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| Samora Avenue and Maktaba Street, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

Other reviewers explain the historical significance of the monument. We were struck (in Nov 2018) how small it had become (...) as a result of all the surrounding development. When we first saw it in 1980s, it appeared so much more dominating the crossroads there,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JJEast64
Reviewed 19 November 2018

This simple monument was erected by the British for the East African soldiers who fought in WWI, not great deal to see as it is stuck in a roundabout. But an interesting notable place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MikeFo
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Located on in the heart of the city of Dar Es Salaam, this monument is to honor local soldiers who fought with the British Carrier Corps during World War 1

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Since decades a landmark in the middle of a busy roundabout which is nicely landscaped with greenery and flowers. The Askari monument stands for the Native East African troops who during WWI fought not only for the British but also for the Germans under Lettow-Vorbeck,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helmut S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It is at a busy roundabout in Dar. Honors African soldiers who fought for the british in world war 1

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank voyager123456
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is just a simple monument erected to remember all the fallen soldiers during the World Wars. Its at the intersection of two streets.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank angienai
Reviewed 24 August 2018

There isn'nt really much of this monument except a soldier's statue in centre of a round about in Dar e Salaam .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Pretty much just a monument in a sort of busy street at a round about. The garden in it is well natured.

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shark_lassoer
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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