Arcade Independence Square, Colombo

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Arcade Independence Square, Colombo - Address, Phone Number

Address: 30 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka

Phone: +94-727727758

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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This complex is an interesting juxtaposition of facts. It looks like a mansion. It looks new, but was built in 1889 as an lunatic asylum. It is now located adjacent to where Sri Lanka was declared free. And it is now the most popular shopping, leisure and entertainment complex in the city. Fashion apparel, sports apparel, watches, electronics, restaurants and even a wax museum, of all things, are located here. There are over a dozen excellent restaurants. And an Empire cinema theatre. But what really sells this complex are it sheer good LOOKS. Everything is white and wood, brightly lit, decorated in colonial themes and utterly inviting. It feels like a villa-turned-shopping complex.

Arcade Independence Square Information

  • Lots of parking available, which is a rarity for Colombo.

Arcade Independence Square Opening and Closing Hours

  • Individual establishments at the complex may have their own opening hours.

How To reach Arcade Independence Square by Public Transport

  • Take a tuk-tuk, taxi, or local bus to torington bus stop.
  • Drive or walk here.

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  • Nicely constructed. Very scenic area. Several shopping options available. Food and beverage available. Cinema hall is quite good. Limited seats available. Very good for evening walk.

  • Good place to hang out with friends or family. Decent selection of food outlets. Few high end restaurants and fast food restaurant. A handful of shops.

  • A lovely place to hang out with friends and family. Very interesting and beautiful architectural building structure. Have a lot of branded shops, food shops and a movie theater. Very nice environment, calm and peaceful.

  • Calm and quiet place. Many shops with large variety. Architectural structure is very interesting. Nice place to spend time with family or loved ones. Moat shops are open at night.

  • Arcade Independence Square is yet another super-complex of eateries and shopping outlets to pop up in Colombo since the Racecourse buildings. It's got its own food court, a bunch of places to buy clothes and eat at, and is cushioned on a beautiful green expanse. Arcade Independence Square is the third super-complex to pop up in Colombo, after Dutch Hospital and Racecourse. It's a beautiful, central space with a food court, restaurants, and shopping, cushioned on a beautiful green expanse.

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