Arcade Independence Square, Colombo
Arcade Independence Square, Colombo - Address, Phone Number
Address: 30 Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
Timings: 24-hrs Details
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About Arcade Independence Square, Colombo
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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