List of 10 Places you should visit in Lagos
Lagos may not be the biggest city in Nigeria, but it sure has several amazing places to visit. The city is such a beautiful place with lots of fun activities and amazing tourist’s attraction for everyone.
Do you know what’s even interesting? Whether you’re visiting Lagos for the first time or not, even if you live there; there are tons of fun places waiting to be explored. Below is a list of 10 places you should consider visiting in Lagos.
1. Jazz Hole
Think of music, literature and art, all in one place, then Jazz hole is one amazing place in Lagos that offers all three.
Located on Awolowo road, Ikoyi, Lagos, the relaxation spot, Jazz hole, has a plethora of African artworks and is also known as one of the best cultural music shops in Nigeria.
2. Jhalobia Recreational Parks and Garden
Yet to be discovered by many is the beautiful Jhalobia recreational parks and garden that lies somewhere on Murtala Mohammed International airport road, Lagos.
Unlike most parks or garden in the city, Jhalobia has a versatile display of horticulture, featuring some amazing spots like ponds, waterfalls and fountains.
So, when you think of picnics or any other outdoor event, Jhalobia garden is certainly one place to consider in Lagos.
La Campagne Tropicana is a private beach resort located in Lekki, Lagos.
The beach reflects a lot of African designs, cultures and traditions as well. Also, it lies at the edge of the Atlantic ocean, so you can be sure to enjoy a great view while you’re there.
Here’s an extra tip: if you ever need a break or escape from the hustle and bustle of Lagos, then you should consider winding off there.
4. Tarkwa Bay
You’ve probably heard a lot about Tarkwa bay, but if you haven’t been there, then it’s not the same.
Accessible only by boat or water taxis, the sheltered beach is one of the perfect getaway spots in Lagos. It is such a quiet, calm and peaceful beach to visit.
If you are thinking of a place where you can both enjoy the view and get pampered at the same time, then Epe resort in Lagos would make a great place for that.
The exquisite resort has a spa with lots of body care professionals offering services ranging from pedicure, manicure, body massage, skin treatment, etc.
So, after a long trip or week, treating yourself to one of the nicest spots in town to revitalize your body doesn’t seem like a bad idea. Epe resort is one place to visit for that.
Are you a lover of art and crafts? Then you’ll have more than enough collection to draw inspiration from.
The privately-owned gallery, which is opened to the public is the largest art gallery in Lagos. The four-floor display room contains all kinds of artwork known to man. The Gallery hosts paintings, sculptures, pen and ink drawing, beadworks, etc.
When was the last time you heard a bunch of adults screaming over the top of their voice out of fear and excitement mixed together? Well, that’s probably how you’ll react when you get to experience the canopy walk at Lekki Conservation Centre (LCC).
LCC is an urban nature park, rich in landscape and wildlife. There’s plenty of walking to do at the park. You would also enjoy watching plants and animals in their natural habitats.
Fela Kuti was a Nigerian musician who spoke against corruption and bad governance. Till today, Fela is still celebrated by Nigerians in his night club, the new Afrika shrine in Lagos. The New Afrika Shrine hosts the yearly Felabration festivities, in honour of the late legend.
The New Afrika shrine is both an art gallery and a cultural centre.
9. National Museum
A great place to learn about Nigeria history is the national museum located in onikan, Lagos. It boasts of a collection of prominent artwork, including archaeological and ethnographic exhibit.
10. Freedom Park
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence in 2010, Freedom park was opened. It was constructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigeria. The Freedom Park serves as a leisure park to enjoy some nice time with friends. It also hosts concerts and the likes.
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