Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos.

Tafawa Balewa Square Awolowo Rd, Onikan, Lagos Island

Tafawa Balewa Square Description

History of Tafawa Balewa Square

Tafawa Balewa Square was built in 1972. It is notable as the site of Nigeria's independence celebration.

The Tafawa Balewa Square is the site of the Independence day celebration of Nigeria from colonial rule, it also serves as a monument of remembrance to victims of World war I and II and also the Nigerian Civil war.

Security/Safety of Tafawa Balewa Square

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Tafawa Balewa Square, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A camera with a change of batteries
  • A bottle of water will help greatly.
  • Light clothing

Things to do while at Tafawa Balewa Square

  • See the remembrance arcade of Word War I, II and Civil war victims.
  • Enjoy the ambience

Best Features

It is the site of Nigeria's Independence.

Most common visitors

Tourists, Social event planners, Religious event planners.

Meet friends


Explore nature


Attend public lectures



Tafawa Balewa Square Awolowo Rd, Onikan, Lagos Island

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