Black Star Square
Black Star Square, also known as Independence Square, is a public square in Accra, Ghana. Bordered by the Accra Sports Stadium and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park. It is the second-largest city square in the world after Tiananmen Square in China.
Black Star Square is a site for Ghana's Independence Day parades which falls on the 6th of March every year. It also hosts all major national public gatherings and national festivals. Every visitor is free to take pictures of buildings, including the Black Star Gate, but this might not include close-up shots of the Independence Arch.
Independence Square has stands that have 30,000 seating capacity. The square boasts two monuments: the Independence Arch and the Black Star Monument, also known as the Black Star Gate. A statue of a soldier faces the Independence Arch symbolizing the Ghanaians who lost their lives fighting for Ghana's independence.
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