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Independence Square, Colombo

(4.1/5 based on 460+ 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 more of a historical place connected to our independance. The landscae of teh area is what I like the most.  more »
  • Nice and total free out door place for evening chill in busy capital colombo. But get over crowded in Friday evening. I loved the walking path and Green field with my wife.  more »
  • The independence square is located in an area with quite a few nice houses and locations and great if you like to walk Colombo. The independence hall is very nice and looks like a concrete copy of the...  more »