Askari Monument

Local nameAskari Monument
LocationDar es Salaam, Tanzania

The Askari Monument in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is a memorial to the askari soldiers who fought in the British Carrier Corps in World War I. It is located at the center of roundabout between Samora Avenue and Maktaba Street, a place that reportedly also marks the exact center of downtown Dar. It was unveiled in 1927.

The main feature of the monument is "The Askari", a bronze statue of a soldier. It was realized in the United Kingdom by British sculptor sw:James Alexander Stevenson, who worked for Westminster's Morris Bronze Founders. Stevenson signed the statue with pseudonym "Myrander".

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Address Azikiwe St, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Coordinates -6°48'59.88" N 39°17'22.124" E

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