10 Fun Things To Do On Your Next Visit To Abuja.

Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, is sited in the middle of the country. The city was declared capital of Nigeria on the 12th of December, 1991. Abuja is the 8th largest city in Nigeria by population.

If you are planning on visiting Abuja soon or you are already in Abuja, Here are the fun things you can do to make your stay worthwhile.

1. Go For Sight Seeing

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Abuja National Mosque

The National Mosque is located at 1012 Sani Abacha Way, Central Business District, across the National Christian Center, Abuja. The beautiful structure of the mosque makes it suitable for sightseeing.

The National Mosque is a perfect resort for worshippers. It is well-equipped with facilities that make prayers, conferences, meetings, lectures, and accommodation ideally convenient. The Mosque has a library in it. It is also open to non-Muslims and tourists except during prayers. You can ask permission to take pictures from any available security staff.

2. Shopping

Novare Gateway Mall Abuja.

The joy that comes with having enough cash to get what you want is regarded as having fun. Abuja is a city endowed with various luxurious shopping malls.

Novare Gateway Mall Abuja offers a vast variety of shops with modern infrastructure and facilities. Shops/Stores at Novare Mall include Beauty and Grooming, Office Equipment, House & Homeware, Kids Corner, Groceries, Fashion & Accessories, Restaurants & Eateries, Speciality, Pharmacy & Cosmetics, Sports & Fitness, Technology & Electronics, and Bank.

Novare Gateway Mall is located at Musa Yar’Adua expressway (Airport road) Lugbe District, Abuja.

3. Spa & Wellness Center

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BeautyAddict Spa Abuja.

Experience the soothing touch of BeautyAddict Spa and massage. Each exquisitely designed to calm your mind, refresh your body and stimulate the senses.

BeautyAddict does not only specialize in spa treatments but also in all aspect of beauty such as unisex salon, makeup, nail care, waxing, facial treatments, and body scrub. BeautyAddict spa is located at plot 707, Cassava Street Wuyi District, Abuja, Nigeria.

4. Games

Games playing is also another way of having fun. Games such as board games have proven to be useful to help pass information, knowledge and even learn life skills like negotiating, patience, planning strategically, and even how to manage finance.

One of the prominent board game centres in Abuja is KayCee games located at Zero Garden, Behind GSM Village, Wuse Zone 1, Abuja.

5. Enjoy Nightlife

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Aqua Nightclub, Abuja

It is situated at 1, Ladi Kwali Way, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Wuse 4, Abuja.

Whether you are a quiet, discreet clubber who likes to sit in a corner and observe or a sociable party person who loves mixing with people, Aqua caters to your tastes. With distinct areas, finding your niche should not be difficult.

You can learn about other places to enjoy nightlife here.

6. Food & Drink

Of course, food and drinks shouldn’t be left out while having fun. Having a taste of different cuisines can be very fun you know?

Abuja city has a lot of modern restaurants in a serene and beautiful environment such as:

Meraki Restaurant

Cilantro Restaurant

Cantina Restaurant

Duo Restaurant

These restaurants offer varieties of cuisines and continental dishes with different kinds of drinks.

7. Outdoor Activities

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The magnificent Zuma Rock is one of the major attractions that stands out in Abuja. It takes about 5 hours to climb the rock in order to get an aerial view of Abuja with its environs. If you are a first-time climber, it is advisable you have your complete kits and an expert climber beside you.

You can read more about rock climbing at Zuma Rock Abuja here.

8. Visit A Museum

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Nike Art Gallery, Abuja.

A museum is known to be an institution that cares for a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical or scientific importance. They are often of varying types such as Art Museums, Natural History Museums, Science Museums, etc.

If you are a lover of Arts, both traditional and contemporary, then Nike Art Gallery Abuja is a place you should visit. They are involved in various kinds of arts.

Click here to read more about Nike Art Gallery

9. Nature and Parks

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Usuma Dam.

Usuma Dam is one of the places one can go so as to appreciate nature. It is a man-made dam surrounded by tall mountains and an outstretched lake. It is one of the dams created to solve the problem of “no natural source of water” in Abuja.

It is suitable for picnics, camping, swimming, and boat riding.

10. Amusement Parks

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An amusement park is a well-known place to have great fun, especially when visiting in groups or with the family. Children so love to have fun as well as Adults. Below are few of the amusement parks in the city of Abuja

Central Park

Circle Garden

Adigbas General Garden

Almond Parks and Gardens.

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