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Independence Memorial Hall

Independence Square, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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Nice and calm place to spend an hour

This is a location which is always included in the itinerary of Clombo city tour, but this is one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rgbaloo
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Kochi (Cochin), India
Independence Memorial Hall: Nothing spectacular to see

This hall is just having grass lawns and shady trees all over. The place is surrounded by circular... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
27Nam
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Agra, India
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Independence Square, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a location which is always included in the itinerary of Clombo city tour, but this is one place where you can wind down and spend an hour in tranquility. The calm sorroundings and the lovely breeze brings peace and happiness.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hall is just having grass lawns and shady trees all over. The place is surrounded by circular road. It is actually a waste of time visiting this monument, nothing spectacular to see. Kindly do not visit.

Thank 27Nam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in the evening and enjoyed the surrounding open spaces and the cool breezes. There were lots of families visiting with children enjoying the beautiful environment.

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Independence Memorial Hall situated in the centre of Independence Square on outskirts of city. Ornate ceiling carvings depict history of Sri Lanka.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

An important site to understand the history of Sri Lanka, the 70 years of independence. The architecture: a tribute to the long history of the country

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Its a nice monument with Sri Lankan History depicted on the roof walls from early periods till later periods....adjoined by a Garden on one side and a colonial era low rise building on the other!!

Thank Aalay
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

If you dont wanne stay in Colombo or have shortage of time, this is an easy one to skip. It does offer a small ‘museum’ below which is a nice touch.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

just passing through colombo so was a nice stop to hear a little history of independance of srilanka

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Experience of Independence Memorial hall was excellent Very unique place and art work was great Very easy to visit this place

Thank nadeemkhan81
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Not not far from the Colombo court hotel where we stayed this was our first stop on our walk, it was nice to sit in the cool shade and watch the local school groups tour this significant monument

Thank dobboinaus
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