Igbo Ukwu

Igbo Ukwu Description

History of Igbo Ukwu

Igbo Ukwu was discovered in 1938. It is notable as the site of the famous Igbo Ukwu bronze works.

Built by Isaiah Anozie in 1938.

Igbo Ukwu is a town in Anambra famous for its highly sophisticated bronze pieces dating back to the ninth century and have given it international acclaim. The works excavated are some of the earliest works of art known to the region.

Security/Safety of Igbo Ukwu

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Igbo Ukwu, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Light clothing
  • Face cap or hat
  • Things to do while at Igbo Ukwu

    Before heading to Igbo Ukwu, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Visit the various excavation sites
  • Take pictures of the bronze pieces.
  • Learn about the history of the pieces
  • Best Features

    It is an historical site notable for great bronze pieces.

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  • This place is history in our present day- My tour guide to me upon reaching the Igbo Ukwu site.
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