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Address: Nile Avenue, Kampala, Uganda
Phone Number: +256 779 589692
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Full-Day City Tour of Kampala
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My friends and I gave took several shots of this statue though unfortunately we failed to get the info of the sculptors who were behind it's creation

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I gave took several shots of this statue though unfortunately we failed to get the info of the sculptors who were behind it's creation

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Thank ericagwen
Kampala, Uganda
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nothing is really there to watch or see more less learn unless the Hotel Sheraton nice gardens and a round about and monument with no paintings,I think you can Google and it feels like you were their physically

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Thank nambuyaw
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Uganda Independence Monument is one of those lovely and great looking places in Uganda, one where you can have a photo for a beautify record and memory

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Thank Shoe B
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This monument conveys the struggle and work independence took for Uganda. It also demonstrates the pride the people have in their country as well is a beautiful setting in the heart of the business district.

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Thank Barry W
Kampala, Uganda
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

for those who have received Uganda's 1000 shilling note, you must have seen this monument, it i located along the independence square,in front of Hotel Sheraton Kampala, its free and accessible, come take some photos with it at no cost.

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Thank Kiizash
Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a monument that is neither prominently marked nor well known by the locals. It is well kept but one could easily pass by it without a second glance as their are no prominent signposts to draw attention to it. I dare say if local youth were asked where it is, majority would not be able to truthfully say... More 

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Thank bnmuchilwa
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

the monument is located below the Sheraton Kampala hotel. it can easily be missed unless you are looking for it particularly. you can easily access it to take photos

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Thank mwesigye h
White Plains, New York
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51 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Something to see as you walk around the city. The walk is worthwhile. A frenetic, crowded, polluted city of nice people, crazy markets, interesting walking.

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Thank Mitchell W
Kampala, Uganda
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This should have had a park to itself, but it is walled off and is hardly visible, unlike the King of Buganda's monument just a couple of meters or so away!

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Thank Walter I
New York, New York, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

As stated this is a nice piece to photograph. There is not a lot to learn from the monument itself but it definitely stands out in the location it is in and is worth asking a resident of the city about the history of the monument.

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Thank Geoffrey A

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