Places to visit in Lagos

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Saffron Restaurant and Lounge

Saffron Restaurant and Lounge

Located in the popular Silverbird Galleria, it caters to a most distinguished clientele. So next time you are in the galleria, walk in and delight in the chef's special menu

Category: Restaurant
Tags: Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Use wifi
Pearl Garden

Pearl Garden

Popular as the choice Chinese restaurant around the Lagos Island axis, it will be tricky to find a free spot on a Sunday afternoon. Fortunately, you can call ahead and reserve a spot

Category: Restaurant
Tags: Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Use wifi
Bheerhugz Cafe, Ikeja

Bheerhugz Cafe, Ikeja

A pleasant lounge with a welcoming ambiance, Bheerhugz is one place to kick-start your weekend in. As it is located in the upper terrace, diners and lounges can enjoy the lovely view of Alausa spread out.

Category: Lounge
Tags: Dance, Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Use wifi
Rhapsody's Ikeja

Rhapsody's Ikeja

With an upscale and cosmopolitan look coupled with impeccable service, Rhapsody is the lounge for the elite and classy around the mainland axis

Category: Lounge
Tags: Dance, Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation, Use wifi
Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

The first cable-stayed bridge built in Nigeria, this formerly tolled bridge links Lekki Phase 1 with Ikoyi. Apart from vehicular traffic, it also serves as a recreational facility as fitness inclined residents use the wide curbs of the bridge for jogging, running and power walk, usually in the early mornings and evenings

Category: Monument
Tags: Explore art, Sightseeing, Travel
Eko Bridge

Eko Bridge

Eko Bridge located near the Ajegunle Creek crosses the Lagos Lagoon and so it is the preferred route for residents commuting to the island from the Apapa and Surulere regions

Category: Monument
Tags: Sightseeing, Travel
Carter Bridge

Carter Bridge

Originally constructed by the British colonials government, it was the first bridge ever built connecting the mainland to the island. After Independence, it was dismantled, redesigned and rebuilt in the late 1970s

Category: Monument
Tags: Sightseeing, Travel

Kalakuta Museum

Dedicated to the life and times of the great Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, this museum sited at his old residence preserves and shows Fela as he lived. Stay long enough and you just might catch a whiff of his infamous canabbis

Category: Museum
Tags: Explore art, Learn, Sightseeing
Badagry Heritage Museum

Badagry Heritage Museum

About Badagry Heritage Museum A former district officer’s office built in 1863 in the ancient city of Badagry, this museum shows artifacts and works of the Nigerian history, even predating the slave trade era. The gallery is divided into eight subdivisions intended to take you on a slave history ride as you progress through the museum. Step in and come out amazed with the rich history and culture Nigeria has. The people of Badagry resisted the urge to let go of some of the artifacts in this museum as it forms part of the rich history. Safety Badagry Heritage Museum is relatively safe. Things to Do Get enlightened of the history of Badagry and also get to see some of the chains used during the slave trade era. What to Bring A fully charged camera. Best Features Artifacts that tells story about the history of Nigeria. Best Time to Visit Any period from 9am to 5pm as the locals are welcoming people and are always willing to take you on a tour of the facility. The museum is closed on Sundays though. Most Common Visitors Art lovers, historians, photographers, tourists. Why You Should Visit To learn about the pre-colonial era. Weather at Badagry Black Heritage Museum Badagry Black Heritage Museum is located at the South-West part of Nigeria. This region has just two seasons which is the dry and rainy season. The rainy season comes from the month of May till early August while the dry season comes from the month of October till April. Usually, between the month of December and February Harmattan come along.   

Category: Museum
Tags: Explore art, Learn, Sightseeing
Golden Gate Restaurant

Golden Gate Restaurant

Providing exquisite meals suited to your specifications, Golden Gate is one oriental restaurant that takes its clients needs at heart. If you're new to Chinese food, the chef will recommend some hot and spicy meals to get you started on your Chinese food journey.

Category: Restaurant
Tags: Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation
Lagos Central Mosque

Lagos Central Mosque

ABOUT Lagos Central Mosque is an important place of prayer for Muslims in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is situated along Nnmadi Azikiwe Street, a very busy area in Lagos. Over the years, the mosque has been a preferred location by Muslims in Lagos State for Jumat prayers. It was built to replace the central mosque due to multiple demands for a new and modern place of worship for the Muslim community. The old central mosque was demolished in 1983 to allow for the building of the proposed modern mosque. In 1988, former president of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida opened the new Lagos Central Mosque. To date, the mosque retains its architectural beauty and it is reputed as one of the beautiful structures in Lagos city. This architectural edifice in central Lagos used to be the national Mosque until the capital city was moved to Abuja. Also, the Lagos Central Museum is the home of the   This commanding structure continues to be awe to tourists and visitors of Lagos. The minarets are very prominent and beautiful. They are placed at strategic places in the mosque to further amplify its beauty. SERVICES Lagos Central Mosque is the prayer place for all who practice the Muslim faith. WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Central Mosque is open to the public except during prayer hours when it admits only Muslims. BEST TIME TO VISIT Non-muslims are free to visit the mosque on weekdays except Fridays because of the Muslim Jumat prayers. SAFETY Being a center for religious activities, the mosque is very safe and serene.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Attend public lectures, Give charity, Learn, Worship
City Hall, Lagos

