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Laksala

No 60, York Street | No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 580579
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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 since 1964, the handicrafts emporium is linked to more than 10,000 leading master craftsmans and entrepreneurs who operate at their own rural and cottage industries, island wide.Witness the enthralling blend of meticulously handcrafted creations, specially sorted and packed tea & spices and a special collection of traditionally mined and cut Gems or vast array of patiently handmade Jewelry.We are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 365 days served by an efficient customer care team.Stop once, at the one stop shop to witness the Treasures of Sri Lanka and feel the difference.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“souvenir shop” (17 reviews)
“gift items” (13 reviews)
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No 60, York Street | No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 580579
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"souvenir shop"
in 17 reviews
"gift items"
in 13 reviews
"fridge magnets"
in 7 reviews
"wide variety of items"
in 4 reviews
"one stop shop"
in 11 reviews
"local crafts"
in 4 reviews
"under one roof"
in 12 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 72 reviews
"wall hangings"
in 4 reviews
"quality products"
in 7 reviews
"loved ones"
in 4 reviews
"great collection"
in 4 reviews
"ceylon tea"
in 4 reviews
"must visit place"
in 4 reviews
"batik"
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"tanks"
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"government"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Presents a very colorful cross section of Sri lankan craftsmanship & industry , giving a very good representation of Srilanka 's cottage industry, arts & crafts , & its present day products.

Thank JanakaHK
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have being to laksala three times and i did purchase souvernior from them. some are expensive but good collection

Thank senpeiris
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great shop o by gifts for all members of your family as well as friends. The prices range from mid-range to inexpensive. The staff are very helpful and can help you find just about anything.

Thank Sally H
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had high hopes for this shop but was a little disappointed. They do have a large selection of things I just didn’t find much myself.

Thank Heather D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entered the store with high hopes. Followed around by a person who was carrying around a basket for us. When asked questions, she could hardly communicate back. Went upstairs to get tea and the staff there, especially an older gentleman, was more knowledgeable than the...More

1  Thank DesiCanuck
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very expensive stuff. We went there looking for masks. all were too expensive. did not shop anything at all. you can find cheaper stuff outside.

Thank Kanika K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a shop which sells trinkets and some souvenirs. There is a wide collection of elephant figurines and a modest selection of shirts, teas, spices and incense sticks. A little overpriced but some of the proceeds go to helping the mentally handicapped.

Thank natv1493
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is the best place to shop where you have a vast collection of artefacts and also souvenirs. Their souvenirs and artefacts are unique and you will find lots of decorative stuffs which you just can't get your eyes off. Price is a bit on...More

Thank Isa2403
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The place has a good selection of artefacts and souvenirs at reasonable prices. Must visit to buy some takeaways that will serve as a wonderful reminder of your visit to Sri Lanka.

Thank Lakshmi P
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The store offers a great collection of personal care and home decor products, apparel and of course Ceylon Tea. The collection is inspired by traditional Sri Lankan culture. Staff were helpful and the store is located at the heart of Colombo.

1  Thank Sonal S
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WorldTraveler1707
1 May 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
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152pratap
28 May 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
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