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Tourists trap

Very nice presentation folowed by selling overpriced items. For example the masks are sold 5 times... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
talyme
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Very intimidating

This is a pretty obvious tourist trap once you get in there. I have to say that the start of the... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Fiona C
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8 Apr 2018
“Tourists trap”
10 Jan 2018
“Very intimidating”
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"Rajanima" stands for "Royal Creations". As the name itself implies, Rajanima products have a proven value for quality that derives from the noble ancient Sri Lankan roots. Having specialized in re-creation of ancient art and crafts with its entire...more
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173 Rajapihilla Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Thou we are late to reach CMB airport, but made sure a short visit to Rajanima Craft is not missed.... just amazing piece of art all over their shop with craftsman busy doing their work which one can see on-sight. Thou the furniture pieces are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Roomi S
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We didn't feel comfortable here. The tour was interesting but we felt like they were doing the hard sell on us from the start. We have to say that the shop downstairs was amazing with thousands of pieces of wood craft in all sizes and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice presentation folowed by selling overpriced items. For example the masks are sold 5 times more than outside in the market . They will tell you that it is better quality, but it still don’t justify the gup. Enjoy the tour but don’t buy...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank talyme
Reviewed 10 January 2018

This is a pretty obvious tourist trap once you get in there. I have to say that the start of the experience was enjoyable as they bring you through the different types of wood and give you a little display of colour chemistry to show...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We tailor made a wooden sign for gals’ bedroom. It cost is usd90 but the product was disappointing. It was literally plank of wood with the names blocked carved in. Can’t imagine being charged the price with such quality.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank cwlai88
Reviewed 13 November 2017

This place has the same kitsch and gauche carvings for elephants and monkeys in other places. However, we did find more high quality craft here. The prices were also better than other places but we didn't end up buying anything as we were not sure...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BrigitteGolightly
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We bought a bench last april. It took months before we got more news. We agreed to pay 900€ . They took 1000€ from our credit card (cheating with exchange rates) and the worst is yet to come. We got an extra bill of 300€...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Liliane V
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Beautifull place with excellent service. The staff including the managment is really great. We bought two different things for a very good price. You can see and admire the and work of the workers at the shop. Totally recommended!!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Artur G
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the stop and the tour. It would have been nice to hear about the tools, skill and time to make the extraordinary art. I thought the prices were high for Sri Lanka, especially the masks that can be bought at the government store...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank socratespdx
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice place to look at what's available but definitely over the top in prices. And if this is the first stop in Kandy for shopping that your tour guide brought you to, enjoy the woodcarving and painting shows well as the variety but shop elsewhere.

Date of experience: January 2017
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