30 Places to Visit in Nigeria, Tourist Places & Top Attractions

Tourist Places in Nigeria

Lagos, Abuja,  Kano, Uyo, Warri, Ibadan, Port Harcourt, Benin City, Owerri, Calabar, Onitsha, Ngwo Pine Forest, Awhum Waterfall, The Giant Footprint of Ukhuse Oke, The Ibeno Beach and many more

Ranging from lush natural parks to fantastic glittering beaches, the tourist places in Nigeria promise to make your vacation here the most happening one. Whether you’re a lover of nature or a history buff looking to explore the culture and past of the country, you can never run out of things to do or places to see here.

Those keen on exploring the natural wealth of Nigeria, can head over to the Nigeria famous places such as the Kainji National Park, the Ganashakti-Ganpati National Park or the Yankari Game Reserve. Teeming with endless colourful birds and an array of native animals, the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries in Nigeria offers an ideal insight into the natural life here. If you’re one for the beach, however, you must definitely make it a point to visit the Coconut Beach, Alpha Beach or the Ibeno Beach here, which pride in their clear blue waters and glittering white sands.

Those interested in exploring the culture of the country will have the time of their lives exploring the Ancient Nok Settlement in Kaduna, with its exhibits of the traditional Nok Way of Life. The Osun Grove, dedicated to the Yoruba Goddess Oshun, is another interesting visit here.

Here are some of the best tourist places in Nigeria:

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Ibadan is the capital of the Oyo state in the southern region of Nigeria. It is the third largest city in all of the country, closely following Lagos and Kano. The inhabitants of the city are mainly the Yoruba tribe, with a few other native tribes who dwell here. One of Nigeria’s culturally richest cities, Ibadan boasts a primitive beauty that is only complemented by its modern developments. The sleek and elegant charm of its high rises are contrasted against its quaint tribal villages, its vast open spaces and luxuriant gardens.

When in Ibadan, one should not miss out on the opportunity to visit the Agodi Gardens, an exquisite Botanical Garden that prides in its flourishing flora. Complementing this, another trip can also be made to the Ibadan Zoological Garden, home to a variety of native animals and birds.

Apart from its various attractions, Ibadan is also well known for its nightlife. While in the city, do make it a point to explore the fantastic nightlife spots here. If you’re visiting the city in March, you could also take some time out to visit the Oke iBadan Festival, an annual cultural festival that celebrates the making of Ibadanland.

The weather in Ibadan remains hot and humid throughout the year, with temperatures rarely falling below 3 degree Fahrenheit. The wet season, between the months of July and September, is generally overcast, while the drier half of the year remains partly cloudy. 

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Regarded as the tourism capital in Nigeria, Calabar is the capital of the Cross River State. The city was originally called Akwa Akpa in the native Efik Language, also called the Kingdom of Calabar. Sitting atop a hill by the Calabar River, the city boasts of quiet, rustic charm. The village-like beauty of Calabar is complemented by the ancient British-era monuments here, with its sleek, white marbled elegance.

Nature lovers coming to Calabar will have the time of their lives here. Whether it is the majestic Kwa Waterfalls or the expansive Cross River National Park, the city abounds in its natural wealth. Calabar is also home to the Drill Rehabilitation Centre, a natural park built to conserve the endangered species of Drills.

One of the best things to do while in Calabar is to go museum hopping. Whether it is the Slave Museum, detailing the brutal history of African slaves, or the National Museum of Calabar, one can never run out of things to see here. One can also head on over to the adventure park in Tinapa Resort for a fun day out with the family, or witness the famous Calabar Carnival in December.

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Sprawling along the eastern banks of the Niger river, the city of Onitsha is Anambra’s primary metropolitan hub. Initially occupied by Igbo settlers, the city gradually developed into a commercial hub, and is now considered to be one of Nigeria’s most important trading ports.

With a river sprawling along its side, Onitsha prides in a unique rustic charm of its own. The colorful culture of the town, with its festivals and sprawling marketplaces, adds to the beauty of the place.  While in Onitsha, do make it a point to visit the magnificent Ogbunike caves, which are a network of subterranean caves just outside Onitsha. Those interested in exploring the history and heritage of the town can also make a quick visit to the Palace of the Obi of Onitsha, an architectural marvel in its own right. Another unmissable attraction here is the Rojenny Tourist Village, which hosts a marvelous array of museums, a zoo, an amusement park and much more.

