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Freedom Park, Lagos

3.9
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Nigeria
Learn about Nigerian colonial history at Freedom Park, a multi-purpose arts and culture complex. Built on the site of a former colonial prison, this memorial and leisure park serves as a popular venue for concerts and other special events. Some of the old prison's areas were converted into a museum exhibiting maps and enslavement tools, detailing the history of the British penal system in the colonies. Before you head to Lagos, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Lagos trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Lagos has to offer, including Freedom Park.
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  • Freedom park serves as a Historical landmark, a Cultural site, a National memorial, Arts and recreation site. Monuments in the park reveal the history of Her Majesty’s Broad street prisons. Freedom Pa...  more »
  • Very cool, next to nature surrounding with lovely food . Entertainment varies on different days so check before each visit.  more »
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  • Fantastic place to hangout or to watch live concert. It use to be prison but now a #garden You can see some relics around. I love the water side and the goose playing with the water. The green atmosphere is amazing. I also love the stage for live concert. The food stalls are great to have some taste.
  • Nice place. Best visited on Fridays. When you get there, as for Guinness gold and thank me later
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