Balogun Market
Balogun Market
Balogun Market
How to get to Balogun Market


By car and motorbike


Things to do at Balogun Market


Buy/Sell, Sightseeing, Work,

History of Balogun Market

This was built in 1970s. It is notable as the best place to buy fabrics, shoes and all sorts of wears

  • There was a major fire outbreak in the market in 2015

  • It was the location for the video shoot of Darey Art Alade's hit song 'Sisi Eko' featuring Flavour

Built in 1970s.

With no particular address because it sprawls across so many streets on the island, this is arguably one of the largest markets in West Africa.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Balogun Market, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Shopping list

  • Cash or Credit/Debit Cards

  • Sun glasses and/or hat

  • Your bargaining A-game

Things to do while at Balogun Market

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Search and patronize the numerous stores

Best Features

A market spanning a lot of streets is sure to provide something of all you might seek in a market. Balogun market serves a major role in the textile and leather industry.

Writer's Review

It is best explored with someone that knows their way around so grab a buddy or associate and head to the market for some nice locally made and international goods at affordable price.

  • Lagos State’s Balogun Market goes global using Electronic Commerce - Ventures Africa, Feb 12, 2016

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