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Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine

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Landmark worth visiting

The landmark is jaw dropping when you get close up and inside the monument - truly the icon of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beachbummer75
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Singapore, Singapore
Dakar landmark

A massive monument visible for miles this monument is worth visiting, it also provides a good view... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Global_Traveller11
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, a $27 million dollar solid copper statue, the tallest in the world! An elevator will take you to the top for a full view of the city and terrific pictures of the surrounding areas.Taxi pickup service from...more
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All reviews huge statue north korea nice view of the city worth the climb climb the stairs la renaissance worth a visit guided tour small museum african history construction exercise president symbol hat rebirth copper
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I like this place really, and I recommend every body to go thier if they will visit Sengal , it showing the rebirth of africa and lookin to the good future, it’s very big statue , around 49m high and from the top you can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Habebyshka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The landmark is jaw dropping when you get close up and inside the monument - truly the icon of Dakar. The guided tour took us through the art displays, the presidential room and also explanation on the construction. We took the lift to the top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank beachbummer75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

People on here seem quite negative about this statue but it was quite fun to go up to the top of. North Koreans built it...even more interesting!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zpowers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A massive monument visible for miles this monument is worth visiting, it also provides a good view of the surrounding area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Global_Traveller11
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Bigger and taller than the Statue of Liberty 🗽 (Excluding the platform). A guide already work inside in case you speak French. If not get an English speaking translator (my Driver in my case) and your good to go. You need to ask who built...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

If you find yourself in these suburbs then stop by for a visit here. But, do not go out of your way to get here. The place is really nothing special except for the view. If you are a tourist with just a day in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 2006TravelBug
Reviewed November 30, 2018

If you go to Dakar, I suppose you need to see this monument - dedicated in 2010 to celebrate 50 years of Senegal independence. Unfortunately it was too expensive ($27 million) and Senegal did not have the money to pay for it. So they ceded...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank A N
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful experience of a really amazing monument. A must see from closeup in Dakar. Huge bronze sculpture with a history depicted of African people

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hanlie W
Reviewed November 24, 2018

In the first week of our visit we were in the country and along the Atlantic and asked the local people what we definitly should visit during our 2day stay in Dakar and they all said this monument. It must be a cultural difference, because...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jdileuv
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

It was very interesting to see this massive statue, but to go up inside it to the upper viewing platform the lady in the till wanted triple amount for what the locals pay to go and see it, which we didn’t find acceptable. And although...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Toguna
December 5, 2017|
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There is no entrance fee just to walk up and go around the base of the statue. However to go up inside the statue there is a fee of about $15 us dollars. Parking is also free at the statue.
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