Enjoy the peace and serenity of nature at Tiga dam in Kano

Tiga dam

The Tiga Dam has become an outstanding creation that is outside Kano. The ambiance is attractive and makes tourists throng here often. You can go on a boat cruise and go fishing here too.

A hotel that is located at the base of the dam, called the Rock Castle Hotel, is there for you to lodge at. It was built to accommodate Queen Elizabeth during her visit to Nigeria many years back ago.

The Tiga Dam provides irrigation for the farmers of Kano. It is a major reservoir on the Kano River, the main tributary of the Hadejia River. The dam was built during the administration of Governor Audu Bako in an attempt to improve food security through irrigation projects.

The dam was built during the administration of Governor Audu Bako in an attempt to improve food security through irrigation projects. The dam covers an area of 178 square kilometers (69 sq mi) with a maximum capacity of nearly 2,000,000 cubic meters

Things to do while at Tiga Dam;

  • Wade in the cool water
  • Take beautiful pictures

Best Features, The reservoir provides irrigation for farmers and shallow lakes where one may wade and relax.

You should also check out this detailed travel guide to Kano, it will make your next trip to the city very exciting.

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