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34A, Ebenezer Place, Galle Road, Dehiwala

Artworld is an art supplies shop in Dehiwala, with affordable, quality art materials. They've got brand favourites like Faber Castell, Pentel, Camel and Acron.

Senanayake Book Shop

No 366 Galle Road Wellawatte

While it's not quite as charming as Maradana's second hand strip it's much better laid out and the books seems to be curated- classics at the back, pulp and pop towards the front and a box of…

Sarasavi Warehouse

30, Stanley Tilakaratne Mawatha, Jambugasmulla

Bargain/ second hand bookshop

Vijitha Yapa Bookshop (Nugegoda)

99, S De S Jayasinghe Mawatha, Nugegoda

The store’s fluorescent lighting, white walls, white shelves and white floor tiles render the space rather clinical and cold. I found it eerily reminiscent of Oregon State Hospital (The setting of ‘One Who…

Deen The Bookman

412, Galle road, Wellawatta

A legendary figure on Colombo's secondhand book scene, Deen the Bookman has a vast selection of titles, from run-of-the-mills & boons to obscure medical titles.

The Full Stop

L-10 Crescat Boulevard, 75 Galle Road, Colombo 3

The Full Stop has the highest quality stationery in Colombo, at the highest price. If you want regular paper or a few pens and exercise books, your local stationer or someplace like Sarasavi is…

Malee Book Centre

Malee Book Centre, 215, Havelock Road, Colombo 06

Malee Book Centre is an underrated haven of Disney themed party equipment and stationery.

Vijitha Yapa (Crescat)

G 6A Crescat Boulevard, Colombo 3

Vijitha Yapa Crescat has a great selection of comics and other interesting books, but it's also quite expensive. Good for gifts.


40/1, Joseph Lane, Colombo 04

Chapters has a decent range of books, mostly fantasy and illustration, but what we really love about this bookshop is it's so much more than a store.

Promate World Stationer - Colombo Racecourse

Colombo Racecourse, Reid Avenue, Colombo 7

ProMate is a stationery shop, they’ve got a few pricey looking pens here and a huge collection of notebooks. Their whole brand practically revolves around notebooks; notepads, spiral pads,…

Rohan's Bookstore (Liberty Plaza)

Ground Floor, Liberty Plaza

A bookstore with a surprisingly wide array of choices at Liberty Plaza's ground floor.

M. D. Gunasena Bookshop (Bambalapitiya)

No. 27, Galle Road, Colombo 04

M.D.Gunasena takes a novel approach at the conventional bookshop, with gorgeous interior decor, and a chill atmosphere which is perfect for passing the time, and of course reading.

Sarasavi Bookshop

2 Samudradevi Road, Nugegoda

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