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Independence Avenue, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well Maintained memorial, beautiful place... Just beside a large park. You may noticed kids playing around the memorial, tennis ball cricket. Got to see lot of foreigners visiting in a TukTuk which is driven by a well dress chauffeur, who is also their tour guide..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank srishkalyan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good place to just chillout after a heavy meal (as I did :-)) or even for a propper jog as most people seem to do. Historic land mark with nice local arcitecture from different periods and locations of the island

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RJK R
Reviewed 6 days ago

A monument, Independence Memorial Hall, built to commemorate independence of Sri Lanka from the Colonial powers is located in the Independence Square. The Memorial is actually a pavilion with pillars and roof on a raised Platform. A statue of the first PM of Sri Lanka...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ShvRm_Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place and work done by Srilanka on this monument to mark their Independence. Big park along side where you can see lot of kids playing. Clean place with few police guards on watch to keep visitors away from lion statues.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TusharP
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lights are switched off by 10pm. It's safe for everyone to go jogging even at night. Well maintained. Good for relaxation and yoga too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ruwanjala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The independence square is really beautiful . The architecture is wonderful . There is also a shopping arcade in front of the square .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SuvirB3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During the day it is too sunny and evenings are full of people who exercise - I go there only at night - if you love the environment, unlimited sky, space.....go there after 8.30 at night - only occasional vehicles and phones will disturb you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nisha-Abey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i would thanks for my driver to take me here, i felt like what a place because of its nature and silence my mindset is very calm and peaceful its really nice to travelling with Kingfisher Tours Srilanka to all over Srilanka

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Balraj V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Independance Square area. This is a historic place in Sri Lanka. Very relaxing and good place to relax.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SanjeewaA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Independence Square was included in our Colombo City Tour. It's a nice place reflecting history of Sri Lanka. They also have a museum if one wishes to visit. There is a huge statue & a huge ground. Clean & peaceful place.

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 18, 2018|
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Response from kpnagaraja | Reviewed this property |
August Will be Nice weather . Intermittent Rains and very Pleasant weather
February 25, 2017|
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Response from svperera | Reviewed this property |
There is no known market as such held at the independence square but close to it at the old race course grounds there is the 'good market' held every Saturday from about 09-17hrs.
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Ratna K | Reviewed this property |
You are talking about Colombo Municipal Council building known as (CMC).This is still still functioning office.