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Beware of shipping and customs costs!!!

I would just like to warn people so they don't get surprised about shipping and customs costs like... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Alan G
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New Hartford, Connecticut
Worth a look

We were taken here by our guide after visiting the nearby Sigiriya Rock.It was interesting to see... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Bev P
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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5 weeks ago
“Beware of shipping and customs costs!!!”
Apr 26, 2018
“Worth a look”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another good shop with nice collection of local artifects. However be careful with the price and other charges.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would just like to warn people so they don't get surprised about shipping and customs costs like I was. If you plan to ship anything back to the US (possibly other countries), the cost is very significant. The relatively small shipping amount that the...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We were taken here by our guide after visiting the nearby Sigiriya Rock.It was interesting to see how the natural colours were made to decorate the crafts that you could buy. This is quite an expensive place to buy gifts and you feel a bit...More

Thank Bev P
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Get used to visiting tourist traps if you have a driver, he will no doubt stop here for you to look. The merchandise is extremely expensive even by western standards and it fits snugly in to the textbook definition of a tourist trap. The best...More

Thank ManchesterTonytiger
Reviewed January 4, 2017

In the Lion's Rock complex there's is a small articraft shop, very close by the museum. They sell some cute makets of Sigiriya Heritance Site. Unfortunately, my luggage had no place for them, otherwise I would have bought at least one piece. Prices range from...More

Thank Fabianne d
Reviewed December 9, 2016

they had beautiful crafts and memorabilia, but we found the prices rather very expensive, and overly priced

Thank Sunshine Z
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The craft village is the best place to find the local handicraft and work of the local people displayed. you can visit after the climb of the rock

Thank Gugan_Ilango
Reviewed October 16, 2016

It was a couple visit and we wanted to but some souvenirs for friends and family but could not purchase as the staff was not friendly and the shopping environment was not air-conditioned - so, not comfortable for shopping. Also, the display was not interesting...More

Thank indusman248
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

This village was set up by the government to give out-of-work craftspeople a place to live, practice their skills and sell their crafts. It is full of very friendly and helpful people who offer extremely fair prices for well-crafted merchandise. The batik wall hangings were...More

2  Thank Sam I
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Amazing place to buy handy craft and the artifacts are really beautiful and price worth. You can evidence how the handy craft is been done

1  Thank Manoj A
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