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Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine

Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal
+221 77 939 61 79
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impressive statue !

Interesting history on african. After stairs, you can appreciate a good view of the city. Some nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Moussa H
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Dakar, Senegal
Great place to visit

This was a great place to visit...Also a great place to get a workout in by running up and down the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oliviagrr
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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 your hotel, entrance tickets to go to the top, and return to your hotel is 30 euro for one, & 15 euro for each additional person. Search 'SenegalStyle' on TAdvisor!
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“huge statue” (12 reviews)
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Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal
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"huge statue"
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"north korea"
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"african family"
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"nice view of the city"
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"la renaissance"
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"guided tour"
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"worth a visit"
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"small museum"
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"african history"
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"stairs"
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"elevator"
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"construction"
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"exercise"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting history on african. After stairs, you can appreciate a good view of the city. Some nice pictures can be take down of the stairs...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great place to visit...Also a great place to get a workout in by running up and down the stairs after the tour of the statue.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and quiet place for a visit to the highest point of Dakar. There is a museum inside with a focus on african heritage and exodus. It is true climbing the stairs is a big effort but there is a road at the back. At...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kids enjoyed the experience of the day at this massive monument and museum of African history. Great work done by a visionary leader. Never visit Senegal without touring the African Renaissance Monument, it is a must see place.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Work the walk up the stairs for sure, but we didn't pay to go up inside the statue. Really a must do when visiting Dakar.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Renaissance Monument is impressive, Is really representing not just Senegal but the entire Africa Really like it Senegal you are beautiful

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This monument is ginormous. I did not trek up the 102 or so steps to visit because it was just too hot. But you can't miss it from the ground floor either. There are other sculptures scattered near the monument also.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could not imagine the size till I saw it, beautiful piece of art,well maintained, lot of crowd. This should showcased more.

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Reviewed June 4, 2018

The monument is surrounded by controversies (too expensive, too large, not authentic etc), but it's clearly a dominant object in the city and it's worth a visit.

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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting this site. Museum very interesting. Great tour guide. Great views of Dakar. Good execise going up those stairs! Worth visiting

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Toguna
December 5, 2017|
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Response from Ken T | Reviewed this property |
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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