Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Sri Lanka  /  Western Province  /  Colombo  /  Independence Square

Independence Square, Colombo

#10 of 469 in Things to do in Colombo
Landmark · 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. Use our Colombo trip planner to visit Independence Square on your trip to Colombo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Create an itinerary including Independence Square
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Independence Square reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
828 reviews
  • The architecture is great and I loved seeing all the statues of lions plus you learn a lot of the history here  more »
  • I mostly visiting this place for evening jogging.peceful place,free parking available and some free exercise equipments available for free, Perfectly maintained place, Clean and beautiful,  more »
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance