Independence Square also known as the black star square. Location Accra,Ghana.
The venue for many national celebrations, dominated by the independence arch and the memorial to Unknown Soldier.
The square was commissioned by Kwame Nkrumah to honour the visit of Queen Elizabeth II. Construction ended in 1961 and it was named “Black Star Square”.
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.