Rabeh's Fort
Rabeh's Fort
Rabeh's Fort


Things to do at Rabeh's Fort


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

History of Rabeh's Fort

This was built in 1849. It is notable as a monument depicting the rich history of the people of Borno.

  • It was declared a national monument in 1959.

Built by Rabeh Ibn Fade-Allah in 1849.

Rabeh's Fort was built by Rabeh Ibn Fade-Allah after his successful invasion of the Bornu Empire and served as both his home and headquarters during his life time.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Rabeh's Fort, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Camera with a change of batteries.

Things to do while at Rabeh's Fort

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

  • Take pictures.

  • Learn about the history.

Best Features

It is an historical monument.

Writer's Review

To go and learn about the life and struggle of Rabeh Ibn Fade-Allah

Most common visitors

Curators, Photographers, Archaelogists can be found here.

  • Rabeh's fort is an historical monument- Somto, a curator.

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