Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, Dakar

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Marvel at the size of Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine, an impressive bronze statue perched on a hillock overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Built in 2010, this 49 m (160 ft) tall monument to African renaissance is the tallest statue in Africa, representing a muscular man holding a toddler and hugging a woman. Besides the statue, the hill boasts a multi-story museum about African history and an observation deck offering fine views of Dakar and the sea. Put Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine and other Dakar attractions into our Dakar trip maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The monument is much more imposing than a picture. The Museum is not particularly worth the detour but we have long exchanged with the guide which is of a cultural and political richness!
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  • 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.  more »
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  • Amazing view, I would say quite dangerous to go with kids as it’s very windy on the top. We went inside the museum it was very quiet and interesting to see all the ark and sculptures. Make sure you wear comfy shoes as it can be tiring to go up. Very much recommend!
  • Breathtaking experience. Learn some basic French or get a good English speaking tour guide if you do not understand French.
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