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Stopped here on a day trip. Good range of masks and products to buy. Quite expensive but at least the prices are on the products so you can see what they are. Museum is worth looking around for a couple of minutes.
This is probably the most famous place for traditional masks in Sri Lanka. They have a workshop where you can see the artisans creating these beautiful masks. Personally this was the best part of the visit for me.
They also have a museum which is...More
Our tour guide for the day drove us here a part of his tour package. It was interesting to see the masks being made (donation box alert), but the museum really took the cake. The museum guide acted like she was being held hostage and...More
"Ariyapala Mask Museum" and Handycrafts Store, located near the main road is a great place to see and understand about the Sri Lankan Traditional Masks as well as the culture behind those masks.
Other than displaying masks of famous "Daha Ata Sanniya" there are illustrations...More
I visited all shops and museums in Ambalangoda for the masks and I would recommend one should visit all if there is time. They have very unique ones in the museum indeed. A bit more expensive than in the rest of the places, but totally...More
Ariyapala & Sons is one of the best places to buy the Sri Lankan Wooden mask, a best souvenir. Apart from shopping you can get a hands on feel of how a wooden mask is actually made in the workshop next to the shop.