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Independence Square, Colombo
(4.1/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Relax in the lush gardens surrounding Independence Square, right in the heart of Colombo. Paved pathways cross the square, offering an ideal space for taking a walk, jogging, and cycling. Opposite the square sits Memorial Hall, built in 1948 to celebrate the country's independence from British rule. Satisfy your shopping needs at the nearby mall, home to a vast array of various designer brands. To visit Independence Square on your holiday in Colombo, and find out what else Colombo has to offer, use our Colombo vacation planner.
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  • One big park with a structure in between. Something that almost every city in the world has. The shopping complex adjacent to it is different, but does not have eating options. 
  • It is build for remembrance of the independence to Sri Lanka from British. Nice architecture. Super place to relax. Surrounding area has a walking track and nice place to have a walk or jogging. 
  • excellent place to relax in central colombo. you will surprised once you visit here with the calmness in the environment. this place has a good walking path and you can enjoy some good meal in close b...  more »