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Independence Monument

Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful statue, Big up to the designer. A piece of history in the heart of Kampala. Situated next to a busy road though but if in Kampala see this piece for sure.

Thank Benjamin I
Reviewed 7 November 2017

this place has the monument reminding us about the day we Ugandans got our Independence. its a MUST VISIT and centrally located

Thank Kigs L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

its just surrounded by hotels, sheraton hotel, speke hotel and grand imperial hotel, which makes it easily accessible if you are residing at one of them.

Thank Ntegeka A
Reviewed 23 September 2017

When looking on the map, the independence monument seems set in a big park. Well, guess again. It's tucked away in a corner of the park, next to a busy roundabout and surrounded by large buildings and hotels. It looks quite forlorn and just seems...More

Thank Importviking
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It can be easily missed as it stands in centre of busy down town, surrounded by passing traffic and other buildings around it, are much taller so its not easily noticed

Thank SudhaGupta
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Interesting monument: the bandages and the child signifying the birth of a new nation. Not much else to do here. Have a look at the statue and move on.

Thank AltoF
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This monument stood out to us a kids and was quite "metaphorical" in its representation of Independence. Now it seems lost in the traffic and roundabout chaos, and perhaps is a bit mundane. Not a Must See in Kampala but something to look at if...More

Thank worldpilgrim2016
Reviewed 27 July 2017

You need a guide to appreciate this historical Ugandan Independence monument in the center of Kampala City, otherwise you will certainly miss out on its beauty and its story. Close to Sheraton Hotel and gardens. worth a site visit or stopover for a few photos.

Thank Ayo78
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I passed by the Uganda independence monument when heading to the Uganda mesuem, this monument is a true historic masterpiece, there are however no people to explain the symbolic meaning of the child being carried

Thank Avery M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Near main road below Sheraton hotel. It a one stop spot in the middle of Kampala. A historical story is told to bring meaning to the monument.

Thank Jodephar
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