No trip to Colombo is complete without a visit to Colombo’s largest market that serves almost any item. It can surely satisfy your retail needs. It’s probably the best way to introduce yourself to the real flavor of Colombo by absorbing the sounds and smells around the market.
Over here, you’ll find vendors proudly exhibiting their items by bawling as loud as possible just so that they could grab your attention. This is also them trying hard to outdo their competitors. Pettah market is an open-air market filled with items ranging from a combination of knick-knacks, consumer electronics, clothing, jewelry and of course huge crowds. Make sure you get your local guide to help you navigate through the busy, narrow streets of Pettah!