think they were students but it was a mix of professional (reps for galleried artists) and replicas. We were happy, bought...More

Thank AshBush
Reviewed February 16, 2018

We were walking past the museum when we spotted all the artwork.I was really impressed.Lots of different styles and good quality.Worth Having a browse on your way past

Thank caddyandbellA
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Apart from supporting local artists it is also interesting walking along the path seeing the variety of paintings. The day we visited we were the only people there and we were left to enjoy looking at the artwork without being haggled. We found a painting...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Want to get something for your home? It doesn't matter if you live locally or abroad, I warmly recommend the Art Street as a go to place! Amazing variety and you can find stunning pieces - the prices are affordable too!

Thank Snjezana L
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

This is a good street of local artists painting.This is in front of the Vihara mahadevi park.The pairings are of good quality.

Thank SE s
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This is a fine example of modern architecture. The lotus shape building with the colored petals is a sight to behold. We passed this by several time on our city tour. Currently the center of arts in Colombo seems to be well patronized by the...More

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