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Agia tree monument
Agia tree monument

Agia tree monument

Monument

Lagos

331

Sightseeing, Learn, Explore nature

About Agia tree monument Agia tree monument was documented in 1949 to preserve the site where Christianity was first preached. It is notable as the first place Christianity gospel was shared in Nigeria. The Agia monument is a major tourist site for Christian pilgrims coming from far and wide to see the first place Christianity was preached in Nigeria. Located in the serene city of Badagry, everyone is welcome to share in the history of the gospel's spread. Security/Safety of Agia tree monument This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Agia tree monument, here are some helpful things to take along with you: water bottles. walking shoes Things to do while at Agia tree monument see the Agia monument enjoy the ambience of Badagry

Omenka gallery
Omenka gallery

Omenka gallery

Art gallery

Lagos

266

Relaxation, Explore art, Eat, Drink, Buy/Sell

History of Omenka gallery Omenka gallery was built in 2003 to showcase African art. It was built by Oliver Owunwu. With its wide range of local and international collections, the Omenka art gallery is a utopia for art lovers, established and upcoming artists. It was established to maintain the presence of Nigerian and African art on a global scale. Everyone is welcome to enjoy our pieces. Security/Safety of Omenka gallery This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Omenka gallery, here are some helpful things to take along with you: camera Things to do while at Omenka gallery visit exhibitions

Lagos bar beach
Lagos bar beach

Lagos bar beach

Beach

Lagos

523

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eat

History of Lagos bar beach Lagos bar beach was built. It is notable as It is a fun place where people go to relax especially during festive periods. Looking for fun, sand and water away from the urbanization of Lagos? the Lagos bar beach is the ideal destination for family trips, picnics and relaxation offering activities such as beach football, canoeing, sunbathing,horse riding. Security/Safety of Lagos bar beach This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Lagos bar beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shorts Slippers Things to do while at Lagos bar beach Before heading to Lagos bar beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Canoeing Horse riding Beach football Best Features It is a good place to relax away from the stress of Lagos. Writer's Review The Lagos bar beach is a good place to unwind and converse with nature Most common visitors Leisure seekers. tourists "Lagos bar beach set for one Lagos fiesta"-premium times 2015

New Africa Shrine
New Africa Shrine

New Africa Shrine

Monument

Lagos

534

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore art, Drink

History of New Africa Shrine New Africa Shrine was built in 1970 to celebrate music and freedom of speech. It is notable as the home of Fela Anikulapo Kuti who celebrated freedom of speech and justice for the people. It was built by Fela Anikulapo Kuti. A lover of Afro beat music or looking for a place to hang for the night? The African shrine is the place to be. With its range of performing musicians and indoor games, you are sure of a good time. Security/Safety of New Africa Shrine This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to New Africa Shrine, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A friend- this experience is best shared. A good camera or Phone with a good camera. Things to do while at New Africa Shrine Play indoor games- snooker. Tantalize your taste buds with pepper soup, asun. See the art exhibitions. Best Features It celebrates the legendary icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti Writer's Review To go relax and enjoy good music Most common visitors Fun lovers, Musicians, Art lovers, Tourists. Life in Fela Kuti's Shrine: The Untold Story-- Information Nigeria, 2013. All history is a current event- One of the quotes on the wall as you enter the shrine

Atican Beach
Atican Beach

Atican Beach

Beach

Lagos

393

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eat

History of Atican Beach Atican Beach was built to promote a better beach-going experience. It is notable as a fun destination for relaxing. Atican beach is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Lagos and is the perfect spot for picnics, relaxing and unwinding. Security/Safety of Atican Beach This is a very safe location. don't go near the water if you can't swim well. avoid turning your back to strong tides What To Bring Before heading to Atican Beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Shorts Sunscreen Sandals, slippers A pair of sunglasses for that banging selfie look Build sandcastles Things to do while at Atican Beach Sunbath Horse riding. Best Features It is a nice place to relax. Writer's Review To go and relax away from the stress of Lagos Most common visitors Tourists, Fun seekers, Nature enthusiasts COSON storms Atican beach- An excerpt from the week-long COSON activities published in the SUN in 2015.

Kalakuta Republic Museum
Kalakuta Republic Museum
417

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Learn, Explore art

History of Kalakuta Republic Museum Kalakuta Republic Museum was built in 2012 to allow us better understand the life and struggle of the late Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti. It is notable as a home to the relics from the life of Fela. It was built by Governor Babatunde Fashola. The Kalakuta museum is a 'living history' museum that gives an insight into the life and struggle of the late afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Security/Safety of Kalakuta Republic Museum This is a very safe location. What To Bring A camera Things to do while at Kalakuta Republic Museum See Fela's stage clothes collection Get a souvenir from the souvenir shop See Fela's grave Best Features It gives an insight into the life of Fela. Writer's Review To better understand the man that was Fela. Most common visitors Art lovers, Historians, Curators, Photographers Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s Home transformed into Kalakuta Republic Museum Opens in Lagos- Bella Naija, 2012.

