Independence Memorial Hall
Sri Lanka Cricket
The top sport in Sri Lanka is, without a doubt, cricket. You can buy tickets for major games from Sri Lanka Cricket, at the office near...
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At the time of research this was the hottest club in the city. It has a glass dance floor and go-go girls, and sometimes hosts Western...
Definitely not a bad market, this organic and artisan food market is held in the northeast parking lot of the Colombo Racecourse and is...
Independence Sq · interesting places nearby
Independence Memorial Hall information
Really a large memorial building to Sri Lanka’s 1948 independence from Britain, the huge stone edifice is loosely based on Kandy’s Audience Hall. This is a good place to escape Colombo’s crowds as it always seems almost empty.