Monument de l'Unite, Bujumbura

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Built as a symbol of reconciliation after many years of hostility between Hutu and Tutsi, Monument de l'Unite serves as a site of great historical and architectural importance for Burundi nation. The monument's notable epitaph reads: "Dusenyere Mugozi Umwe ku," which means "We gather under one rope." Erected on Mount Vugizo, this landmark includes views of the city and the northern part of Lake Tanganyika, making it a popular photographic spot. With our world travel planner, Bujumbura attractions like Monument de l'Unite can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This place is really a place that people love so much. On wedding days many like to take pictures there. It is one of the places that make remember the history of Burundi. Yo will find a beautful... 
    This place is really a place that people love so much. On wedding days many like to take pictures there. It is one of the places that make remember the history of Burundi. Yo will find a beautful...  more »
  • The location offers a good view over the city. However, if you're interested getting closer to the monument to take a picture you'll be asked for money. 
    The location offers a good view over the city. However, if you're interested getting closer to the monument to take a picture you'll be asked for money.  more »
  • A place you can visit for sight seeing and photography. The gates are usually closed for visitors so better coordinate before you visit. 
    A place you can visit for sight seeing and photography. The gates are usually closed for visitors so better coordinate before you visit.  more »
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  • Great place to relax , with a great view to Bujumbura 😍
  • Basically I love this place but this year though I felt in love with this monument back in February when we were celebrating "We4Unity". The event was so unique, fantastic and memorable. Abataje you can check pictures on Instagram ( on Akeza Net Account). Can't wait for the next event in 2020
  • Astounding views of the city of Bujumbura
  • Gives you a very lovely view of Bujumbura and Lk. Tanganyika.
  • Monument of Unity visible miles away

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