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Orchid House

Open Now: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
Open today: 8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Great Spot of Sri Lanka Treasures!

Wandering around Galle Fort and found this air-conditioned oasis to escape the heat and sun! Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heidi-Dana
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Santa Monica, CA
Buying jewellery in Sri Lanka

A friend recommended the Orchid House and by coincidence our taxi from Mirissa stopped right... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Scraceyboi
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Devon,UK
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  • Average3%
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Tea, clothes, spices, books, silver jewellery, antiques, pottery, handicrafts, handloom, herbal products, organic products, recycle products, gift items, pashminas, jewellery repairs, tea tasting area, coconut shell products. 100% Sri Lankan hand...more
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28A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wandering around Galle Fort and found this air-conditioned oasis to escape the heat and sun! Well, 30 minutes later we bought almost all of the adorable hand-made painted Sri Lanka tote bags (for gifts) and some very effective aloe vera mosquito repellant which you need...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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yameenh2017, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend recommended the Orchid House and by coincidence our taxi from Mirissa stopped right outside the shop. To British eyes it doesn't immediately look like a jewellers but once inside there is a great selection. My wife was keen to get an eternity ring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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yameenh2017, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thank you.

Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

And they couldn’t provide a certificate (which made me nervous) BUT once I returned home I had them them officially checked (as I became worried of fakes being sold in Galle) and they were indeed real sapphire stones. I think their prices were fair compared...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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yameenh2017, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your valuable review. We issue certificate if it’s worth more than lkr 50000/- worth. If not we issue an invoice taking full responsibility for our product.

Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

We were having a horrible morning as it was beastly hot and our hotel had not secured us a guide for the Galle Fort as promised. We were wandering around the lighthouse area where Lonely Planet said guides would be available (they were not) and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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yameenh2017, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your valuable review. Hope to see you soon. Thank you

Reviewed 26 October 2018

This shop has all kinds of Sri Lankan souvenirs and gifts at better prices than almost any other shop. I will certainly visit again.

Date of experience: December 2017
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yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

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Reviewed 16 October 2018

On september 18th I visited Orchid House store in the Dutch Hospital. The store is beautiful and the seller was very nice - not at all pushy which I do not like - and helpt me pick out some beautiful jewellery. I bought 2 saffire...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank jennekeh2015
yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

sent you a reply for your immedietly. Waiting for your reply. Below is my reply to your email. Please check. dear heyligers Really sorry to hear this. Im happy to help you out doing this. Where are you from?. I can send you a sapphire....More

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Good T-shirt’s, handmade bags, original brand clothes and helpful staff. Design of shop are very nice and tasty smell inside!

Date of experience: March 2018
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yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I visited it in March of 2018 and i found there so many small things which you can find attractive! There is nice brand clothes, massage oils and much more! Prices are good (especially souvenirs), staff are friendly and sincere. I recommend it to everyone...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 10 February 2018

The old building close to the lighthouse within Galle Fort houses a modern shop that stocks a wide variety of Sri Lankan products. The owner, Nasser Hussain, who is a motorcycling friend of mine, is very knowledgeable about the history of the colonial military fort...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

This is a good little shop to shop for local products. The price similar to other tourist shops around Galle.

Date of experience: January 2018
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yameen h, Owner at Orchid House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

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