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Barefoot, Colombo

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Check out the much-lauded textiles at Barefoot, a shop established by Sri Lankan designer Barbara Sansei. Renowned for her vibrant, hand-woven fabrics, Sansei's creations include bedsheets, tablecloths, and other home decor, as well as quality clothing items with striking geometric designs. The thoughtfully laid-out store also features locally made crafts and a bookshop. Afterwards, admire the artworks in the gallery and relax in the courtyard cafe. Use our Colombo online trip itinerary planner to add Barefoot and other attractions to your Colombo vacation plans.
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  • We had read about the shop & cafe & made it our first port of call in Colombo; the courtyard was a delight for a leisurely breakfast & then we managed to spend a good hour or more in the shop before h...  more »
  • Great place to find handmade clothes, table runners and stuffed animals and so on. All stuff there are recycled materials. There is a cafe at the back yard with life band.  more »
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  • A great store housing lovely crafts and products from across the country. Lovely cafe with live music, Best peaceful place in busy Colombo. Can spend hours shopping for little treasures, loved walking through the lovely shop and looking at all the unique items before enjoy the cafe. Enjoyed browsing .
  • Beautiful hand woven fabrics and garments that last unchanged and unfazed for years and years. Great place to experience nostalgic and contemporary Colombo culture with many interesting object and books. Very nice garden cafe.
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