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Independence Square & Independence Memorial Hall
Top 1 in Can't Miss Attractions

244 Reviews
Statue/SculptureMemorial Hall
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 7 Independence Ave, Colombo 00700
Phone: +94-112-878996

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This is a porch to commemorate the independence of Sri Lanka. The ancient buildings here, surrounded by gardens, are a good place to take pictures. In front of the monument is a statue of the city's first prime minister. Recently, religious activities and annual National Day celebrations have been held here. The Independence Hall is also here. This is one of the best places I can find in Colombo to enjoy a quiet night. At the same time, it is also a leisure park, with a flat lawn, food stalls, and many rooms for exercise and relaxation.

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The Independence Square is located on the east side of Colombo University and is the site where the 1948 Independence Ceremony of Sri Lanka was held. In the center of the square there is an Independence Hall built to commemorate Sri Lanka's departure from British colonial rule and simulate the meeting of the royal family and visitors during the Kandy Dynasty. In front of the memorial hall is a statue of the founding Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Don Stephen Senanayake.
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