City Hall, Lagos

ABOUT City Hall was established in 1900 to serve as the Local Government Secretariat of the past British Lagos Colony. It is situated in the centre of the Lagos Business District. The City was the base of political and administrative duties in the state in the time Lagos served as the capital city of Nigeria. It is the oldest Local Government headquarters in the history of Nigeria. This hall holds great memories of the political, commercial, and cultural story of the old Lagos State. In March 2007, the City Hall was refurbished to fit the modern standard of architectural designs. Since this renovation was done, the City Hall has been a top site attraction in Lagos State. SERVICES Re-modelled and renovated to its present modern look by the Babatunde Fashola administration, it is now a major event centre and tourist attraction. BEST FEATURES - Historical monuments - Easily Accessible location - Security WHO CAN VISIT City Hall is open to local and foreign tourists who want to explore and learn more about Nigerian history. BEST TIME TO VISIT City Hall is open every day of the week except Sundays. SAFETY This is a very safe location

Category: Hall
Tags: Attend public lectures, Ceremony, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Murtala Muhammed Airport

Murtala Muhammed Airport

Named after one of Nigeria's most celebrated leaders, this is the busiest airport in Nigeria. With its two terminals which both run on the same runway, the airport serves over 10 million passengers yearly.

Category: Airport
Tags: Sightseeing, Travel, Work
Holy Cross Cathedral

Holy Cross Cathedral

This is the seat of the Arch. Bishop Alfred Adewale Martins and the Lagos Arch. Diocese which also doubles as the headquarters of all the Catholic Church Parishes in the whole of Lagos State.

Category: Place of worship
Tags: Give charity, Learn, Worship
Lagos Motorboat Club (Members Only)

Lagos Motorboat Club (Members Only)

ABOUT Lagos Motorboat Club is an esteemed and reputable private boat club in Lagos, Nigeria. It was created in 1950 by some ex-members of the Lagos Tarpon Club. For years after its creation, the club lacked its arena and used Wilmott Point for its activities. Things took a glorious turn for the club when it was moved to its private arena on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi Lagos. After undergoing several renovation/upgrade, the proudly possesses certain world-class features such as mermaid water bar, round bar (Gillmore’s Folly), restaurant and 200 standard motorboats. The tranquillity of the Clubhouse is quite impressive because of its architectural design and the Indian almond trees that sway in its premises. Sundays are busy days at the club as members mount motorboats to private beach huts next to creeks beyond the clubhouse. The sight of boats mounting and returning from the creeks at sunset is gratifying. Over the years, Lagos Motorclub has broken records recognized by The International Game Fishing Association (IGFA). Membership at the club costs an annual fee of 400 pounds. SERVICES Lagos Motorclub hosts several events annually. These events bring club members all over the world together for a superb time of fun. The following are events held at the club yearly: Intercontinental Night The intercontinental night has grown to become a very famous event in Lagos. Staff Christmas Party This event is held in honour of the member of staff of the Lagos Motorboat Club. It is a soirée held to celebrate the hard work of all persons who work at the Motorboat Club. Christmas Carol Night On the 25th of December, Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus in grand style. Lagos Motorclub holds a carolling night on that day in honour of this religious holiday. Members of the club enjoy a great time of singing performances and dining. New Year’s Eve Party December 31st is another time of merriment at the club as jingle bells ring and chime to welcome the new year grandly. Members dine, wine and get trapped in a jolly moment.   Independence Anniversary Party The Independence Anniversary party holds on October 31st to celebrate the freedom of Nigeria from colonial rule. Nigerian and non-Nigerian members of the club come together to celebrate this milestone in the history of Nigeria. BEST FEATURES - Private Club - Mermaid water bar - Round bar (Gillmore’s Folly) - Restaurant - 200 standard motorboats WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Motorboat Club is a private club. It is only open to persons with a valid membership profile. BEST TIME TO VISIT The clubhouse is full of activities on Sundays, from the boat rides to the beach huts. You can expect to have a lot of fun at the clubhouse on Sundays. Also, visiting this club on days of a special event would help you appreciate its beauty more. SAFETY Lagos Motorboat Club is a very secure place. Its environs are well-secure and there are on-guard security officials to ensure the safety of members at the clubhouse. Also, these security officials ensure the maintenance of order in the club.

Category: Club
Tags: Dance, Drink, Eat, Meet friends, Relaxation

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