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Freedom Park Lagos

Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Fun! Good music

Very cool place to listen to local musicians. There is plenty of food to satisfy your hunger... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Todd J
Entertainment and Park in the city

Great place for relaxation and drinks. Usually have events every weekends. There are theatre groups... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anago James Ake... O
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Lagos State, Nigeria
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“live music” (16 reviews)
“broad street” (8 reviews)
“open air” (7 reviews)
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Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very cool place to listen to local musicians. There is plenty of food to satisfy your hunger. Really is a must see if you want to experience some fantastic Nigerian musicians.

Thank Todd J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for relaxation and drinks. Usually have events every weekends. There are theatre groups that perform there and posters of such activities are pasted on the notice board. It has a historical museum too. The museum should be promoted and the staffs, and security...More

Thank Anago James Ake... O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a live music performance at freedom park and it was awesome. The sound quality was great and the performance itself was good. Other times I have just gone there with friends to hang out . There’s usually something going on. Film screenings...More

1  Thank Funmi O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the ambience i feel is awesome and i enjoy every visit i made to the park. i last visited the park in early 2016 when i went for a live reggae performance on stage by some Nigerians and a Ghanaian. it was a fun filled...More

Thank fuadolawale3
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I had heard a lot about freedom park, indeed it the haunt of a few of my film producing buddies but never got round to going till recently. There is always something going on, with live bands, film shows and one cultural event or the...More

Thank _abisheart
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I went to Freedom park often on my own or whenever visitors came to town. It is a bit run down but a little oasis in the hustle and bustle of Lagos. It has a very controversial history and there is plenty of information available...More

Thank Andy M
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I enjoyed the open-air, the food, the music and the historic background. Its a great place to take-in the vibe of Eko in the evenings.

Thank onyidoc
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

The park is a former security prison hence the historic significance. This serves as venue for plays and musical events Located in Lagos downtown. Several street persons loiter the area. No parking available except you opt park at a fee on the roadside besides the...More

Thank Iota.Eta. S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Is location within Lagos downtown but wastes lack of proper food stand and lack maintainence of the place.we didn’t stay long just within an hour and left

Thank Xman19652003
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I am more interested in its historical perspective and so I take my clients there just to tell them the story of colonial Lagos and the British cruelty to the locals. It was formally a British prison to silence local activist who were incarserated and...More

2  Thank David Omololu A
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Kemi O
29 May 2018|
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Response from _abisheart | Reviewed this property |
i’ve never really figured out if there is an official entrance fee on a regular day but it seems that there is usually an entrance fee when there are events. Even if there was an entrance fee any other time it will be... More
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Olajide O
24 May 2018|
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Response from Xman19652003 | Reviewed this property |
I used Taxify to get there.
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aladeyelu o
31 December 2017|
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Response from Ludwig | Reviewed this property |
I didn't pay anything because I was helping with a band who were playing there. We had a bus so we didn't even have to pay to park a car.
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