The monument stands as a memorial to the victims of the coup d'état that Bob Denard and his mercenaries tried in 1977. The monument features three statues of soldiers with weapons in their hands and a flag behind them. If you'd like to linger, you can sit on the staircase here and soak up your surroundings. Plan to see Place des Martyrs and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cotonou travel route planner.
Place des Martyrs reviews
It’s an ok place. Nothing much to visit. One drive past this all the time. So nothing special!! But worth a visit in such a small place. Cotonou has not much to do anyway. So this is a sweet place..... more »
This is not a place that you specifically go and visit, but when you pass by the airport and around it, you will eventually see this statue and it changes the atmosphere of the city while giving it a.... more »
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