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Market St, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you head for the “local” building of the Central Market to avoid dodging the many tshirt/clothes salesmen who bother you. You can’t miss that you are in the right place as it is a quadrangle of fruit and veg stall with No.42 spice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jrapeter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Next to the Hela Bojun Hala, is the city’s central market. It is a one stop shop to meet all vegetarian needs. Situated on either side of the entrance are several shops loaded with all kinds of fruits and vegetables. All of them were fresh,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank UNR1806
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had alot of time in sri lanka and boaght from alot of stores but the absolute best one was in kandy spice market shop #42 the seller richard was amazing very helpfull and very cheap prices with more discounts and gifts. We will deffinately...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky our rickshaw driver cum tour guide took us to Kandy Markey Hall, this is where all the locals come for their shopping.... lots of shops selling a range of products... we got lucky at a lovey saree shop from where we picked...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Roomi S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our bus back to the city from the Botanical Gardens deposited us right outside the market, near to the veg and fish stalls. The fish by afternoon was pretty stinky as you can imagine. We spent about 5 minutes just wandering through. If it hadn't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

The kandy market hall is a very good place to get some fresh fruits from Sri Lanka and you see many locals purchasing goods. We would specially recommend shop no.42 for spices and tea. The owner of the no. 42 was very knowledgable about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Small market, most of the stalls are selling the same things. Again a place where they are good at persuading you to buy things you don’t even want.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Holliester
Reviewed 9 October 2018

is located in the Heart of town. Its worth a visit to see the colorful display of the Tropical Fresh Fruit stalls.Kandy Market is a public municipal market which is close to the clock tower in the centre of the city. this large market area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Laksilu W
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to find a very good place to buy some good tea and spices. Was a bit tough as all the stalls look similar. We highly recommend to visit stall no. 42 owners were very kind and was able explain everything. Stall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rishard396
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We were dropped outside this landmark by our driver, and expected to be hassled by stall owners. We both felt that this market one could breathe a touch easier than other markets located throughout Sri Lanka, and Kandy. If you're looking for Leather, clothes, spices...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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