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The Beautiful Part of Lome

The Beautiful Part of Lome is the Monument de l'Independance, clean round-about with green trees... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2018
Fenced in

Could not get close to the monument, as the entire thing is fenced in. Can take photos through the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Ave 2 Fevrier, Lome, Togo
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

The Beautiful Part of Lome is the Monument de l'Independance, clean round-about with green trees around it and lights at night. Nice place for photography.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ibrahimi678
Reviewed 15 October 2018

unfortunately, a monument of great siginificant cannot get closed as it is fenced in.u can take photo from afar .my guide told me it is open only on independence day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shah22 .
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Came at the right time - late on a Sunday evening - and the very nice security guard let us in for 10 minutes or so. Although it looks extremely fenced off it is definitely worth asking whoever is there guarding it - worst they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Could not get close to the monument, as the entire thing is fenced in. Can take photos through the bars of the fence. Tried on several occasions to find out how to gain entry, all I could get was a shrug.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GeilaWills
Reviewed 4 June 2018

There is not much to see or do, but the view of the monument from the 27th floor of the Hotel 2 Fevrier is excellent. If you go to the bar on the 27th floor and then go to the gents toilet, you get the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AlecInBrussels
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Next to the hotel 2 Fevrier. Clean and quiet place. Gates are generally closed, if you want to take picture you have to take it from outside. If you are in Lome, its worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Not much to say about this landmark as it's in the middle of a closed-off plaza so you can't really get close enough to see anything. You'd probably get a better look by seeing photos online.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Urszula C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Definitely drive by here to see the impressive monument to independence. There are lovely reflecting pools and gardens but these are not accessible to the public. This is definitely for show, which defeats the purpose of the monument and park.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Typical oversized monument to national independence. Lots of money spent on the monument and grounds with little to see and do for the general Togo public.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ColdCorona
Reviewed 19 January 2018

It's a lovely landmark to behold and beautifully built. It was built to honour Togo's independence from France in 1960. The human silhouette is breaking away in freedom but the lovely gardens offset by the sunshine and blue skies make it worth spending a few...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JabuN7
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16 June 2015|
Response from Iota-E-S |
Any Taxi man should get you there for circa $5- $8, or if you are adventurous, the motorcyclist will also take you there for a far lesser fee