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Reviewed yesterday

An important historical land mark in Colombo.Nice place to go around, to walk down on the memory lane and to relax.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SunandSand678
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a monument which commemorates independence of Sr Lanka from Great Britain. It is a National monument having a historical significance with regards to self governance of the country. The Hall is a simple structure, having a platform and roof supported by pillars. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ShvRm_Traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a lot of things to see but you can take a walk or even run or do some sport if you like it. It is a sort of square where many locals hang out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank franfran5959
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a OK place to stop, get in the shade and enjoy the breeze to cool off and enjoy. Just sit for a while and watch the city go around. If you visit too quickly, you'll just get the picture and leave with the impression...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank swimjohn18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definately worth a visit, with the story of independence beautifully depicted inside. Simple but beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AJ310B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place reflecting the Sri Lankan history. Has a museum but was closed when i visited. However, still a place to visit in Colombo. Has wall craft marking the independence of Sri Lanka. Also it is situated near independence square arcade which is a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank AALEKH07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went with my Sri Lankan friend at Independence memorial hall and many people were doing sport lessons, running etc... There isn't really much to see, however if you are into sport and that you want to run this is your place !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lillymurphyLM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just the open hall, nothingbelse. We found nomexplanation on the memorial. You can watch people exercising sports on the place in front of the memorials.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gefe2017
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Nice beautiful heritage structure. The pillars of this building are magnificent. It is just in front of the Viharamahadevi Park. This building was built to commemorate the Island country's Independence and hence the name.The lawns around this building are well maintained and manicured. This area...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank StevenP3423
Reviewed 23 October 2018

This was created to be a historical monument for the future and structurally looks good. But from an architectural angle it is quite uninspiring Worth going there if you are roaming around in Colombo but that is about it all.

Date of experience: October 2018
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