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A Tourist attraction easy to access

We stopped here on our visit to Banjul and it is easy to park nearby, there are eating and drinking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom

It is the only historical place what you can see in gambia so it is definetely good to visit this... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
lena k
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30 May 2017
11 Mar 2017
“Not what I expected!”
Banjul, Gambia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our visit to Banjul and it is easy to park nearby, there are eating and drinking facilities nearby so we stopped and took some photo's. This is an easy tourist attraction to visit and it is also nice if you want...More

Thank Fitzy2014
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

It is the only historical place what you can see in gambia so it is definetely good to visit this place and there is a nice view on the top of the arch as well.

Thank lena k
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

The arch was built for the coup of President Jameyh, who was just voted out and forced to leave the country. They said there was a museum in the Arch. I don't know if I would call it that. It was an interesting building and...More

1  Thank derrick31310
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Nothing monumental about any architecture in The Gambia and you will find some more interesting if empty modernistic office buildings dotted about. And this is no monumental arch of significance. Bland white concrete that has aged reasonably well. Built post '94 to celebrate the military...More

Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 29 January 2017

There is nice place to see, having excellent view to Banjul from its top balcony. Banjul is one store city, so it is a topmost point from where you can take nice shots and views to all city. Please, mind that elevators inside the column...More

3  Thank Leonid A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My guess is that they built this place for "once a year" parades. It look very communistic. But there is a nice small museum in the arch (entrance fee 50D = 1 Euro), you get a good view over Banjul from the top floor balcony....More

1  Thank blackbeers
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Very good and interesting place to visit, free of charge by the way and who minds giving a tip for the worker who sits by the door at the end of your visit !!

Thank Steve I
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Visited the arch, was OK lovely view stairs were quite dark and damp as a cleaner was washing them. Not somewhere you would spend a lot of time doing as not a lot at the top just for the view .

Thank paular1246
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Quite a hike up the steps to the top of the arch but a good museum display at the top. Great views of the area great photo stop

Thank Ali H
Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a concrete building. The inside was complete empty. You can climb to the top of the building to have an overview of Banjul. The view isn't great (nothing particular to see in Banjul). Entrance was 50 dalasi or +/- 1 euro. Visit takes...More

Thank Daniel19721972
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