Independence Square

Independence Square, Colombo: Address, Independence Square Reviews: 4/5

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Tashen.G
Wattala, Sri Lanka4 contributions
May 2021
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 a Ceylonese-elected legislature on February 4, 1948. It is located in Independence Square in the Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo. It also houses the Independence Memorial Museum.
Written 19 May 2021
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Dianne C
Redmond, WA53 contributions
Nov. 2019 • Solo
The architecture is great and I loved seeing all the statues of lions plus you learn a lot of the history here
Written 9 September 2020
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Danushka Basnayaka
Mawanella, Sri Lanka107 contributions
Aug. 2020 • Solo
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,
Written 20 August 2020
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Prasanna M
Rowville, Australia193 contributions
Feb. 2019 • Family
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.
Written 26 January 2020
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747nadia
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa300 contributions
Dec. 2019
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.
Written 20 January 2020
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Jan. 2020 • Couples
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.
Written 12 January 2020
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MonteBurns
New York City, NY913 contributions
Jan. 2020 • Couples
Well. It has some history but really not much tourist value to me. We spent a few minutes there then left. Some armed soldiers lurking around.

It’s not a necessity.
Written 12 January 2020
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Satish_KS
Bengaluru, India61 contributions
Dec. 2019
We were here as part of Colombo Tour. Nice place to visit. Nice location to take snaps also :)
Our group enjoyed
Written 9 January 2020
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Saibal S
San Francisco, CA2,243 contributions
Dec. 2019
Once you get out from the heat into the shelter of this monument, you experience a soothing breeze flowing thru it. The architecture is beautiful and it encourages you to spend a few minutes relaxing under its shade.
Written 2 January 2020
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Manu S
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India138 contributions
Dec. 2019 • Family
Good to see such a structure and the park nearby. Good place to spend time with your little ones. They will like running around the independence square and the park around it. You can see lot of kids playing around in the park and cycling in the small road in front of it. Families can also be seen spending quality time in the park. The square can be used for some spectacular selfies and photos if taken from the correct angles. Had a feeling that the makers of this place tried to replicate Washington. But it was a great effort and commendable.
Written 31 December 2019
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