This monument is a landmark in Liberian national life. It is the place where the Presidents of the country are sworn in and it houses in its undergrounds many monuments and statutes. This is where William V.S. Tubman who ruled Liberia for 27 years is buried.
The interior is set up with national colors of red white and blue all around and photos of all of Liberia’s past presidents. Outside there are monuments and memorials as well as the automobiles used by past presidents – you can sit in Charles Taylor’s bulletproof SUV – the doors are extremely heavy!
Guided tours are the best way of exploring this iconic spot in Liberia, though it’s famous for functions during the week it’s a great place to take a tour while touring Monrovia on your city tour.
Other areas tour while on Monrovia city Tour
Abandoned Ducor Palace
The Ducor Hotel is an abandoned luxury hotel in Monrovia, Liberia. Established in 1960, it had 106 rooms on eight stories. The hotel has fallen into disrepair after being occupied by squatters who were removed before a failed effort at a Libyan-funded renovation.
The National Museum of Liberia is a national museum in Monrovia, Liberia. Initially housed in the First Executive Mansion on Ashmun Street of the city which is now used as a library, it was established by an Act of the National Legislature in 1958 under the administration of Liberia’s 18th President, Dr. William V.S.
Visit Parliament and Ministries
The Cabinet of Liberia, together with the President and Vice President, form the executive branch of government in the country. The President, with the consent of the Senate, appoints cabinet ministers.
Providence Island is situated between Mesurado River and Stockton creek, can be described as an interesting period in the history of Liberia, and is very symbolic as a testament of how freed slaves forged nationhood out of their forced calamity upon gaining freedom when slavery was abolished.