Kano city wall, Kano.

Kano city wall Description

History of Kano city wall

Kano city wall was built in 1095 AD–1134 AD. It is notable as a site that once protected citizens and inhabitants of Kano against external attack.

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.

Security/Safety of Kano city wall

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

    Before heading to Kano city wall, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Take pictures of the wall.
  • Learn about the history of the wall.
  • Take a tour of the city of Kano.
  • Best Features

    It is a monument to the resilence and innovation of the Kano people.

    Writer's Review

    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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