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“souvenir shop”(17 reviews)
“gift items”(13 reviews)
LAKSALA (Sri Lanka Handicrafts Board), the only state owned gift and souvenir boutique that offers the widest range of Sri Lankan handicrafts, tea, gems and other products at reasonable prices, at conveniently located island wide stopovers.Pioneers...more
No 60, York Street | No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 580579
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed December 26, 2006

In the last few days of my trip to Sri Lanka (2003) (and having bought my carrom board and carried it from Hikkaduwa) I decided that Kandyan masks were a necessary purchase. (Even though I had visited Kandy) Laksala is a 3 storey emporium of...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Laksala is a state owned boutique where you can find your quintessential Sri Lankan souvenirs - ranging from batiks, masks, wooden/brass/stone art craft, tea, spices, gems etc. I was looking for something in particular - wooden statues of buddhist monks (called 'pindapatha), as well as...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

WE have been visiting this place since 2017. Wonderful things to buy and our clients are very happy about the products

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Reviewed 1 week ago

we dont need go anywherefor fine the uniqe & antiqe thing's..lot of things are there.i t was awosome shoping botiqe

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Today we bought a sapphire bracelet, and negotiated an apparently fair price. The salesman was reluctant to write 18k gold on the certificate, but when prompted wrote it on the receipt, not the certificate. One returning the the hotel, we checked the metal markings, (with...More

2  Thank Pahta
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Good place to buy souvenirs from. I got my colleagues at work small colorful tea boxes from there each box had 10 teabags perfect for souvenirs. I also bought a tuktuk made out of wood 👍🏻

Thank JJQ89
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I use to buy gift items to my gusts from this shop. They have lot of cool items like mask, and all other wooded items.

Thank izverm2018
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

My card was rung through multiple times and 'didn't' work. The next customer payed by card no problem. When I offered to pay by cash one of my notes was refused and they insisted on 'just one more' card transaction. My bank have since confirmed...More

2  Thank Jimbo2809
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Why do they put an elephant on everything really! I found nothing of The Sri Lanka here we had just spent 3 weeks traveling and it’s not all tea & elephants.

2  Thank KAMB1958
Reviewed July 24, 2018

I bought so much here! The variety was excellent! The prices were manageable, not too too high. Very nice store!

Thank Necoh M
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Well we visited this on last day of our tour to sri lanka. We were able to find plenty of souvenirs and gift for our friends. Since this is operated by Sri Lanka government, all the products were locally sourced and there was authenticity to...More

Thank mbhandari_ind
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The place to find and buy souvenir from Sri Lanka. The products are varied, the price is little bit pricey. They sell magnet, key chain, earrings, gems, display which show about Sri Lanka, coffee, Ceylon Tea, Sri Lanka Batik, and many else. the price starts...More

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April 30, 2017|
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Response from svperera | Reviewed this property |
Seem you may expect the replacement once the store receives the faulty product as facilitated upon my attendance on your behalf at the Laksala main and purchasing stores. The management was also made aware of the poor or... More
May 27, 2015|
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Response from LAKSALA S | Property representative |
We have a limited collection of Noritake Porcelain Manufactured by Noritake under the brand name of “LAKSALA”. May I suggest as the prices vary based on the design and the workmanship. That you do visit our main showroom in... More