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About Basket Centre
Are you looking for something to buy that reminds you of the sights and sounds of Sri Lanka? Then-among many things- products made out of palm leaves is one of the island's specialities. Although you will be able to find palm products in some parts of the island it's said that Kalutara is one of the places that pay special attention to the art of weaving, especially the Basket Centre. Most guides state that Kalutara is famous in Sri Lanka for its colourful, soft basket ware.
So head over to the Basket Centre which can be located in the middle of the village, where the local weavers pour their creativity and talent into turning plain palm fronds into colourful products such as mats, bags, hats, baskets, the list is endless.