Cargills Department Store, Colombo

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#239 of 623 in Things to do in Colombo
See the Victorian red-brick facade of Cargills Department Store, where you can find a range of products at reasonable prices. Browse through clothes, footwear, cosmetics, homewares, and even groceries at the large store. During the British colonial era, colonists used to buy supplies and luxury products at the department store, giving them a taste of home. Observe the visual juxtaposition between new and traditional architectural styles as you compare the department store to the modern buildings around it. A visit to Cargills Department Store represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Colombo trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Be carful when ordering from cargills home delivery, they put quantities they like and literally expiring in few days and charge you guiltlessly. Make sure to check expiry date when products are...  more »
  • Unlike many of the old colonial buildings in Colombo Fort, this one is still operating. The exterior is one of the more impressive due to its brickwork and arches. The inside is a bit depressing...  more »

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