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Reviewed 3 days ago

There really isn’t anything to do here except escape from the sun. It is a pavilion with a statue in front.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eugene W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This structure is very well patronized. The day we were there, one end was being used for some sort of letting whilst the other end had children learning the arts of drawing portraits. Very airy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gilliebean63
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was part of a guided tour around the City of Colombo and was an amazing sight to experience and to learn about its history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the memorial for Independence of Ceylon from the colonial rule.This is an impressive architectural designed building.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Commemorating Sri Lanka's 1948 indepence from Great Britain, this is the one "must see" historic spot in Colombo. It may not look that impressive, but our visit here demonstrated how important this site is. We saw a number of locals gathered here in awe and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An important historical land mark in Colombo.Nice place to go around, to walk down on the memory lane and to relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SunandSand678
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a monument which commemorates independence of Sr Lanka from Great Britain. It is a National monument having a historical significance with regards to self governance of the country. The Hall is a simple structure, having a platform and roof supported by pillars. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Not a lot of things to see but you can take a walk or even run or do some sport if you like it. It is a sort of square where many locals hang out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank franfran5959
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Its a OK place to stop, get in the shade and enjoy the breeze to cool off and enjoy. Just sit for a while and watch the city go around. If you visit too quickly, you'll just get the picture and leave with the impression...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank swimjohn18
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Definately worth a visit, with the story of independence beautifully depicted inside. Simple but beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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