Laksala is the state owned handicraft shop. You will be able to buy a lot of genuine handicrafts made by traditional artisans. Laksala is by the lake. Today Laksala operates through 13 branches located island wide and offer the widest variety of all Sri Lankan products at a reasonable price. Most importantly, Laksala enables the numerous industries that supply goods to it to stay both profitable and in business. Today you will find an eclectic blend of items ranging from selections of beautifully packaged tea and spices to, colourful batik ware to an elaborate collection of art and craft as well as the finest collection of traditional Sri Lankan Gems and Jewellery.