Artisan Village

The Artisan Village offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the rich culture of Sri Lanka as you experience the island’s heritage and traditions. Within this classic village, you can engage with craftsmen as they go about their creative livelihood making stunning wood carvings, partake in the traditional art of lacquer painting or even craft brightly coloured Sri Lankan masks. The Artisan Village also includes a plot of paddy, a farmer’s hut for storing produce, and a pretty pond where tropical water lilies bloom.


The Artisan Village is at the forefront of supporting local tradesman with the vision of bringing greater prosperity to Hambantota.


Opening hours:

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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