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Place de la Republique

Arche Blanche Triomphale, Bangui, Central African Republic
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Important landmark

again, as there are not that many landmarks to see in the city of Bangui, Place de la République is... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
michael c
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Stockholm, Sweden
" Just a landmark, reflecting ancient times "

As many landmarks in this town, it was probably once an important part of "Bangui la Coquette". Now... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Marc D
,
Phnom Penh
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Lying at the very heart of Bangui, the Place de la République and its large white arch were built as a monument to Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the corrupt dictator who was overthrown in 1979.
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24 Apr 2017
“Important landmark”
16 Apr 2017
“" Just a landmark, reflecting ancient times "”
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Arche Blanche Triomphale, Bangui, Central African Republic
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

again, as there are not that many landmarks to see in the city of Bangui, Place de la République is the one to see.

1  Thank michael c
Reviewed 16 April 2017

As many landmarks in this town, it was probably once an important part of "Bangui la Coquette". Now it is only reflecting the poor state of this country and the city. Handy to find your way back home when there is a power cut in...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Place de la Republique is nothing but a cemented arch of a typical land mark particularly foreigners to identify PK0, which is the 0 point of city centre that leads ways to PK 1, 2, 3, etc. This place is heavily crowded many times...More

2  Thank anumen74
Reviewed 30 November 2016

To go to the river, or to do shops, you will probably going to pass there. It's a huge round about and a remarkable place in Bangui.

1  Thank Ale_Shoji
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Nothing fancy in this arch. It is at the roundabout 0 of the city centre. Close to the arch, there is a wine shop, open at night too, a bank and an Orange shop.

1  Thank Francesca A
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