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Independence Square in Colombo is one of the few if not the only space in Colombo where you can breath fresh air and do a reasonable walking round. I use this space as a transit point where you can unwind before heading to the next...More
If u want to spend some time relaxing after visiting the Colombo city I can recommend this place have a sit and relax with the fresh air.
This place independence monuments and garden are simple and beautiful u can have a walk through the park...More
Amazing atmosphere. Can relax, walk, play cards, chat, have soul searching conversations,soak in the architecture of the Square, watch the sunset....one hindrance is the guards who need to be trained better and the cultural ministry certainly needs to have better guidelines about what visitors can/cannot...More
Well I had a different experience when I visited this place . The shopping mall was different. An old building was converted to a shopping mall . There are few cheap eats and hotels there . If u wanna spend few. Hours relaxing after seeing...More
The Independence Monument and Gardens are simple, graceful and peaceful - much like the place and people of Sri Lanka. It’s worth stopping and walking around as it gives a great feeling. Then cross over to the Arcade which is converted Asylum Buildings. Extremely impressive...More
Independence Square: The building was constructed in 1889 at a cost of Rs 450,000 to serve as the Jawatta Lunatic Asylum (also called the Cinnamon Gardens Asylum). In 1875, the then Governor, Sir William Gregory, based on the recommendations of the Principal Civil Medical Officer,...More
We visited this monumental structure, which is reminiscent of an ancient Greek or Roman temple, on a recent cruise call to Colombo.The inside of the building is covered with murals representing the history of the Sri Lankan people. The outside of the building is guarded...More