Shoping in Colombo

Colombo’s markets, with their inconceivable choice of ordinary products, are a great deal more convincing as spots to visit than venues for finding products to take home. Also, Colombo has numerous great stores making that additional pack fundamental.

Expect a wave of new shopping centers to open in Colombo as the economy blasts.  Meanwhile the city has vast shopping centers.Your best bets are the following;

Dutch Hospital – The former 17th century Colombo Dutch Hospital has now been transformed into Colombo’s finest shopping and entertainment precient. The Courtyard houses the very best brands in fassion, jewellery, personal care, handicrafts, resturants and cafes. Visit the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct for the most exclusive shopping experiences, where you can shop, wine and dine, or just simply stroll along, marveling at the Colonial Architecture.

Arcade Independence Square is a super-complex to pop up in Colombo. It’s a beautiful, central space with a food court, restaurants, and shopping, cushioned on a beautiful green expanse.

Crescat Boulevard MALL (No 89 Galle Rd, Col 3) Medium mall next to the Cinnamon Grand Hotel.
Majestic City MALL (Galle Rd, Col 4) Large mall with a wide range of stores.

Large Shopping Stores

Odel – high-profile retail establishment that combines international and top nearby brands in one charming maze. From fashions to homewares to beauty care products and gift things,

Arpico – A tremendous store useful for replacing just about anything you cleared out at home. Foreign made foods , cosmetics, sunscreen, a drug store and electronics store

Handicrafts -This stylish designer shop on the trendy stretch of Stratford Ave sells everything from candles to coff ee tables. Gift items pegged to the season are displayed in profusion and there is a good section of books on Sri Lankan art.

Laksala – An extensive outlet of the government run chain of handicratfs and souvenir  shops prevalent with groups. Modest cut  elephants, decently created crafted works and carefully crafted handicrafts and handmade clothing compete for attention.


House of Fashion -Colombo’s legendary surplus outlet for the nation’s garment industry has gone upscale and now has a new multistorey building. It still has unbeatable textile and clothing prices but now it’s cultivating its own style too.It’s always crowded; many items are hugely discounted.


Ceylon tea is sold in pretty much every place that offers foodstuff s, from minimarts to supermarkets.. For the best quality and determination, Visit a specialist shop for best coutcome

Mlesna Tea Centre – Crescat Boulevard / Majestic City

Dilmah Tea Shop – Crescat Boulevard / Majestic City


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