77 Tourist Attraction Centers In Nigeria
There are a lot of interesting places to visit in nigeria,Nigeria is home
to over 200 million black people and is the most populous country in Africa.
Nigeria is often referred to as the heart of Africa and has the largest economy in Africa.
This country is the 7th most populous nation on earth and is home to over 500 ethnic groups,the largest of these ethnic groups are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
--Tourism in Nigeria is overseen and managed by the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC).
This post contains a list of the top tourist attraction centers in Nigeria.Nigeria is also rich in cultural heritage and diversity,with over 500 different languages and traditions,Nigeria is a place that should be visited by anyone who wants to explore Africa.
According to some renowned tourists,you haven't really visited Africa if you haven't been to Nigeria,the country offers the total package.
Now lets take a look at some of the top tourist destination spots in Nigeria,these centers attract thousands of tourists from different countries.
77 Tourist Attraction Centers In Nigeria
1. The Obudu Cattle Ranch
The Cattle Ranch located in Cross River State Nigeria is also referred to as the Obudu Mountain Resort is one of the most exotic tourist location in Nigeria.
It features a natural expanse of lands and forests plus a resort located in a very high altitude and cold humid weather.
--The resort also has full accommodations,cabin houses,swimming pools,cable cars Etc
2. Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort
The exotic Le Meridien Ibom Golf Resort is Located in Akwa Ibom State Nigeria and is also ideal for tourist enthusiasts.
Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort is a 45 minute drive from the Uyo International airport and located in a midst rich palm forest vegetation.
The Resort is a High-end lodging featuring an 18-hole golf course, polished restaurant,a nightclub and a piano bar.
3. Tinapa Free Zone & Resort
The Tinapa freezone and resort is a blend of romantic getaway and tourist exploration all fused in a natural environment.
The Tinapa Free Zone & Resort has a 860,000 sq ft lettable retail space, an entertainment strip that houses a digital cinema, restaurants, a mini amphitheater, casino, and children’s arcade center, a Studio Tinapa for Nollywood, a night club and pubs.
The resort is also located near the ocean and offers a great view,you can also go on a boat cruise near the resort.
4. La Champagne Tropicana Beach Resort
The La Campagne Tropicana is a privately owned 60-acre beach resort in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria.
The African themed La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort offers exotic hospitality with modern luxury.
The beach resort has been patronized by world class dignitaries including ex-presidents, ministers and high ranking monarchs and is regarded as one of the best beach resorts in Nigeria.
With a cool view of the Atlantic Ocean,this resort is absolutely perfect for a romantic getaway or for a tourist exploration.
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5. The Whispering Palms Resort
Located in Badagry Lagos,The Whispering Palms Resort is Ideal for family vacations and also for tourist exploration.
--The resort lies by the edge of the beach and offers beautiful ocean views with affordable accommodations.
The Whispering Palms Resort is just a 20-minute drive away from Slave Museum House and a 30-minute drive away from The French Village and the 1st Storey Building.
6. Ngwo Pine Forest
One of the magnificent wonder of nature in Nigeria.
The Ngwo pine forest is located in Enugu state and attracts a lot of visitors.
The forest is romantically set by Mother Nature with sharp twists for adventure seekers with beautifully set pine trees.
7. Ogbunike Caves
One of the top rated tourist spot,that is Ideal for tourists.
The ogbunike cave is located in Anambra State south east Nigeria,it is listed as one of the UNESCO Heritage Site.
There are 317 steps that need to be used to descend down to the caves.
8. Coconut Beach
Imagine taking a 20 miles walk filled with coconut trees beside the ocean.
The coconut beach located in Badagry lagos state has breathtaking and beautiful ocean views, a also a perfect place for relaxation.
The coconut beach located before the border between Republic of Benin and Nigeria.
9. Yankari Games Reserve
The Yankari national park is Located in Bauchi,a northern Nigerian state.
The animal reserve park has the largest collection of Animals in Nigeria.
The Yankari National Park hosts 50 different species of animals and about 550 elephants,approximately the largest herd of elephants in West Africa can be found in the reserve.
The Yankari Games Reserve also boasts of more than 59 caves, and a crystal clear water at a temperature of around 31 degrees Celsius that is available for tourists to swim in.
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10. Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort
Located in Ikogosi, a town in the Ekiti State Nigeria.
The Ikogosi Warm Spring is famously known for the flowing side by side of hot and cold water from its spring, and its said to be the only one of its kind anywhere in the world.
The meeting point of the warm and cold springs is a unique attraction to tourists.
11. Kajuru Castle
The last but not the least is the Kajuru castle that was built in 1978 by a controversial German expatriate living in Kaduna.
This expansive castle has a european and german form of architecture.
The castle has a baronial hall, complete with suits of armour,plus dungeon style bedrooms and towers with crenulated walls.
This castle is located in Kaduna and for a fee you can spend a night in this ersatz Bavarian Castle.
Other top tourist locations in Nigeria include:
- 12. Port Harcourt Zoo
- 13. Kalakuta Museum Allen Ikeja
- 14. Arochukwu Long Juju Slave Route
- 15. Gidan Dan Hausa Museum and Kano State Cultural Centre
- 16. Queen Amina’s Wall
- 17. Elegushi Beach
- 18. Benin City National Museum
- 19. The Ibeno Beach
- 20. Cross River National Park
- 21. Millennium Park
- 22. Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
- 23. Gashaki-Gumpti National Park
- 24. Nigerian National Museum,
- 25. Ngwo Pine Forest
- 26. Abuja Arts And Crafts Village
- 27. Olumo Rock
- 28. Kainji National Park
- 29. Lekki Conservation Centre
- 30. Abuja National Mosque
- 31. Nana Living History Museum
- 32. Fela's New Afrika Shrine
- 33. Tarkwa Bay Beach
- 34. Surame Cultural Landscape
- 35. Freedom Park
- 36. Lake Chad
- 37. Awhum Waterfall
- 38. Zuma Rock
- 39. Alok Ikom Monoliths
- 40. Gashaka Gumti National Park
- 41. Abuja Arts and Crafts Village
- 42. Old Oyo National Park
- 43. Osun-Osogbo Grove
- 44. Dreamworld Africana
- 45. Aso Rock
- 46. Isaac Boro Garden Park
- 47. The Giant Footprint of Ukhuse Oke
- 48. Gidan Makama Museum Kano,
- 49. Kainji National Park,
- 50. Kamuku National Park
- 51. The Emotan Statue
- 52. Oban Hills, Cross River State
- 53. Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls
- 54. National Museum
- 55. Banana Island
- 56. Sukur Cultural Landscape
- 57. Agodi Gardens
- 58. Nike Art Gallery
- 59. Lufasi Nature Park Lagos
- 60. Red Door Gallery Victoria Island Lagos
- 61. Elegushi Royal Beach Lekki Phase I Lagos
- 62. Thought Pyramid Art Centre, Abuja
- 63. Oguta Lake
- 64. Eket Beach
- 65. Onne
- 66. Balogun Market
- 67. Jhalobia Recreation Park and Garden
- 68. Cathedral Church of Christ, Lagos
- 69. Eleko Beach
- 70. Oke-Idanre Hill & Udi Hills
- 71. The Royal Palace Of Oba Of Benin
- 72. Ancient Kano City Walls
- 73. Sarius Palmetum
- 74. Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary
- 75. Ndubuisi Kanu Park
- 76. Jaekel House
- 77. Akwuke beach