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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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  • Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility to.....  more
    Independence Memorial Hall is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility to.....  more »
  • The architecture is great and I loved seeing all the statues of lions plus you learn a lot of the history here 
    The architecture is great and I loved seeing all the statues of lions plus you learn a lot of the history here  more »
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  • Very relaxing atmosphere with clean green surrounding. Ideal place to Jog, walk or even for cycling.....When doing so, please leave your pets aside at home. pets NOT allowed. Ideal for families with little children since vast open area to play.
  • It is nice momentarily in our community. I like it and when I go there I am really feeling some freedom in mind. Thanks Allah.

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