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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...more
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No 60, York Street | No.215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 07, Thummulla., Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a government owned enterprise, you will find a Laksala in almost any major city of the island, sometimes several locations in one city. Some locations are crammed and stuffy, others are clean, modern, with A/C and helpful staff. The prices are fix, some items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit for the srilankan souvenirs. There are some hidden treasures here but you may have to hunt a little bit. They don't always have everything in stock, so you may have to make do with what's in the display. If you are short on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 653sunilw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE have been visiting this place since 2017. Wonderful things to buy and our clients are very happy about the products

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Planet C
Reviewed 6 November 2018

we dont need go anywherefor fine the uniqe & antiqe thing's..lot of things are there.i t was awosome shoping botiqe

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank WNRESORT
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Today we bought a sapphire bracelet, and negotiated an apparently fair price. The salesman was reluctant to write 18k gold on the certificate, but when prompted wrote it on the receipt, not the certificate. One returning the the hotel, we checked the metal markings, (with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Pahta
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Good place to buy souvenirs from. I got my colleagues at work small colorful tea boxes from there each box had 10 teabags perfect for souvenirs. I also bought a tuktuk made out of wood 👍🏻

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JJQ89
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I use to buy gift items to my gusts from this shop. They have lot of cool items like mask, and all other wooded items.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank izverm2018
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

My card was rung through multiple times and 'didn't' work. The next customer payed by card no problem. When I offered to pay by cash one of my notes was refused and they insisted on 'just one more' card transaction. My bank have since confirmed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Jimbo2809
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Why do they put an elephant on everything really! I found nothing of The Sri Lanka here we had just spent 3 weeks traveling and it’s not all tea & elephants.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank KAMB1958
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I bought so much here! The variety was excellent! The prices were manageable, not too too high. Very nice store!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Necoh M
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WorldTraveler1707
30 April 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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