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Veddha Village

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Not much to look forward to

It is believed that the indigenous tribes in Sri Lanka is facing difficulties due to modernization... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Prasanga84
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Bit Orchestrated but not bad

Shows the ancient culture and traditions prevailing in Veddhah society. The goods they sell may bit... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Haritha T
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Dabana, Mahiyanganaya 90700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is believed that the indigenous tribes in Sri Lanka is facing difficulties due to modernization. We visited the Dambana village, off Mahiyanana to experience the life style, culture and traditions of the ancient tribes in Sri Lanka. You will encounter tribe members selling items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Prasanga84
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Awful, awful, awful Meet the chief, in our case the son, greeted with a smile as he counts the cash. For 11 we paid 5000RS, that's a lot Walked through a paddy fields by a man wearing a sarong. 2 people in the circle. The...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank Neil W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Please don't allow tourists to go they will hate sri lanka and our culture. They promise to do something and when the money is given they won't do it. Trick the people with fake selling items don't get caught. I'm giving the warning to all...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ashendesilva
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Shows the ancient culture and traditions prevailing in Veddhah society. The goods they sell may bit overpriced but worth enough to buy.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Haritha T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Total commercialization of a local aborigines tribe. To make it worse the "audience with the king" is a totally awkward situation where tourists sit uncomfortably in front of the un-interested king of the tribe, asked multiple times if we would like to take a photo...More

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank sharoni82
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We travelled from Kandy a trip which took us almost 3 hours although it's only 95km. Phenomenal scenery en route as you climb up the lush hillside and down the other side with valleys, rivers, streams and towns en route. Avoid the touts as you...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Sarahanne2013
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is a place where Sri Lankan Vedda lives. We can see lot of tools that they use & their life style there.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

You can easily travel this place from Mahiyanganaya town, only about 20min drive. There is a museum which was built recently and having everything what we need to know about Sri Lankan native people, their life style, history and everything else. Other than that you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank saluja f
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