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Independence Square, Colombo

(4.1/5 based on 440+ 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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  • It is situated at the centre of the city. Good place to sit. They also have misuam in the basement. Good greenery view from the Square. Also can walk to the garden and sit under the tree. Very peacefu...  more »
  • Great big land with nature is very nice! A lot of different trees, some plants! Great place and recommend to visit!
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  • there is really not much to visit at Independence Square . You need to take a taxi to get there because it's really out of your way ! And then , sincerely , within 10 minutes you are done visiting thi...  more »