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. 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.
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  • Once you get out from the heat into the shelter of this monument, you experience a soothing breeze flowing thru it. The architecture is beautiful and it encourages you to spend a few minutes relaxing....  more »
  • Good to see such a structure and the park nearby. Good place to spend time with your little ones. They will like running around the independence square and the park around it. You can see lot of...  more »
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