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Arch 22, Banjul

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Erected in honor of a major event from the country's recent history, Arch 22 commemorates a 1994 coup d'etat and remains one of the tallest structures in Gambia. Supported by eight columns, with a square colonnade on each side, the arch features an observation deck offering panoramic views of the city. The structure also houses a small ethnographic museum and a cafe. To visit Arch 22 and other attractions in Banjul, use our Banjul trip maker app .
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  • This monument is big and you can go up and see very good view and you can see over the Banjul city from here. Price to up is not much, but view is nice. Defenetly worth of visit.  more »
  • Walking up the stairs in the west-african heat may be a bit of an unexpected workout for some,but its worth visiting. Its not that tall a building, but given that there are no tall buildings in The...  more »
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  • worth a visit. no lift ! so stairs only. a good view from the top. a little tired but still an impressive structure. the display was tired looking but did explain a few things.views from the arch...
  • Rather ugly, but there is an interesting exhibition inside. From the balconies located on the both walls of the arch you can see the city.
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