Tourist Attractions in Nigeria | 7 Best You should Visit & Why

Here is good information on the best Tourist Attractions in Nigeria you should visit and why.

We understand you want to have the best vacation experience while utilizing your limited resources.

in this guide, we are going to unveil the best Tourist Attractions in Nigeria


7 Best Tourist Attractions in Nigeria

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We are going to list out the best Tourist Attractions in Nigeria among all, that will make your money worth spending on.

7. Obudu Mountain Resort

The Obudu Mountain Resort which is located at Cross- rivers is one of the best Tourist Attractions you have to experience.

It consists of a Tennis court, swimming pool, Executive hotels, cable car and much interesting stuff.

One of my favourite experience was the cable car. it gave me the opportunity to view the entire place like an eagle.

You all need to try that out.

6. Yankari National Park

I wish the above picture could show you how endowed the Yankari National Park is.

Unfortunately, the above photo is just the tip of an iceberg.

The Yankari National Park is located at Bauchi, it consists of different kind of animals. If you are an ecotourist, I am certain this place is for you.

5. Olumo Rock

Olumo Rock

Olumo Rock | Image Via Flickr

Looking at the above photo may give you doubt, but trust me, Olumo rock has a long history that will give you a taste of your money when you find out.

Back in the 19th century, Olumo rock used to be the hideout for the Egba people.

Visiting Olumo rock will give you a deep understanding of the Egba people’s ancient history and culture.

The Olumo rock is located in the heart of Abeokuta.

4. Idanre Hill

Idanre Hill, ITourist Attractions in Nigeria

Idanre Hill | Image Via

The Idanre Hill is located at Ondo state.

one major interesting thing about Idanre Hill is its natural high mountain and hill.

It is said that there is a mysterious word written on the rock. The bizarre truth is that the words on the rock cannot be read or translated.

Another is the Arun River which is said to cure all manner of sickness.

To learn more about the history and mystery of the Idanre Hill, i’ll urge you to visit this place, to have a deeper understanding of its history.

3. Mambilla Plateau

Mambilla Plateau,

Mambilla Plateau,| Image Via Salihu Nguroje’s Blog

It is often described as the home of beauty.

The mountain chain, waterfall, green field, is one view you don’t want to miss.

It has the largest tea plantation in the world 2nd to India.

Visit Mambilla to discover its ancient warrior footprint, famous cave in Mbamnga, Ndumyaji Cave or the rock with a horse footprint at Hienary and much more.

2. Nike Art Gallery

Nike Art Gallery, Tourist Attractions in Nigeria

Nike Art Gallery / Google Images

Number two on our list is the famous Nike Art Gallery.

The Nike Art Gallery is located in Lagos, Nigeria.

Visiting the Nike Art Gallery will give you a deep understanding of Nigeria’s true culture. you have the opportunity to see a lot of painting and much other interesting stuff.

Just keep your “Wow” until you get to the Nike Art Gallery.

1 Kajuru Castle

Kajuru Castle,Tourist Attractions in Nigeria

Kajuru Castle / Google Images / Starnaija

Are you still having doubts if the Kajuru Castle is in Nigeria? get it off your mind

Our very number one, a must visit before you die is the Kajuru Castle.

The Kajuru Castle which is located in Kaduna is equipped with a German medieval style.

It is noted to be built 3 decades ago.

I don’t want to spoil the fun, in as much as  I would love to reveal more, but I believe, words won’t be able to compel the beauty of the Kajuru Castle.

What is a tourist attraction?

This is said to be a place one visit to learn about a significant culture and value a society uphold. and to have a unique experience.

It is often called a ‘tourist attraction’ because it is designed or will I say made for the tourist.

The importance of tourism in Nigeria

Nigeria is said to be the largest economy in Africa. yet it is still a developing country no doubt.

The major Importance of tourism in Nigeria is to add to the county GDP. As it is mostly known that Nigeria is solely dependent on its Oil.

Other countries have been investing in the sectors of tourism and Nigeria is taking no slack, on the benefits.

  1. it brings in revenue to the country
  2. There is jobs creation.
  3. Nigerian Culture is learned
  4. Local business tends to promote its products and many others.

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