Independence Memorial Hall

The foundation stone of the independence hall was laid by the first prime minister of srilanka, D.S .Senanayake on the 4th February, 1949, for the first anniversary of the independence. It was designed by Tom Neville Wynne-Jones, the then architect of the public works department. It is entirely made out of reinforced concrete, even the roof, which were at that time an advanced tech technology and an unusual practice. No wood was used in its construction.

The style is inspired from the ancient audience hall in Kandy.

Special ceremonies and important national events are held in this building symbolizing the freedom, the hopes and pride of a nation.