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Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine

Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal
+221 77 939 61 79
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This is a beautiful monument, depending on how you look at it. Some don't like the shirt skirt the... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Dutch397
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Newark, New Jersey
You simply visit this gigantic monument in Dakar: worth it's worth it

We paid for the full visit (included the lift all the way to the top). The view at the top is... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
Aladji A
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Paris, France
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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” (11 reviews)
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Ouakam, Dakar, Senegal
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"huge statue"
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"african family"
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"la renaissance"
in 7 reviews
"worth the climb"
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"nice view of the city"
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"north korea"
in 4 reviews
"stairs to climb"
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"guided tour"
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"small museum"
in 5 reviews
"from afar"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"elevator"
in 19 reviews
"construction"
in 13 reviews
"exercise"
in 7 reviews
"president"
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"symbol"
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"hat"
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Reviewed January 11, 2018

This is a beautiful monument, depending on how you look at it. Some don't like the shirt skirt the woman is wearing, or have other complaints about the monument. Many Senegelese told me proudly the monument was taller than the Empire State Building. I'm not...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

We paid for the full visit (included the lift all the way to the top). The view at the top is splendid you can see the whole city. I enjoyed the time I spent there and it cost few euros. I believe 10 euros each....More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Le monument de la Renaissance Africaine is a place to visit when you are in Dakar. It gives a nice vue of Dakar and an interesting presentation of the monument. You just have to consider the time it could take when there are many visitors....More

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Reviewed January 4, 2018

Definitely go if you are in Dakar, it is amazing, and you have a great view from t he top. It is the one of the biggest monuments.

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Its worth the reduced fare money to go to the top and have a look around the area. Great guiding, staff thorough and polite, very welcoming. Thanks.

Thank George G
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

I recommend paying the entrance and going in.The entry was 10 euro. It is very interesting monument with small museum inside.

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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Great history, great construction and proud of it! You should also let your little feedback in their notebook regarding the things you will learn during the visit.

Thank Claude-Thierry P
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

My colleague took me here in March while we were in Dakar on business, and it was interesting to learn the backstory behind this piece. While I didn't go into the museum, I was glad I went, nonetheless.

Thank Sarah05262017
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Very interesting place to visit and enjoy the ride up to the top of the statue for a stunning view. You will learn some history too. Built by a North Korean company and has a room where some seriously important meeting were held

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Reviewed December 23, 2017

After almost 200 steps, one can reach a big sculpture representing the African continent and its potential transformation.

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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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