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Mine is fake, it's all theatrics to sell gems. Owner and staff turned rude as soon as asked few questions on quality.
Don't unless you understand gems and can identify difference between fake and quality
Got taken here by tuk tuk driver. Mine is fake, 100%. They should just say it’s representative of working mine and not lie about it. The guy flat out lied. Workshop obviously fake. Shop is the end destination. Prepare for super hard selling tactics. Disgraceful....More
Our chauffeur recommended this mine and as he has been awesome we accepted that it was ok. We got tge spiel about uniqueness and value and he even suggested we google them. Trusting, that didnt happen. It was an interesting experience. Nothing to write home...More
...when the Tuk tuk driver we were asking to take us to the tsunami museum threw in the moon stone mine visit! The guy we had showing us the mine and all the other things mentioned in previous reviews was arrogant and the whole experience...More
I find places like this frustrating, real mine or not, there appeared to be a mine shaft, it was briefly explained, then a few other bits, sort of interesting. Clearly there was always going to be a shop at the end, frankly most of the...More
We arrived at the mine, had refreshments at a small cafe on-site and told we could use the toilets. Very soon a gentlemen/salesman (who features on a Youtube video advertising the mine) took us around a small garden for 2 minutes at most then led...More
Meetiyagoda is a small village in Southwest of Sri Lanka. It’s famous for Sri Lankan largest Moonstone mines. Meetiyagoda is situated 4km from Galle Road and 10 km north of Hikkaduwa.
Sri Lankan moonstones are of highest value due to their dark blue reflection. The...More