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Freedom Park Lagos

Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Great cultural performance on the night as part of the Nigeria Travel Week

I enjoyed the outdoor performance on a warm Lagos night with plenty of Nigeria Travel Week... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kampala, Uganda
Great history

Lovely place, there was a very kind elderly lady that took us around and showed us the gallery and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Old Prison Ground Broad Street, Lagos 550104, Nigeria
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Reviewed yesterday

I enjoyed the outdoor performance on a warm Lagos night with plenty of Nigeria Travel Week participants and invited guests. The dining area was quite full, so it has to be a popular place!

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, there was a very kind elderly lady that took us around and showed us the gallery and the pictures of the prison and gallows . It was really good and well explained.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place with a lot of indigenous history. It was an old jailhouse that has been refurbished. A number of stores for different types of food, alcohol. Loads of music with live bands on certain days. The live bands play different genre of music, local...More

1  Thank Mafolayomi Oloy... F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is the epicentre of all things in Lagos. Starting from protests to events to matches to gatherings . Surrounded by a lot of places of interest and local market , the park adds flavour to life in Lagos.

1  Thank Barun_228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Open air, with indoor facilities. Great place to hang out with your buddies. It has a compelling history.

Thank nneejima
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This used to be an old prison with many historical facts about Nigeria, but now converted into a world class, event centre; a place to sit out, eat and drink practically everything you want and a rendezvous for the literary inclined individuals. It is a...More

Thank Damianthe1st
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I had heard about this place but I am not sure what the fuss is all about. Compared to all the 'former prisons turned attractions', this was way way below par. Its just basically a compounded garden with a few buildings and a (poorly reconstructed...More

1  Thank Ben N
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I actually stumbled upon this place as I got lost while trying to navigate my way around the area. There was a jazz festival and entry was 2k (about roughly 5dolls). Crowd was a combination of art lovers, expats and fun seekers. I was surprised...More

Thank Chijioke O
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Very nice open air venue with two stages, one for live bands. The music was great. There are tables and chairs around where you can sit and enjoy the music in the evening and have some food, There are several different food outlets on site...More

Thank Ludwig
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Every time i come here,i find it relaxing and a place to explore.with it's sense of history, freedom park offers a little bit of artistic flair with a food and drink twist. whether it's meeting up with friends or there are shows been hosted(Lagos Jazz...More

Thank Christophernd
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sogbanmu d
27 June 2017|
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Response from foluke2016 | Reviewed this property |
It is not advisable. There is not really green grass to sit on, and not that many tables available and the tables are usually taken by those consuming food and beverages from the restaurants.
21 December 2016|
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Response from Oreoluwa A | Reviewed this property |
Well, I guess it closes around midnight. You can visit any day. It's best if you go in the evening. Ask for when Afropolitan Vibes is holding. You won't regret going. Make sure you try the palm wine and Suya. It's really... More
Prince A
6 September 2015|
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Response from Tamsin F | Reviewed this property |
Freedom Park on Broad Street was open 10 days ago and I saw no signs that it was going to close.