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Ape Gama

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Four of us were most impressed by this 'mock up' village. Helpful and informative guide on... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
Educational Place!

It is a very good place for 5th grade school children and for foreigners those who love to see and... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 Oct 2018
“Helpful History”
15 Jul 2018
“Recreation of Something”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Four of us were most impressed by this 'mock up' village. Helpful and informative guide on historical aspects of this wonderful island. Good gift shop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank asquill
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Really I know nothing more about Sri Lankan Village life, having now visited this place. Absolutely zero. On the other hand, this place does a great job of replicating the filth and litter and rip-offs of Colombo, and for this privilege you get to pay...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank joseph_k_smith
Reviewed 6 July 2018

My comments based on our visit in 2016 .At that time the place was functioning very well .Actors were there helping and teaching people and school children.But some stalls were closed.Need bit more cleaner .The shop sells goods in very high prices.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NishD
Reviewed 24 April 2018

When it re-opened in 2010 or 11 it used to be a nice morning or afternoon out for the whole family. It was crowded, fun and there were many fun activities for children and adults alike. however, this place is no longer funded or run...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank UdaraRanasinghe
Reviewed 18 April 2018

While not as polished as some similar places in India, it still gives a very good insight into the life of past and,( to a small degree) present. Visiting on 5th feb 2018, I was shown around by 2 delightful ladies who were more than...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Commercially set up to sell expensive souvenirs this village is a waste of time. Two girls behind a counter take your money and give you a ticket and then you walk about 3 steps and another girl at a turnstile checks you have a ticket!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank hapitravel
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We decided to get a sample view and feel of village life in this model village. While the concept was to be acknowledged, the staff were quite laid back. Being a public holiday many of the areas were closed. (When would you visit such a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank RHM63
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It is a very good place for 5th grade school children and for foreigners those who love to see and experience the traditional Sri Lankan lifestyle. The Village Man will explain about the lifestyle and ancient Sinhala vocabulary by giving examples in an interesting manner....More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Sanclub
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