Tafawa Balewa Square

sights / Squares & plazas

Tafawa Balewa Square information

Location
Lagos , Nigeria
Address
bounded by Awolowo Rd, Cable St, Force Rd & Catholic Mission St
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Named for Nigeria's first prime minister, this is Lagos' commercial heart and has some remarkable monuments. They include statues of gargantuan horses, the Remembrance Arcade (with memorials to WWI, WWII and civil-war victims) and the 26-storey Independence House, built in 1963.