This was built in 1995.
TransportationBy car and motorbike
TagsAttend public lectures, Ceremony, Explore art, Learn,
History of Oba Akenzua Cultural Centre
Built in 1995.
The hub of cultural activities in the state, this cultural centre has hosted numerous performance symposia and exhibitions.
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
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.
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