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A nice square

Make sure you add this on your list of sights , you won't be disappointed. Based on a busy junction... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
debsmillen66
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London, United Kingdom
Good Place

I have visited this place to celebrate Ghana's 60th Birthday. There is the Atlantic Ocean behind... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
AkshayBhatt
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Vadodara, India
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“A nice square”
Mar 5, 2018
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Independence square, Accra, Ghana
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you add this on your list of sights , you won't be disappointed. Based on a busy junction ....be careful when crossing the road.

Thank debsmillen66
Reviewed October 15, 2018

this is the place of great significant in Ghana in which they contain monuments of ghana struggle for independence. this place is used for marching on their national day.

Thank shah22 .
Reviewed October 3, 2018

It's just an arch, there is no explanation, no resaon, in the centre of a roundabout There is nothing to do close to this point. Visit time : 5-minutes-worth.

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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I love the scenery ... it made my pictures look good. Ghana has indeed Interesting places to visit. Around this area you can find the beaches and art centre ... walk upwards and you find the Kwame Nkrumah park .... The history behind this Arch...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Would be nice if the place was kept tidy .. It is unfortunate that something marking an important point in history is in such a littered stage

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

I have visited this place to celebrate Ghana's 60th Birthday. There is the Atlantic Ocean behind the Arch.

Thank AkshayBhatt
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Visited Independence Arch with my tour guide & driver Ben on Friday 24/11/17. Beautifully maintained area around the Arch & important monument for all Ghanian people to remember & defiantly worth visiting for international visitors, a place to reflect on past history before independence 06/03/57....More

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

We enjoyed our stop at Independence Arch. There is plenty to see and the few signs help one understand the significiance of the area.

Thank Doug H
Reviewed January 5, 2018

A great place for instagrammers and travel photographers - it's one of Ghana's most iconic locations. Cool monument.

Thank msinbox
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Independence Arch or Black Star Gate is proud monument. It reminds us of 6th of March 1957 what is Independence Day of Ghana. It stands inside the roundabout near by the Independence Square you may want to visit as well.

Thank rogerka
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