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Independence Square, Colombo

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
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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  • The Independence Square houses the Independence Memorial and is located in the Cinnamon gardens. In front of the Memorial is the statue of Sri Lanka's first PM, Don Stephen Senanayake. The Memorial wa...  more »
  • Beautifully maintained . Serene surroundings. Seeped in history . A must visit for any lover of history. The views are breathtaking  more »
  • A place which made me salute the citizens of Srilanka. You can see lot of citizen coming here for jogging and exercise (Even there are some equipment placed for doing different kinds of exercise. With...  more »