One of the best ways to explore the thriving culture of Onitsha is to go shopping at the Onitsha Market. One of the largest markets in West Africa, the Onitsha markets is known for its traditional locally produced wares sold at affordable rates. Picnics at the Rojenny are also quite popular among families. Onitsha remains fairly hot and humid throughout the year. The wet season here is generally oppressive and cloudy, while the drier months are overcast and extremely hot.

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Nestled just on the southern tip of the majestic Sahara, Kano is the second largest city in Nigeria after Lagos. Now a commercial capital, the town was once home to the Nok tribes in the 7th century, and the remnants of the Nok culture here  remains preserved here as proof of the city’s past.

With converging rivers on one side and mesmerizing plateaus on the other, Kano is a place of charm. Rumbling old school settlements flanked by rustic markets litter the city, while the gushing Jakarta River adds to the charm of the place.
Owing to its rich cultural and religious history, the cultural attractions of this city are many. The Emir’s House is Kano’s greatest height. Once belonging to the Hausa emperor, the Emir’s House is a resplendent display of the traditional Hausa architectural designs prevailing during its period. Another prominent attraction here is the Kano Central Mosque, which routinely draws thousands of devotees to itself during its Friday prayer time.

One of the most interesting experiences that one can have in Kano is to witness the dyeing process at one of the many dyeing pits in Kano, where the colourful traditional Nigerian clothes are made. Those that love nature can also head on over to the Falgon Game Reserve and spend time by the various animal exhibits here. Fishing and boating in the Tiga Dam is also a fun way to spend your time while in Kano.

Kano has a typically tropical savanna climate, which means that it remains quite hot throughout the year with temperatures peaking in April. The city enjoys precipitation throughout the year, with most of the rains concentrated between the months of June and September. 

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The capital city of the Akwa Ibom state, Uyo lies in the south eastern region of Nigeria. Lying between Oron and Ikot Ekpene, the city acts as an important trading hub and collecting station for local products. The beauty of Uyo derives largely from its open parks and quaint little villages. With open blue skies melting into its rustic skyline, the city offers a perfect getaway for those looking for a little peace and quiet.

While in Uyo, do not miss out on the opportunity to explore the humble Discovery Park here. With its natural setting and picnics spaces, the Park beckons all for its quiet charm. Another fantastic place to visit here is the Uyo Christmas village, a lovely little village known for its Museum and its eateries.

One of the best things to do in Uyo is to head over to the Ibom Plaza for a fantastic shopping experience. With its street lined with stores and stalls, the Ibom Plaza is one of the biggest shopping centres in all of Nigeria. Those with a penchant for the old can also go on a tour of the National Museum of Colonial History here, which preserves the country’s colonial past through its exhibits. The weather in Uyo remains quite hot throughout the year. The wet seasons, between June to September, generally remain warm and overcast, while the drier months remain hot and cloudy. 

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Sprawling along the banks of the river Warri, the city of Warri is a major oil hub in the southern part of Nigeria. The city was initially inhabited by the Urhobo and Ijaw people, before being developed as a major industrial hotspot in the country.
Once regarded as the seat of the Kingdom of Warri, the Delta city still carries some of its original regal beauty. With massive cenotaphs and royal palaces, the city offers a magnificent display of the architectural designs and styles that flourished here in the earlier days.

One of the best ways to discover the city’s beauty is to make a visit to the Palace of the Olu of Warri. The seat of the Wari Kingdom, the palace is known for its brilliant architecture. Another prominent royal attraction here is the Chief Nana’s Palace, a 19th century palace that has now been converted into a Museum. Those interested can also take a trip to the Warri Kingdom Royal Cemetery, home to all the erstwhile Olus of Warri, where they are honored with massive Iroko trees instead of headstones.

