Fodor's Expert Review Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine


Larger than America’s Statue of Liberty, the 160-foot tall African Renaissance Monument is an imposing tribute to freedom. Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiaby designed the family of three—father, mother and infant—emerging from a mountain. Workers employed by a North Korean firm spent four years constructing the statue, finally completed in 2010. Take an elevator to the top for a full view of Dakar and surrounding areas. Hiring a knowledgeable guide is the best way to get a full understanding of the monument.

Quick Facts

Av. Cheikh Anta Diop
Dakar, Dakar  Senegal

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: 19783 Senegalese francs for elevator

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