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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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  • We didn't climb it, but you're supposed to have a good view of the city from above.
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  • The Arch in itself is not so very impressive, just a panorama on Banjul. But the top floor does offer some interesting things: the slave history. Images, photographs and writings must make us clear that this should never happen again. Very impressive.
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  • The stairs are easy to manage and can be done in stages. I doubt if the lift will ever be fixed. There are some exhibits about Gambian history that I found interesting. I paid 100 dalashis and had the whole archway to myself. You're basically paying for the view and different perspective of Banjul.
  • the dominant of Banjul with the exposition inside, great view from top over the whole city
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