While in Warri, do not miss out on the opportunity of enjoying a canoe ride through its mangrove swamps. The mangroves are known for their magical environment, and there are several canoe tours offered here. If you happen to visit the city between July and August, you could also witness the bombastic Kiroro festival celebrated here, where the people of Warri pay tribute to their ancestors through masquerades and performances. The climate in Warri remains hot and oppressive throughout the year. The wet season, between July and August, generally remains warm and overcast, while the drier seasons are hot and partly cloudy. 

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Benin City is the largest city and capital of the Edo state in Nigeria. Now an industrial capital, the city was once home to the Kingdom of Benin which flourished between the 13th and the 19th century. One of the oldest cities in Nigeria, Benin boasts of a primitive, rural beauty that is unfound anywhere else. With its colorful festivals and world famous art, the vibrant beauty of Benin City must be witnessed firsthand.

One of the best ways to explore this marvelous beauty of Benin is to visit the Royal Palace of Oba Benin Here. One of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, this royal residence is considered an architectural wonder. Another place of cultural significance here is the Benin City National Museum, home to some of Africa’s finest bronze and terracotta artefacts. The city is also home to the fantastic Okomu National Park, with its protected animals and birds.

When in Benin City, do not miss the chance to go on a shopping expedition across Igun Street, where the city’s finest metalworkers can be found at their craft. If you visit the city in December, you could also witness the traditional Igue festival, with its dances and its mock battles. The weather in Benin remains hot and oppressive throughout the year. There are alternate periods of wet and dry, with the monsoon period restricted to the mid-year months. 

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Priding in its status as the largest city in all of Africa, Lagos offers a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. Lagos sprawls inward from the Gulf and Guinea and stretches onwards across the Lagos Lagoon. The city had initially emerged as a home for the erstwhile Yoruba tribes of West Africa, and was later developed into a port city settled across multiple islands.

With its youthful, cherry vibe, the city of Lagos is celebrated both for its high-end culture and fantastic coastlines. Dramatic sandstone cliffs jutting into fantastically turquoise waters borders the city on one end, while the metropolitan malls and high-rise buildings scatter the skyline on the other.

One of the best ways to explore the beauty of Lagos is to tour the fantastic beaches here. The city is home to two of Africa’s most beautiful beaches- the Praia do Camilo and the Meia Praia, known for their ravishing white sands and clear waters. Another prominent marine attraction here is the Ponta de Piedade, a series of limestone caves and grottos located just off Lagos Bay.

While in Lagos, one must definitely make it a point to try out the various water sports offered here, kayaking being the most popular one. Those with a love for nature will also have a good time at the Lagos zoo, known for its native African exhibits. Those with an adventurous bent can also head on over to the Parque Aventura Lagos for a fun and happening day out with the family.  Lagos experiences warm weather throughout the year, with the relatively cooler months being between June to September. The city receives a moderate amount of rainfall throughout the year, with the monsoon months concentrated between May to July.

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Also known as ‘Pitakwa’, Port Harcourt is the largest and capital city in the Rivers State of Nigeria. Nestled within the Niger Delta, the city sprawls along the gushing Bonny River. The city was initially made up of several fishing villages, which were later developed into a port.

Balancing modern city life on one side and the coast on the other, the city offers the perfect blend of modernity and nature. The cool waters along its white sand beaches makes the city an ideal getaway for beach lovers, while its malls and shopping plazas are perfect for those desiring to escape into a busy cityscape.

If you’re one for the beach, do make it a point to visit the Tourist Beach in Port Harcourt. Apart from the water here being ideal for a quick dip, the beach is also home to a number of activities such as horse riding or beachsports. For a more traditional visit, you could also take a trip to the Port Harcourt Cultural centre, which preserves and displays antiquities and artefacts of cultural value. You may also choose to extend this visit with a trip to the Rivers State Museum.

For a fun day out while here, you could visit the Pleasure Park in Port Harcourt to explore all the fun activities here, tower climbing being one of the more popular ones. You could also head out to the Tourist Beach in Port Harcourt for a quick dip. Alternatively, a visit to the Port Harcourt Zoo is always a must-try for all nature lovers and photography enthusiasts. Owing to its tropical climate, Port Harcourt remains extremely hot throughout the year. There are spells of wet and dry interspersed throughout the months, with maximum rainfall concentrated between the months of June and September. 

