This was built in 1095 AD–1134 AD. It is notable as a site that once protected citizens and inhabitants of Kano against external attack.
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History of Kano city wall
In his 1903 report, the Governor-General of the Nigeria protectorate Lord Frederick Lugard said he had never seen anything like the wall of Kano in Africa.
As at 2007, it was on the tentative UNESCO world heritage site list.
Built by Sakri Gijimasu in 1095 AD–1134 AD.
Once described as the 'most impressive monument in West Africa', the ancient wall of Kano was built to serve as a source of defense for citizens and inhabitants of Kano.
This is a very safe location.
What To Bring
Before heading to Kano city wall, here are some helpful things to take along with you:
A digital camera with solid batteries.
A tour guide or translator.
Things to do while at Kano city wall
These are the following things you can do while you're here:
Take pictures of the wall.
Learn about the history of the wall.
Take a tour of the city of Kano.
It is a monument to the resilence and innovation of the Kano people.
To go and appreciate history.
Most common visitors
Archaelogists, Curators, Historians are common visitors here.
Ancient wall of Kano, a sight to behold- Muhammed, a musuem curator.
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