Freedom Park
Freedom Park

Freedom Park

Park

Lagos

572

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature

History of Freedom Park Freedom Park was built in October 2010 to commemorate the 50th-anniversary independence celebration. It is notable as a venue for diverse social events and recreation. It was designed and built by Theo Lawson to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigerians.  Freedom Park is a Memorial and Leisure Park dedicated to the preservation of the Lagos colonial heritage and history of Her Majesty's Board Street prison. Security/Safety of Freedom Park This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Freedom Park, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera- the scenery makes for beautiful pictures. A pair of sunglasses Light clothing. Things to do while at Freedom Park Try these at Freedom Park: See a play See the broad prisons where political prisoners were held. Picnic- The ambience is perfect for relaxing. Best Features It is a cultural heritage site. Writer's Review It is a leisure and memorial site that everyone must-see. Most common visitors Art lovers, Historians, Photographers Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 kicks off at Freedom Park- The headline of Y Naija news in 2016.

Tafawa Balewa Square
Tafawa Balewa Square

Tafawa Balewa Square

Open arena

Lagos

358

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature, Ceremony, Attend public lectures

History of Tafawa Balewa Square Tafawa Balewa Square was built in 1972. It is notable as the site of Nigeria's independence celebration. The Tafawa Balewa Square is the site of the Independence day celebration of Nigeria from colonial rule, it also serves as a monument of remembrance to victims of World war I and II and also the Nigerian Civil war. Security/Safety of Tafawa Balewa Square This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Tafawa Balewa Square, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera with a change of batteries A bottle of water will help greatly. Light clothing Things to do while at Tafawa Balewa Square See the remembrance arcade of Word War I, II and Civil war victims. Enjoy the ambience Best Features It is the site of Nigeria's Independence. Most common visitors Tourists, Social event planners, Religious event planners.

Elegushi Beach
Elegushi Beach

Elegushi Beach

Beach

Lagos

300

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eat

History of Elegushi Beach Elegushi Beach. It is notable as a popular hangout spot for fun-loving Lagosians Elegushi beach is the perfect spot for picnics, parties or social gatherings. Located in Lekki, you are guaranteed a fun time. Security/Safety of Elegushi Beach This is a very safe location. don't try surfing don't walk alone at night What To Bring Before heading to Elegushi Beach, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Mats Drinks Games Sandals Shorts Things to do while at Elegushi Beach Horse riding Beach volleyball Kite flying Collect seashells Best Features It is a good place to appreciate the beauty of the Ocean. Writer's Review To go relax and unwind. Most common visitors Fun seekers, Tourists, Photographers Burna Boy And Seyi Shay Raise The Roof At Elegushi Beach At Orijin Easter Sunday Bash- The headline of an article by 360nobs in May 2014.

Bogobiri House
Bogobiri House

Bogobiri House

Cultural centre

Lagos

284

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Learn, Explore art, Ceremony

History of Bogobiri House Bogobiri House was built in 2003 to preserve and celebrate the rich Nigerian culture via food, art shows and stage plays. It is notable as a sanctuary for art lovers, musicians, creative people. Built by Tola Akerele, this boutique hotel offers visitors a unique opportunity to interface with the creative soul of Africa’s most vibrant city. Recently, an expansion and upgrade were done on the rooms which are now perfect for business and leisure travelers. It is an art and entertainment center for all. Bogibiri house is a sanctuary for art lovers, historians and fun seekers looking to experience the rich cultural heritage Nigeria has to offer. Security/Safety of Bogobiri House This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Bogobiri House, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera A friend, date or significant other. Things to do while at Bogobiri House Visit the art gallery Try out the local delicacies at the onsite restaurant. Best Features It is a fun place to enjoy culture and food. Writer's Review To enjoy culture and good food. Most common visitors Art lovers, Historians, Curators The Return of Bogobiri Festival- An article in This Day News paper in 2015 to commemorate the 12th anniversary of Bogobiri House.

Jazz Hole
Jazz Hole

Jazz Hole

Cultural centre

Lagos

219

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Learn, Explore art, Ceremony

About Jazz Hole Jazz Hole was built to serve as a collection of rare good music, books and art works.. It is notable as the home of good music, books and art. Jazz Hole is an oasis of good music, literature and art away from the madness of Lagos. It is a delight to art lovers, curators and book lovers. Security/Safety of Jazz Hole This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Jazz Hole, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera A friend- the experience is best shared! Things to do while at Jazz Hole See the music collection Visit the book section Best Features It is home to vintage records of past musicians. Writer's Review To go and appreciate rare Nigerian music, books and art. Most common visitors Book lovers, Curators, Historians.

Motherlan'
Motherlan'

Motherlan'

Cultural centre

Lagos

213

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Learn, Explore art, Ceremony

History of Motherlan' Motherlan' was built in 1997 for the appreciation of African music. It is notable as a center for good music, food and relaxation. Built by Lágbájá in 1997. Motherlan' showcases the best of African variation of mid-tempo jazz music, culture and nightlife. Security/Safety of Motherlan' This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Motherlan', here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera Cash Things to do while at Motherlan' Listen to the musical performances Try out the local delicacies Dance! Best Features It is home to good music, food and culture. Writer's Review To go and enjoy the rich African-Nigerian culture. Most common visitors Musicians, Comedians, Fun seekers Comedian De don lights up Motherlan- All Africa story, 2014.