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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  • By the time we reached Independence Square it was raining, monsoon strength, and none of us ventured from the bus. We were close enough to have views of Independence Hall with its surrounding lion scu...  more »
  • The independence square has the independence memorial, a very nice garden, a small lake pool and a shopping complex. We went there early morning when people were jogging and exercising in the park. It...  more »
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