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Pettah, Colombo

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Head for an authentic local shopping experience at Pettah. Make your way through the labyrinth leading between the countless tents where local merchants sell their goods. The flea market is more suitable for those who enjoy a more intense shopping experience. It gets quite crowded; however, you can expect to purchase items for a much lower price than in stores. Browse everything from precious gems and gold to fruits and vegetables. Using our online itinerary creator, Colombo attractions like Pettah can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was a walk-through experience of the bazaar; crowded, noisy, hawkers extolling the virtue of their wares, it's colourful, you can buy just about anything here, although unsure of the quality. The...  more »
  • it was crowded, and for us not useful.we think pettah is as big as Delhi bazaar, but it wasn't. i bought some spicy. we cant find souvenirs like wooden elephants,mugs or any Sri Lanka stickers. there ...  more »
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