Independence Arch (Accra)

Independence Arch, Accra, 2008

The Independence Arch in Accra, Ghana, is part of the Independence Square which contains monuments to Ghana's independence struggle, including the Independence Arch, Black Star Gate, and the Liberation Day Monument.[1]

The Independence Square is the second largest City Square in the world after the Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.

As of 2011, the Independence Arch is guarded by several soldiers who prohibit people of taking close up pictures of the Arch and asking visitors for official permission, but you are free to take pictures of the area.


  1. ^ Independence Arch Archived 2015-04-02 at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 5°32′56″N 0°11′35″W / 5.549°N 0.193°W / 5.549; -0.193

Ghana's Independence Arch