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Independence Square

Independence Avenue, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
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“nice square” (8 reviews)
“jogging track” (12 reviews)
“race course” (13 reviews)
Independence Avenue, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice time to spend the evenings. There are small shops and cultural shows happening. Building of national heritage.

Thank PG-Dwarka
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was quite pleasant and rather cool with the air flowing through. Nice relief from the hot sun. Nice architecture.

Thank mary s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place to do jogging, hang around with friends and family to catch up with. The area is clean and tidy

Thank ndashikaa
Reviewed 6 days ago

went here to shop and was surprised they had a lovely market outside we brought some nice gifts here

Thank sue5153
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting way of creating a shopping experience in the old asylum. Shops are rather spread out and bitty, but it has a charm about it. There are shops of differing ranges, such as more exclusive to more ordinary. The ladies' toilets are awful, but...More

Thank Janet v
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting. The architect was breath taking. The view from the center was very good. The history of this place worth visiting.

Thank srinagendran
Reviewed 1 week ago

Independence Square is of course highly symbolic for the Nation of Sri Lanka. The monument is tastefully done and very well maintained. It is also a living structure, used for events (when I visited there was a group of art students painting).

Thank 1tguide
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best place for rest and relax.we enjoyed lot.because it is a ideal place for rest and relax

Thank aruna s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the way to leave the city to the center of the island we passed the independence monument which is being taken care of very well and is very nice 👍

Thank Adrian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the main historical monuments in Sri Lanka and many tourists who comes to Colombo don't forget to visit this beautiful monument. Many locals use the walking path around the monument and the well maintained grass patches in the morning and in...More

Thank chamara w
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25 February 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.
3 October 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.