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Independence Square, Colombo

Categories: Neighborhoods, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.2/5 based on 340+ 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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  • This is a location popular among walkers and joggers. This is also a good place for families, particularly for small children to run around, cycle, roller-blade or play ball. Childrens play area is of...  read more »
  • This square was built in 1948 and it's been maintained very well. I would recommend visiting this area if in Colombo. 
  • As soon as we reached independent square rain was started. We could not get out of the car as we were not prepared for rain but this place is a must see spot in Colombo. 
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