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Tourists trap

Very nice presentation folowed by selling overpriced items. For example the masks are sold 5 times... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Taly M
via mobile
Very intimidating

This is a pretty obvious tourist trap once you get in there. I have to say that the start of the... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Fiona C
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Apr 8, 2018
“Tourists trap”
Jan 10, 2018
“Very intimidating”
"Rajanima" stands for "Royal Creations". As the name itself implies, Rajanima products have a proven value for quality that derives from the noble ancient Sri Lankan roots. Having specialized in re-creation of ancient art and crafts with its entire...more
173 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 229799
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Very nice presentation folowed by selling overpriced items. For example the masks are sold 5 times more than outside in the market . They will tell you that it is better quality, but it still don’t justify the gup. Enjoy the tour but don’t buy...More

Thank Taly M
Reviewed January 10, 2018

This is a pretty obvious tourist trap once you get in there. I have to say that the start of the experience was enjoyable as they bring you through the different types of wood and give you a little display of colour chemistry to show...More

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

We tailor made a wooden sign for gals’ bedroom. It cost is usd90 but the product was disappointing. It was literally plank of wood with the names blocked carved in. Can’t imagine being charged the price with such quality.

Thank Choi Wai L
Reviewed November 12, 2017

This place has the same kitsch and gauche carvings for elephants and monkeys in other places. However, we did find more high quality craft here. The prices were also better than other places but we didn't end up buying anything as we were not sure...More

Thank BrigitteGolightly
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We bought a bench last april. It took months before we got more news. We agreed to pay 900€ . They took 1000€ from our credit card (cheating with exchange rates) and the worst is yet to come. We got an extra bill of 300€...More

Thank Liliane V
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautifull place with excellent service. The staff including the managment is really great. We bought two different things for a very good price. You can see and admire the and work of the workers at the shop. Totally recommended!!

Thank Artur G
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the stop and the tour. It would have been nice to hear about the tools, skill and time to make the extraordinary art. I thought the prices were high for Sri Lanka, especially the masks that can be bought at the government store...More

Thank socratespdx
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Nice place to look at what's available but definitely over the top in prices. And if this is the first stop in Kandy for shopping that your tour guide brought you to, enjoy the woodcarving and painting shows well as the variety but shop elsewhere.

Thank SeattleTripsters
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

The workshop tour was fascinating and the color changing display by the rainbow wood shavings brings "woo" whoa". When I saw the price on the showroom I was also "whoa!" When I saw small elephant carvings and it just look normal. It's definitely higher than...More

Thank AIK71
Reviewed November 18, 2016

We purchased an elephant table and some carvings from Rajanima back in late June while visiting Kandy. It has taken five months and hundreds of emails to get the item to the USA. And we have paid in customs fees and other shipping charges almost...More

Thank bravesfan39
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