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Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine

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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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Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing work of art and a good reminder of what the human spirit can achieve. The climb as as simple as it was tough. The view of Dakar from the top of the monument was simply magical Most of all the message to the youth...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see and affordable to enter and take in aerial views of Dakar. Take note there are 204 steps to the top.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MomAfrica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an odd one. A monument with a strange history that seems to indicate this is not a well loved monument by the Senegalese. It's also a complete contrast to the culture it's supposed to represent, which is strange. The positives are the views...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, is a must visit $27 million dollar solid copper statue. This is the tallest in the world Elevator inside to take you up to get a view of City from top. Tidy place which has got ore than 200...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank RajeshPillai20
Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

Must see landmark in Dakar. Built with the help of North Korea, this is large statue is fitted with an elevator that takes you to the observation deck inside the head of the man. Great views of the city.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jean_MarcR183
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

This things is so big it boggles the mind. It screams Soviet and really tells the story of the glory of the renaissance of Senegal.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

A huge, imposing series of steps, 200/300, rise to a vast image. It is set aside from the rest of Dakar. The area is kept much tidier than the rest of the city and the base area is obviously used for a variety of performance...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AlanSL
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Wasn’t sure if I would be able to walk all the way to the top but I did and it was worth it. Very interesting history of The monument and the museum inside was even more interesting. Our guide Laye from Showmesenegal.com was amazing and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

Every city has its major land mark / monument and for Dakar it is the Renaissance Monument. Every visitor comes here to snap a memorable picture. Statue am told is 50m high and sits on top of a 47m high hill. It dwarfs the surrounding...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SiddonLook
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Located on a hill, it is impressive only because of its size, not for its artistic quality. Since it is a definite landmark, you may want to visit, but even just a drive-by would be enough.

Date of experience: April 2019
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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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