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Located in the heart of Nigeria, Abuja is the capital city of the country. Serving as the country’s political and administrative council, the city of Abuja is home to all important government residencies, including the National Assembly and the Presidential Complex. The city is flanked by the enormous Aso Rock on one side, which dominates Abuja’s skyline.

Full to the brim with open parks and natural outcrops, the beauty of Abuja must be witnessed to be believed. Apart from its resplendent natural splendor, the town’s skyline boasts of multiple high-rises that rise up to kiss the sky.
Whether you’re a history buff or a lover of nature, you can never run out of places to visit in Abuja. The Abuja National Mosque, with its spellbinding beauty, and the National Christian Centre with its architectural flair, are among the top attractions in the city. The charming Jabi Lake is another popular tourist spot here. If you find repose in nature, a visit to the Guara waterfalls should also be on your list.

One of the best ways to explore Abuja is to go rock climbing at the Aso Rock, the massive monolith that flanks Abuja. The adventure sport is well-suited by beginners, and can be attempted by all. If you’re not keen on adventure, however, you could always spend your time at the several open markets here, shopping for souvenirs and handicrafts. The city is also known for its street food culture, which is an absolute- must-try here.

Despite being one of the cooler regions in Nigeria, Abuja experiences hot weather throughout the year. Humidity and precipitation remains high across all months. Rainfall is concentrated between May and October, while the rest of the year remains dry. 

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Set in the heart of Igboland is Owerri,  the capital city of the Imo State in Nigeria. It is the largest city in the state, and is home to the thriving Igbo tribes of Western Africa.  Flanked by two rivers, Otamiri and Nworie, on either side, the natural beauty of Owerri is quite amazing. From the massive Oguta Lake to the expansive plantations here, nature seems to have bestowed its best gifts to this city.

One of the best ways to explore the natural beauty of Owerri is to visit the Oguta Lake. The largest lake in Nigeria apart from Chad, the clear waters of the Oguta are ideal for fishing and swimming. Another prominent attraction here is the Nekede Zoo, with its plethora of animals and birds. Those with an interest in local culture can also pay a visit to the Mbari Cultural and Art Centre.

While in Owerri, do not miss out on taking a tour of the Imo Plantation complex, where you can witness the harvest of palm oil at close hand. The Freedom Square in the heart of the city is a perfect destination for all shopping enthusiasts coming here. Alternatively, you could also head ovr to the Oguta Lake to enjoy a serene boat ride here. The weather in Owerri remains hot and oppressive throughout the year. Precipitation and humidity is generally on the higher side, with excessive rainfall between the months of June and September. 

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Other Attractions

It is quite impossible to talk of the many Nigeria famous places without bringing up Awhum Waterfalls- nature’s gift to Enugu. Nestled beneath gigantic walls of limestone, the natural falls consists of two cascading streams falling from varying heights. The first fall intrudes the cave about midway from the entrance, while the larger one is at the very end of the path. The thick forests canopying the falls on all sides adds to the beauty of the place. A statue of the Virgin Mary occupies the head of the caves, and serves as an added attraction here.

Location: Ohum, Nigeria
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If your soul desires adventure then Nigeria is the perfect place for you, and the Agbokim Waterfalls are one of the many places in Nigeria that offer a thrilling experience. The waterfall is located just ten kilometers from Cameroon. The waterfall finds its way through lush tropical rainforests, which adds to the mystic aura of it. Seven streams converge into cohesion to form the gushing stream of the waterfall, and viewing the sight in its mesmerizing ambience is definitely an experience you wouldn’t want to miss out on. In keeping with the streams, the waterfall is aptly known as one of the seven wonders of Nigeria, and is a popular site for excursions, picnics and other outdoor activities

Location: Etung government area, Nigeria
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Located within the Okomu Forest Reserve, the Okomu National Park is a wildlife sanctuary in the Edo state of Nigeria. The smallest of Nigeria’s seven national parks, Okomu prides in its quaint beauty. The park encompasses the thick natural rainforests of West Africa that are now dwindling, and is home to several endangered elephants and monkeys.

