All around Sri Lanka are classic souvenir shops called Laksala, where visitors can get lots of beautiful figurines of Buddhas, elephants, peacocks and leopards. Laksala is the best shop for traditional handicrafts. There are a couple of branches in Colombo as well as in other major cities on the island. Paradise Road also has some handmade figurines and statues of better quality and price, along with some other gorgeous handmade goods. Most souvenir shops sell wooden Buddha figurines and painted elephants made from all sorts of materials.