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Address: 213, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 686043
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Paradise Road on Dharmapala Mawatha was opened in 1994 and today stands as...

Paradise Road on Dharmapala Mawatha was opened in 1994 and today stands as the flagship store of the brand. Housed in an old mansion the store sells locally produced home ware, local handicrafts, antiques, clothing, giftware, crockery and more. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, the choice of products on offer are up-to-date with international quality and design while maintaining the timelessness and local aesthetic that has become synonymous with the brand.

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Great souvenir shopping.

We've visited Sri Lanka so often and it's really difficult to find tasteful souvenirs. But this is the place! There are two floors of wonderful Sri Lanka products! You can choose... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Jane W
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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked into the store with my cousin, Niece and Nephew. My Nephew is a 13 Year old who is a little delayed and as such behaves younger then his years. I was waiting near the cash Register in line to pay and my nephew who was curious was very near the cashier, a bald headed man. The Cashier asked... More 

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Thank safb2003
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Honestly wasn't expecting much when my business partners said Paradise Road was the place to go for anything I might want in terms of souvenirs from Sri Lanka. The store is much bigger than you realize with two levels of just about anything you could want -- with reasonable prices. Also good variety -- more affordable/smaller items, as well as... More 

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Thank Robert V
Mumbai
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paradise Road is truly a shoppers paradise. We visited Odel and Laksala while in Colombo and just about visited Paradise, however found it to be the best of the lot. Fabulous ceramics to take back home to India and not very expensive pricing. It's not to be missed.

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Thank Gothoskar
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great collection of Sri Lankan souvenirs specially for foreigners and tourists. Ceramics, glass and clothing, all are available. Adjacent to main road. Parking is available also.

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Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We've visited Sri Lanka so often and it's really difficult to find tasteful souvenirs. But this is the place! There are two floors of wonderful Sri Lanka products! You can choose from cheap, mid range to expensive! I can thoroughly recommend the Spa Ceylon range but it is pricey! Another hit for us is coconut spoons on the 2nd floor.... More 

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Thank Jane W
Shamila R, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this review

Dear Jane W, Thank you shopping at Paradise Road and for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your comments and recommendations and glad to hear that you love our products. We hope you visit us again soon! Best Regards Paradise Road More 

Kunming, China
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Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Tasteful. Quality goods. Perfect for appointing a new home with everything from dishes to candles to spices... a must see in Colombo. One of two locations.

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Thank Marika V
Shamila R, Guest Relations Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this review

Dear Marika V, Thank you for shopping at Paradise Road and for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate your valuable thoughts and recomendations. Wish you all the best! Paradise Road Sri Lanka More 

New York, NY
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190 reviews
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Reviewed February 5, 2017

Interesting place for fun and creative housewares. Dishes are a good deal if you can find a way to safely transport them home. Virtually no service when you are shopping, but lots of creative and unique items

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Thank nyctravelr
Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Paradise road has varied items to shop for the house. Candles, napkins, crockery, lamps etc. Traditional, Pretty designs. It's a treat to go and pick up all kinds of decorative items for one's home. It's got a nice cafe upstairs. There are two stores of Paradise Road adjacent to one another. A must visit when one visits Colombo

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Thank DimpleAgrawal
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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254 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Being a HUGE fan of G. Bawa and the styles of Paradise Road this store is a "must visit". Beautiful items at a fraction if the prices I usually pay coming from UAE. Store can arrange for shipment at very decent prices as well "if you just can't get enough".

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

A very good place to shop for local products and souvenirs. They have a very good selection. The service is OK. The price is good.They have a small cafe.

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