Okomu Forest Reserve, Edo State, Nigeria
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Home to one of Nigeria’s oldest rainforests, the Cross River National Park is a sight to behold. One of the most important biotic reserves in the world, this National Park is one of the 25 biodiversity hotspots in the world. The array of animals and birds protected in the park include elephants, buffaloes, monkeys and about 950 species of butterflies. The park conducts several safaris, allowing tourists to enjoy its natural wealth to the fullest extent.

Location: Ikom - Abaniko Rd, Basua, Nigeria
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One of the most unique and interesting places in Nigeria, the Giant Footprint is said to be a preserved print of a prehistoric giant in the village of Ukhuse Oke. The footprint is preserved on a set of granite rocks, although its origin remains unknown. According to local legend, the footprint was made when the world was still in its molten state.

Between Ukhuse Oke and Ukheosi, Edo, Nigeria
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The Kwa Falls are also locally known as the Kwa Falls and Rapids, and constitute one of the most thrilling experiences in the heart of Nigeria. The falls and rapids, as most Nigerian streams, flow through dense rainforests of lush greenery and flora and fauna.

Amongst tourist places in Nigeria, this is especially reputed for having famously served as the natural backdrop for the Miss World photoshoot in 2002. Visitors will definitely find themselves immersed in the tremendous natural beauty that the rapids offer, which encourage a plethora of outdoor activities such as fishing. Kayaking and hiking in the trails are also undertaken under expert supervision

Location: Aningeje Town, Akamkpa LGA, Nigeria

7am to 6pm everyday

Entry fee: 500 Naira
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If you are in Lagos, Tarkwa Bay Beach is definitely a slice of heaven within your arms’ reach. Accessible by just a thirty-minute boat ride from Victoria Island, the beach is the perfect getaway from the hectic life in the city. Adorned with palm trees and lush waters, the beach is a regular hotspot for tourists to spend quality time at. When not relaxing in the sunshine, horse riding is one of the favourite activities for the tourists to indulge in. The beach is full of local vendors and is a great place for you to check out some Nigerian souvenirs for yourself or your loved ones.

Location: Tarkwa Bay Beach, Lagos, Nigeria

Entry fee: 200 Naira
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The Idanre Hills, also known as Oke Idanre, constitute one of the most beautiful tourist places in Nigeria. The hills are majestic structures made of huge stone monoliths, and surround the city in their protection. It is believed to have always stood as a protector of the city and its people.

The hills span an immense area, and are adorned by the best of natural beauty and vegetation. The hills are considerably difficult to climb, and it is advised to not do so without expert supervision. The peaks are a pride of the Ondo, and make a splendid addition to the Nigeria famous places.

Location: Elebisere Road, Idanre, Nigeria.

Timings: Monday to Saturday- 8am to 6pm; Sunday- 10am to  4pm

Entry fee: 1000 Naira
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As the name suggests, the Ogbunike caves are a plethora of caves located in the town of Ogbunike, and are a site that definitely make into the Nigeria famous places. The caves also contain tunnels within them, which were built for use in the Nigerian civil war. Aside from the historical and cultural relevance, the caves are a marvel of nature, and attract visitors from all over the world. The caves are made for the adventurous soul, and tourists with a liking for history shall also find the caves interesting. The caves have been branded as a UNESCO World Heritage site, making them one of the most famous tourist places in Nigeria.

Location: Ifite Ogbunike, Ogbunike, Nigeria

Timings: Monday to Friday- 8am to 5pm; Saturday- open 24 hours; Sunday- closed
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Nestled along the Osun River, the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove is regarded to be the abode of the African goddess of fertility, Osun. The Grove resides in a vast area of undisturbed forest, and is known for its serene ambience. One of the last remaining tokens of the previously thriving Yoruba culture, the Grove is said to be among the holiest of places in Nigeria. The path leading to the grave is dotted with sculptures and artworks dedicated to the Goddess.

Location: Osogbo, Nigeria

Monday to Saturday: 08.00PM- 06.00PM
Sunday: Open throughout the day 
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The Surname Cultural Landscape is a site famous for its historical and cultural value, and is notable amongst the tourist places in Nigeria. The visitors still get to see the ancient walls standing, albeit most of them being broken now or in dilapidated condition.

