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Independence Square, Colombo

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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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  • Independence Square is the place built to commemorate the independence from British colonial rulers in 1948. If you are searching for place to chill out, this might be the best at the middle of the ci...  more »
  • We were advised that we needed to visit this place. Initially quite disappointing as there was no description of what we were seeing. It would be great if there was a brief explanation of the place. W...  more »
  • It is in a very large area, with very limited activities. There was a shopping area, which was far too expensive for the locals, some food stalls were good & affordable for the locals, but some were f...  more »