Emotan Statue
Emotan Statue
Emotan Statue
How to get to Emotan Statue


By car and motorbike


Things to do at Emotan Statue


Explore art, Learn, Sightseeing,

History of Emotan Statue

This was built in May 20, 1954. It is notable as a testament to the life and deeds of the woman that was Emotan.

  • The statue was unveiled by Oba Akenzua II in conjuction with colonial authorities.

Built by John A. Danfor in May 20, 1954.

The Emotan Statue is a monument built in honor of the kindness, love and bravery of the trader Emotan who once saved the life of the King of Benin Oba Ewuare.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Emotan Statue, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera or a good camera phone.

Things to do while at Emotan Statue

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Take pictures.

  • Learn about the history of Emotan.

Best Features

It is a celebration of love, kindness and bravery.

Most common visitors

Photographers, Tourists, Curators can be found around here.

  • Emotan, a woman among women- Mr Ohigwere, a curator.

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