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Jayamali Batiks Studio

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wonderful batiks

The shop is really nice and the batiks are beautiful, the shopkeeper was really friendly to us and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Laura R
via mobile
Art and A Smile!

We stumbled on this batik shop by accident while roaming the market and I am so glad we did! The... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Emily M
via mobile
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Some Guides and Drivers could try to recommend you another batik shop by saying that my shop is closed today or difficult to find, etc;. Please do not believe such people. Please call me or use Google map to find my store easily. My shop is situated...more
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196 1st Floor (Upstairs) | Central Market, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 783 3938
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The shop is really nice and the batiks are beautiful, the shopkeeper was really friendly to us and showed you all the beautiful designs. He also made a student discount! I definitely recommend it!

Thank Laura R
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this batik shop by accident while roaming the market and I am so glad we did! The pieces are gorgeous, with lots of unique or traditional options. CJ was great, explaining the techniques and his family history with batik and taking time...More

1  Thank Emily M
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in while visiting Kandy during Parahera because of all of the trip advisor reviews. We were not disappointed! We walked away with two reasonably priced modern batiks that we plan to put on the wall at home. We had a...More

Thank duskdrums
Reviewed August 19, 2018

You will have to make your way past the usual hawkers trying to sell you an array of tourist tat to reach this sanctuary of calmness which is tucked away on the 1st floor of the municipal market in Kandy. But don’t let that put...More

Thank Zafjoe
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We spent almost 1h30 in the shop with the owner explaining the whole creation process of batiks, elaborating on his own creation and business experience etc. We noticed a strong desire to achieve a very high quality of products and do everything to satisfy customers....More

Thank Jean-Charles D
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

One of the best batiks you can find in Kandy or the Island. Amazing and colourful collection. Good owner and very informative.

1  Thank praveen m
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Trust me, if you are looking for batiks created with attention to detail and beautifully designed this is the shopping place for you! The quality is exceptional. There are lots of average batiks in Sri Lanka. Come here to see what artistry looks like. When...More

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Products are made with care and artistic quality compared to what you see in general in Sri Lanka. The shop owner knows his trade and takes time to advise you.

Thank Chuparuedas
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We spent a fascinating hour in this shop which is tiny but packed with the most amazing batiks. The owner was such a generous man he explained the whole process with a photo album and really took the trouble to help us choose an affordable...More

1  Thank Casalarocca_10
Reviewed February 17, 2018

I sincerely recommend a visit to this store. The owner is a very friendly person who takes a lot of time for the customers. He creates batik designs by himself and runs a family business where handmade batiks are made. One can see that he...More

Thank Kaja H
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November 12, 2017|
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Response from Chaminda J | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the inquiry. Yes! I will be open the shop on 01/1/2018 but after 12 noon. In case if you wish to visit my shop in the morning, please make an appointment at least one day before as it's a pleasure to open the... More
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Chaminda J | Property representative |
Dear Madam/Sir, Thanks for the inquiry. I usually open my shop at 10.00 Am to 6.00 Pm but as April is the new year celebration month sometimes I get late to open the shop. Anyway if you can let me the time and the date... More