The site is a witness of ancient settlements of Nigeria and the millet stalks used to construct the walls provide an insight into their lifestyle. The whole area is basically constructed as a kingdom, with fortifications made of stone, trenches, wells and other structures abound. The place is definitely a heaven for tourists with an archaeological interest, and attracts people throughout the year.

Location: Sokoto, Nigeria
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The longest beach along the West African coast, Ibeno Beach is one of the most sought after tourist places in Nigeria. Flanked by palm trees along the shores, the gorgeous white sand beach is known for its natural splendor. Beach sports and boating are common activities here, and the beach sports a personal golf course as well.

Location: Ibeno, Nigeria
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Like all beaches in the country, the Alpha beach is one of the famous tourist places in Nigeria for outings and guarantees a great time of enjoyment and relaxation. The beach is infamous for the incident of a whale being washed ashore, which has since doubled the beach’s popularity.

The beach is known especially for its cleanliness, which allows a healthy environment for people of all ages to make the most out of. With open skies, sparkling waters and warm sands, it is a perfect place for you to test out your volleyball or beach football skills or enjoy in the relaxing shade of the shacks

Location: Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria

Entry fee: 1000 Naira
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The settlement of the Noks is one of the most underrated tourist places in Nigeria, but is one that reveals a lot about the country’s cultural richness. Located close to the capital city of Abuja, the ancient settlement is a site of the ruins of the settlements that the Nok civilization originated from. Tourists are encouraged to revel in the beauty of the structural patterns and the terracotta artefacts, much of which are found in museums all across the world. The ruins echo the history of the Nok people, and are a testament to their resilience.

Kwoi, Kaduna State, Nigeria
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The largest of Nigeria’s eight national parks, Gashakti Gumpti is renowned for its splendid scenic landscapes. One of the most popular tourist places in Nigeria, the expansive park sprawls across the country’s two highest peaks- the Chappal Wadi (Mountain of Death) and the Chappal Hendu (Mountain of Wind.) The diverse flora and fauna at the park has led the Gashaka Gumti to be flagged as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Among the many animals found here are the roebucks, the antelopes, several chimpanzees, and African elephants. The National Park is especially well known for its bid population, being home to over 1 million native and migratory birds. Activities like hiking tours and chimpanzee tracking are offered by the park. There are several resorts and camps within the Park as well.

Location: Gashaka, Nigeria
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Located at the very heart of Enugu, the Ngwo Pine Forest is among the most beautiful Nigeria famous places. The forest was initially planted to combat erosion. Now teeming with thickets of tall pines, the Forest is oft-visited for picnics and other recreational outings. The forest is also home to a limestone cave at the centre, sculpted with a small waterfall by its side that falls into a shallow pool. The Ngwo Pine Forest is also ideal for hiking sports or nature photography.

Location: Old Enugu-Onitsha Road, Ngwo-Asaa, Nigeria

Timings: 08.00AM-06.00PM on all days of the week
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Nigeria famous places are aplenty, and the Coconut Beach is one of the primary attractions amongst the tourist places in Nigeria. The beach is located in the coastal town of Badagry, which is infamous for previously having been a spot for slave trade practice. The Coconut Beach however, holds nothing of the tragic tinge of history, and tourists throng there to bask themselves in its abundant sunshine and relax in its cool breeze. The weather and ambience are perfect in the coasts, making this a joyous hotspot. There is also an island called Coconut Village nearby, adding to the beauty of the beach.

Location: Badagry, Lagos, Nigeria  
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One of the most popular tourist places in Africa, the Yankari Game Reserve is a large wildlife park in the Bauchi State. The state-governed park is known to conserve the few remaining endangered lions and elephants in Nigeria. Apart from its flourishing flora and fauna, the game reserve is also home to a number of additional attractions such as the Marshall Caves and the Ducky Wells, which were used by slave traders in ancient Africa.

Also located within the Reserve is the Wikki Warm Spring, a natural hot water spring known for its healing qualities. The Reserve is home to a Museum as well. Apart from this, there are several resorts and camps within Yankari, where tourists  should choose to spend a night.

