Arcade Independence Square, Colombo

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The Arcade Independence Square is a shopping complex in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Housed in a group of renovated buildings including the former Jawatta Lunatic Asylum and the former Western Provincial Council Building, it was built as a part of the Independence Square Redevelopment programme initiated by the national government.
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  • This old colonial building square is converted to a shopping and food outlets complex. A good place to hangout in the evenings.  more »
  • We decided on a day of seeing the Malls and this was on the list. The building is an old asylum and is beautiful and detailed. Not many shops but found a bargain in the sales. There are food place at....  more »
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  • Very clean, tidy and aesthetically pleasing location. Even after all these years, the Arcade is surprisingly well taken care, particularly the garden. This location has a cinema, restaurants, cafes and high end branded shops. It's a good place to bring your family and the Independence Square is right behind it.
  • It's not a place a would recommend for "shopping". It has a lot of designer brands which is great if that's what your looking for. It has a very nice exterior. If you like taking pictures, this location is quite nice.. the building itself is very old and adds to the beauty of this place.

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