Since Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, it is usually called the giant of Africa. The population is around 200 million people, and more than 500 tribes live in it. Besides Egypt, it is the second richest country in Africa and offers many interesting sights. We will collect the best listings and motivate you to visit Nigeria now!
Abuja Central Mosque
Abuja National Mosque is located in Abuja, Nigeria. It was built in 1984 and is open to non-Muslims, if not used in religious meetings. This magnificent mosque with an elegant golden dome and four staircases can hold up to 4,000 people. The building also has religious schools and libraries. Experienced guides work in the building and inform visitors about the history of the building and annual holidays. The Abuja National Mosque is a must see if you are in the capital of Nigeria!
Tarkwa Beach is just a boat or water taxi to secluded beaches near the harbor of Lagos. In 15 minutes after swimming one of the quietest coastal roads will be reached! The beach of Tarkwa is away from city noise which makes it an ideal place for those who are looking for a comfortable and relaxing environment. The sea is calm enough to swim safely and shallowly, so you can leave without getting wet. There are sellers of fresh coconut, grilled cheese sandwiches, a picnic with fish. Take a taxi from the Fiki Marina under the Falomo bridge to get to this place. It is best to wear a bathing suit and carry a waterproof bag, because you have to walk in the water when you get out of the boat.
This impressive landmark is located north of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The Zuma rock is a volcanic eruption consisting of minerals and granite. This rock is the product of crystallization of magma in the crust, which rises 725 meters above ground level. And was intended for a defensive retreat against a tribe during a tribal war. Zuma Rock is the perfect place to relax and have a picnic where you can meet with friends and family, and see interesting places in the area. This is definitely a place worth visiting for nature lovers.
Lekki Conservative Center
The Lekki Nature Conservation Center was created in 1990 as a biodiversity preserve. This protected area covers 78 hectares of land and is located on the Lekki peninsula near the lagos lagoon. When you get there, you can take an hour walk on the longest track in Africa. You can see several animals, such as monkeys, crocodiles, giant turtles, deer, fish, snakes. There is also a special wooden house connected to the pedestrian roads so that you can dynamically see the center of the city! We hope that you bring your food and drinks and spend the best time here in comfortable shoes!
New Africa Shrine
The New Africa Shrine was designed to commemorate the “Old Africa Shrine” sanctuary created by Féla Kuta in the 1970s. He is known as a public figure and speaks through the Afrobeat music against the Nigerian government. His sons, Femi Kuti and Seun Kuti, dedicated their lives to expanding Fela Leyv’s heritage by organizing a music festival in honor of their fathers in the service of believers and holding weekly events. If you do not have a special event or you do not want to participate in the above section, admission is not charged. The temple is located in a large building and is full of people at night. Make sure you stop by to see this talented musician and the energy of a dancer.
Kainji Lake National Park
Kainji National Park is located between Niger state and Kwara state of Nigeria. The landmark was founded in 1978 and has a total of 3318 miles. There are three areas to explore: Kainji Lake , the Borgu game reserve located west of the lake and the Zugurma Nature Reserve, southeast of the lake. Here you can pay a fare to enable you see the most dangerous animals, such as lions, hippos, monkeys and elephants. There are only eight lakes in this park, but if you want to see the hippopotamus up and down, go to Lake Kainji and have the animals run out of the water. Avoid black wears because the weather is warm and you may feel uncomfortable. Also, please wear lightweight boots to connect the terrain.
Obudu Cattle Ranch
Obudu Ranch Resort is a perfect place for family vacation and holidays. It features a water park with water slide and a swimming pool, a golf course, night-time bonfires and horseback riding. Besides, you will be bonding with your families and nature as you hike through forests and mountains while watching birds. The accommodations are modern and you will enjoy top notch entertainment and good food.
Ikogosi Warm Springs Resort
Ikogosi Warm Spring is a miracle of nature where a hot spring flows alongside a cold spring. The main attraction is where the two fountains are connected. The resort is located next to the spa and offers a variety of accommodation and recreation suitable for family holidays, excursions and the likes.
Nike Arts Gallery
Nike Art Gallery is a great place to be with children, not knowing if you can find hidden talent. Located in Lagos, it has many works of art including beadwork, paintings, drums, songs and dances, stones and sculptures, traditional weaving, tilapia brocade, embroidery and much more. This is a one stop place for arts.