Cultural centers in Edo

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Ebohon Cultural Centre
Ebohon Cultural Centre

Ebohon Cultural Centre

Cultural centre

Edo

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Learn, Explore art, Ceremony, Attend public lectures

History of Ebohon Cultural Centre Ebohon Cultural Centre was established in 1965. Built by High Priest Osemwegie Ebohon in 1965. A cultural centre for art, traditional religion and research centre for traditional sciences and the unsolved mysteries, this is a sacred place for the Ebohon worshipers. Security/Safety of Ebohon Cultural Centre This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Ebohon Cultural Centre, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with A local guide to help you navigate the Do's and Don't's Best Features Approaching the centre, one will see that there are four giant wrought-iron gates and a fifth pedestrian gate leading into the open grounds or premises of the centre. The gates are Iwowa Gate; which leads to the centre’s museum, dining centre, bar and the Obanamen, Ivie Gate; which leads to the reception room, Ohiovbu Gate; the smallest of the gates, and Iyayimwan Gate; which admits tourists into the centre and is also called the Marriage Gate. Around the centre are statures of guardians and deities who all play a role in the spirituality of the centre. Most common visitors A centre where traditional religion and divinity is practiced, it sees a lot of curious tourists and people seeking aid in one way or the other.

Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre
Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre

Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre

Cultural centre

Edo

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Learn, Explore art, Ceremony, Attend public lectures

History of Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre was built in 1995. The hub of cultural activities in the state, this cultural centre has hosted numerous performance symposia and exhibitions. Security/Safety of Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with Best Features It is named after the great Benin monarch Late Oba Akenzua II who was Oba of Benin from 1933 to 1978. A fine architectural masterpiece with beautiful murals of Edo traditional motifs, it was designed by the renowned Demas Nwoko. One interesting fact about its origins is that although it was commissioned in 1972, it took decades till its completion in 1995.