Think of a tourist destination in Nigeria? You might already know of places like Olumo Rock, Zuma Rock, Yankari Game Reserve, Obudu Mountain Resort, Osun Sacred Grove, Oniru Beach, and other popular tourist sites.
Well, these are great places to visit but do you know that there are other fun unpopular tourist destinations in Nigeria? Not to worry, this article will reveal those places to you. Keep reading.
Here are 7 amazing places to visit in Nigeria:
Dream World Africana, Lagos.
Located in Lekki Peninsula, Lagos, Dream World Africans was established in 2018. Little wonder it is not so popular among Nigerians.
The resort has fun spots for relaxation, games, and other leisure activities. If you are thinking of a place to have a fun-filled weekend or vacation, then this is the right place for you.
Kano City Walls, Kano.
For lovers of history and architecture, this might be just the right place for you to explore. The Kano City Walls is part of the remains of the ancient city of Kano and is still a beauty to behold. The walls were used to protect the ancient city of Kano from Invaders.
Turunku Hills, Zaria
If you are familiar with the story of Queen Amina of Zaria, then you should be interested in exploring the Turunku Hills.
The hills are located in Turunku, a small village in the Southern part of Zaria. The legendary Queen of Zaria, Amina was said to have sat on the hill while making war plans with her warriors.
Gobarau Minaret, Katsina
The Gobarau Minaret was constructed over 300 years ago. Archeological examinations have proven that the storey building was constructed using baked clay found to be used by Ancient Timbuktu builders. Next time you are in katsina, be sure to visit this ancient site.
Ibeno Beach, Awka Ibom
Are you a beach lover looking for where to have fun, ride boats, play some water sports, or even beach soccer? Don’t stress yourself, Ibeno Beach is the right place for you to explore.
Located in the Ibeno local government area of Akwa Ibom, the Beach is recorded to= be the longest beach in Africa.
Juju Rock Formation, Jebba
If you are looking for how to have fun while on a budget, then the Juju rock formation is a great place for you to visit.
The tourist site is free and open to anyone willing to explore it. It is located at Jebba, a border town between Kwara State and Niger State. The great explorer, Mungo Park was said to have passed the Rock while he was exploring the Niger River.
Gembu Town, Taraba
If you are not a lover of cold regions, you shouldn’t visit Gembu during the rainy season.
Located on the Mambilla Plateau, Gembu is known as one of the coldest regions in the country. Apart from the cool weather condition of the town, it also houses different hills and relaxation spots.
Nigeria has lots of amazing places you can explore. Before you decide to visit any of these places remember to have enough information about the places and don’t attempt to explore them without having a tour guide with you. This is very important. I hope you enjoy your exploration.