Location: Yankari Game Reserve, Bauchi State, Nigeria

Timings: 07.00AM-10.00PM on all days of the week

Entry Fee: Children: 800 Nigerian naira
                   Adults: 2,000 Nigerian naira
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Sprawling across over 5,000 kilometers, the Kainji National Park is a shining example of Africa’s natural wealth. The park consists of three separate areas- the Kainji Lake, the Borgu Game Reserve and the Zugurma Game Reserve.

Dominated by the savannah grass, the Kainji National Park is scattered with streams and waterfalls across its length. The Park is home to over 30 species of animals and reptiles, along with more than 350 species of birds.  Wild hogs, Cheetahs, monkeys and crocodiles are some of the many animals that can be spotted here.

Location: Kwara and Borgu State, Nigeria
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People Also Ask About Nigeria

  1. Which are the best romantic tourist places in Nigeria?

    1. Ibeno Beach: This beach is one of the prime romantic destinations in the tourist places in Nigeria. The beach prides in having the longest coastline in West Africa, and is perfect for a shoreline stroll on a day out with your loved one.

    2. Ngwo Pine Forest: Home to a farming community in the city of Enugu, the Ngwo Pine Forest is one of the many places in Nigeria perfect for a romantic getaway. The pine trees and the quiet ambience of the forest create a perfect blend of natural serenity.

    3. Cross River National Park:
    This National Park is one of Nigeria 's famous places and is basically a rainforest conservation project for the remaining wildlife. The wild ambience is perfect for a romantic getaway of birdwatching and hiking.

    4. Victoria Island:
    Victoria Island is a commercial and residential township meant for a lavish lifestyle. Couples can easily spend a grand time here in its casinos and dine in fashion at its restaurant, with a movie to top the night off.

    5. Coconut Beach:
    A place filled with coconut and other tropical trees, the Coconut Beach is one of the most famous romantic destinations in Nigeria. Couples can spend a relaxing day out in the sun and sands or relax in the cooling shade of the canopy.
  2. Which are the best waterfalls to see in Nigeria?

    1. Gurara Waterfalls: Located in Abuja, the Gurara Waterfalls is one of the most famous tourist places in Nigeria. The sight of the falls is breathtaking, and is perfect for picnics, romantic getaways and general sight-seeing.

    2. Farin Ruwa Falls: It takes a bus ride and a hike across three streams to reach Farin Ruwa Falls, but the effort is worth it. The sight and the entire experience are perfect for the adventurous side of you.

    3. Kwa Falls:
    The Kwa Falls are actually a part of the Kwa Rapids, and it is one of the most underrated places in Nigeria. The water is perfect for a chilly swim after the hike, and the place is perfect for other outdoor activities.

    4. Agbokim Waterfalls: Located very close to Cameroon, the Agbokim Waterfalls is a place of tremendous natural beauty. The water originates from seven rivers through a rainforest, and the site is an experience of a lifetime.

    5. Awhum Waterfalls: The Awhum Waterfalls probably tops the list of Nigeria famous places. The water finds its way through jagged rocks creating the beautiful effect of a rainshower, and is also rumoured to possess supernatural healing powers.
  3. Is Nigeria safe to visit?

    Nigeria is completely safe to visit and is as beautiful a country as any. The Nigerian people are very warm and hospitable, and welcome you into their land with open arms. With proper guidance for your outdoor activities such as hiking and caution while engaging in water-related recreational sports, the country promises a safe stay while you enjoy yourself.
  4. What is famous in Nigeria?

    Nigeria is famous for a plethora of reasons. The country is home to many indigenous civilisations, the roots of which can still be traced in their ruins and cultural artefacts. The Nigerian rainforests are home to some of the best flora and fauna, with countless rare species to call them their home. Nigeria is also famous for its cocoa, which is one of its most prized exports.
  5. What is the best time to visit Nigeria?

    Nigeria’s beauty lies in the fact that it can be visited all throughout the year. The monsoons are perfect to witness the rainforests in their lush peak, and the temperate season is meant for hiking. The November-May window is characterised by warm days and nights, and is one of the best times to visit the country.
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