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Dar es salaam landmark

A popular landmark since the early 20th century, very close to all amenities. This sits in the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
a glimpse of the past

a lovely and well tended place. surrounded by old buildings that gives you a glimpse of the past... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
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| Samora Avenue and Maktaba Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's a monument. not much else to say about it other than that. there's a decent lebanese restaurant nearby.

Thank shark_lassoer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monument is a replacement of the former one by Wissmann from Germany. This bronze statue honors the soldiers who fought along side the British Carrier Troops. It is a must visit place.

Thank augustiner2018
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Germans had a strong influence in Tanzania (originally Tanganyika) – largely through missionaries and war. Germany declared a protectorate in East Africa in 1885 and established the colony of German East Africa (which included Tanzania, Rwanda, and Burundi) in 1891. After WWI, Germany was...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 20 January 2018

It is a monument which honors the Askari Soldiers that fought in WWI and marks the exact center of downtown Dar es Salaam.

Thank Fatema T
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

In the heart of business district however in a round about . Cars everywhere if you stumble across it while your walking pass is fine but wouldn't go out of the way to see . Better off spending time in museums

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A popular landmark since the early 20th century, very close to all amenities. This sits in the middle of a roundabout which is landscaped with a lot of greenery. The best roundabout in Dar by far as the others are nothing to talk about.

Thank DilluManchester
Reviewed 20 December 2017

a lovely and well tended place. surrounded by old buildings that gives you a glimpse of the past. Best to view it on a Sunday when it is not crowded

Thank EMoyo
Reviewed 18 December 2017

It is right in middle of city center. Art-wise it is very average. To appreciate, you must refer web or get detail from friend. Since all tourist booklet refer to it, better to see it so that you can "tick" in your Dar tour bucket...More

Thank ManojDar
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The statue of the city center with its roundabout have just been renovated part of the upgrade of Down Town Dar Es Salaam. Interesting to see when doing a walk in your of the city.

Thank YvonnickJ-D
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Good location within a small park (in the roundabout). The statue of an African solder who fought with the British (I think). Unfortunately this very small park is not used by the locals. They look surprised when a visitor takes photographs.

Thank tiklam2015
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