The Best Places to Go Shopping in Colombo – Retail Therapy Galore


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A combination of great food, friendly people, rich culture and amazing shopping experiences is what Colombo has to offer to you! Here are some of the best places to shop and things to buy in the city.


A bit of bling

Sri Lanka is very well known for its gems and jewellery, and if there’s one thing you must take back home, it’s jewellery consisting of gems mined right here in the country. There are numerous jewellery stores in and around the commercial capital; if you’re staying in a city hotel in Colombo, you’ll have access to plenty of such stores.

A string of malls

If you’re looking for a more comfortable shopping experience, Colombo has plenty of malls for you to shop in. You’ll find malls that cater to all budgets and you’re bound to find one that will cater to your spending range. Malls like Majestic City, Liberty Plaza and Colombo City Centre are within easy walking or driving distance to most hotels, such as Mandarina Colombo.

The Colombo streets

If you like exploring and looking around, then the streets of Colombo are just for you! From the fascinating Pettah market to an unlimited number of stores to shop from, every corner in Colombo has something exciting in store and you just might manage to get a good deal too!

Good Market

Every Sunday, the Good Market sets up a pop-up market with different vendors and sellers that offer a wide range of products. You’re bound to come across hand-made items, snacks and organic beauty products among several other things you can buy.

Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+

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