We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
345
All photos (345)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nice square”(10 reviews)
“jogging track”(14 reviews)
“british rule”(18 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28°
24°
Sep
28°
23°
Oct
28°
22°
Nov
Contact
Independence Avenue, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Ways to Experience Independence Square
from US$40,00
More Info
from US$37,00
More Info
from US$55,00
More Info
from US$65,00
More Info
Reviews (701)
Filter reviews
609 results
Traveller rating
242
278
81
5
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
242
278
81
5
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsnice squarejogging trackbritish ruleshopping arcadememorial museumrace coursemorning and eveninghistorical importancesri lankaindependent squarehistorical placecinnamon gardensprime ministerclean placeevening walknice place to visitbeautiful park
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 609 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was very pleasant and drizzling day when I visited this place. Its a very peaceful and clean place, A place in the lap of nature kind of. It also has very good shopping complex. I would suggest to visit this place and spend some...More

Thank vivek s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a clean place to jog or to have a nice chat with a friend.This place have ample parking so no need to worry about that as well also you dont need to pay for that.I have been to this place often because this place...More

Thank Haritha G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this place often for a jog. It is a very relaxing atmosphere. Lots of shady pathways. Very breezy and chilled out. Plenty of parking.

Thank ShavindraS2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It would be easy to say that there are many other things to see and do in Colombo. This place is a 10 minute job if not entirely missable. Could be an ideal place to meet at the start of a tour but just to...More

Thank squeezweasel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place, and as described above, it was clean, simple, elegant yet thought provoking. Take some time and sit here to enjoy the natural breeze and the buddha paintings on the roof.

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice, serene and peaceful. A perfect place to relax in the city! Don't miss this place if you are in Colombo.

Thank giji365
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old architecture which coveted into shopping space. Better to visit in Morning or night as crowded otherwise

Thank 260rjp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very best place to free your mind in Colombo area. It is very suitable place for waking. And it's So beautiful and well maintained.

Thank Srinal W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice square surround by old dutch buildings. Great for evening or morning walk. All buildings converted into shops now.

Thank Umang A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been walking at I dependence square now for a couple of weeks, and it’s a beautiful park and walking and biking trail. There’s lots of people walking in the evening and places to grab a bottle of water close by. It seems safe for...More

Thank Violet P
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 63 hotels in Colombo
Vista Villa Colombo 7
3 reviews
.97 km away
Colombo Court Hotel & Spa
898 reviews
1.27 km away
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
676 reviews
1.31 km away
The Reed Boutique Hotel
79 reviews
1.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 687 restaurants in Colombo
The t-Lounge by Dilmah
186 reviews
.37 km away
Playtrix Sports Bar and Cafe
167 reviews
.36 km away
Tsing Tao
197 reviews
.36 km away
41 Sugar
99 reviews
.49 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 515 attractions in Colombo
Independence Memorial Hall
409 reviews
.17 km away
Colombo National Museum
1 141 reviews
.91 km away
Arcade Independence Square
175 reviews
.84 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Vera Z
18 April 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from KPNAGARAJA | Reviewed this property |
August Will be Nice weather . Intermittent Rains and very Pleasant weather
1
Vote
John_Muirhead
25 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
1
Vote
gdevi0112
3 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Ratna K | Reviewed this property |
You are talking about Colombo Municipal Council building known as (CMC).This is still still functioning office.
0
Votes