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Independence Square

827 Reviews

Independence Square

827 Reviews
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Privet One Day Udawalawe National Park Elephant Safari

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Basing out of Colombo needn’t mean missing out on Sri Lanka’s wildlife delights. On this private door-to-door tour, experience a 4WD elephant safari in Uduwalawe National Park with its photogenic reservoir and mountain range. On your way back, stop in Ratnapura to see the historic temple of Maha Saman Devalaya and explore the gem museum. Please note: Tour excludes national park entrance fees and guide fees.
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Dianne C wrote a review Sep 2020
Redmond, Washington53 contributions9 helpful votes
The architecture is great and I loved seeing all the statues of lions plus you learn a lot of the history here
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Danushka Basnayaka wrote a review Aug 2020
Mawanella, Sri Lanka91 contributions
I mostly visiting this place for evening jogging.peceful place,free parking available and some free exercise equipments available for free, Perfectly maintained place, Clean and beautiful,
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Prasanna M wrote a review Jan 2020
Rowville, Australia165 contributions6 helpful votes
This has been built to commemorate Independence obtained in1948. This is not the place where it was declared but a place where Sri Lankan architecture is used. A place not to be missed if you are in Colombo. Good for a morning walk and some great photos. Nearby you would find Sri Lanka Broadcasting corporation and also the National TV station. This area is also near to many overseas missions like Australian High commission, Canadian High commission and also the British High commission.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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747nadia wrote a review Jan 2020
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa222 contributions18 helpful votes
We did a quick stop here on our city tour. There is a lot of history at the Independence Square and also a great opportunity for photos. You don't have to spend too long here.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Braj Raj Narayan Saxena wrote a review Jan 2020
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The place is a rectangle shape building mostly resting on many pillers and nothing in the middle. Outside it is a statue of the first president of the country Mr Stephen Senanayake. There is no entry fee. It is worth taking a pic.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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