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Gunatilake Batiks

921, Old Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 223815
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Truly a nice experience for anyone that visits Sri Lanka. Bit of cultural memorabilia can be taken... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Lakshan S
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they returned the ring my wife lost back to pakistan!

I and my wife were on a 13 days vacation in Sri Lanka. Our visit to this shop was very good.We... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Syed A
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We Gunatilake Batiks express the true identity our of country’s Heritage and glory by using the Ancient Art of Batiks. Ideal place to buy batik Souvenirs & gather knowledge on batik handicrafts. Batik products are available from USD $ 3 up to exclusive range as well. Opportunity to experience Hand Made High Quality Batik Crafts & Batik Dresses. Free tour at Batik production center with full demonstration is provided to all visitors between 8.00am to 5.00pm [Showroom is open till 6.00pm] We uphold one of the biggest single Batiks Collection of the Island with Vast Variation of Traditional & fashionable clothing for casual wear, Batik Materials, Wall decors, Wall Pictures, Household items & accessories.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good21%
  • Average21%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“wall hangings” (2 reviews)
“sri lanka” (3 reviews)
“skills” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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921, Old Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 223815
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Truly a nice experience for anyone that visits Sri Lanka. Bit of cultural memorabilia can be taken back home and it won't break the bank.

Thank Lakshan S
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

I and my wife were on a 13 days vacation in Sri Lanka. Our visit to this shop was very good.We found the staff very courteous and patient. My wife takes a lot of time while shopping and it is embarrassing to be with her...More

Thank Syed A
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Definitely a place that would visit again; extremely friendly, patient staff who accommodated to my needs .. I was able to see how the Sri Lankan culture reflected in the rich, detailed, handmade Batik work, whilst learning the entire procedure of creating the colourful masterpieces....More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

There is no secret that drivers have an incentive to take tourists to this shop. But my family takes an interest in this technique, and we were given a tour of the manufacturing steps by an unhurried and knowledgeable guide. It is an expensive shop,...More

1  Thank Reslysten54
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Noting the majority of the 5 star reviews come from people who have 1 review to their name I feel the rating to be overly kind. My wife and I collect wall hangings of all descriptions and occasionally brave shops like this to view the...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

'Worth of spending time & Money' Wonderful batik workshop they explained us how original batik is made. Got good knowledge on batik process. Few ladies were doing artistic work. Skillful work with loads of time and effort they put in.. Showrooms were amazing, we bought...More

Thank Khaled e
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best batik shops in kandy..excellent..if you have a plan to visit kandy,sri lanka don't forget to step on to this place..

Thank Chandana B
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Amaziiiiinnng!!😍 Everyone must go it's worth it I went with my family we had a good time and workers there are kind

1  Thank Alsaeedhaya
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The people working there are all very welcoming and try their best giving you a glimpse in showing you their work. I would def recommend this place bc them showing you around is for free and you get to know a lot about sri lankan...More

Thank Mia K
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

The workshop was interesting , but the shop was way too expensive. Especially the silk sarongs. We were taken there by our driver.

Thank ZeldaMic
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