Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings
Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings
Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings
How to get to Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings


By car


Things to do at Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings


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

History of Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings

This was discovered in 1950-1955 in Birnin Kudu. It is notable as having a collection of ancient rock gongs which were used as musical instruments and warning bells

  • Was discovered by the British during its colonialization of Nigeria

Built in 1950-1955.

Birnin Kudu rock paintings are one of the fascinating proofs of ancient human civilization in Sub Saharan Africa. These paintings are reputed to be more than two millennia old, situated in the lush landscape of Northern Nigeria


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A camera

  • A hat and sunscreen for protection from the sun

Best Features

The historic significance of this location is overwhelming. It proves that there have been some sort of civilization in the area now known as Nigeria, which predates many of the western civilizations that dominate today

Most common visitors

Tourists, Students, Artists, Photographers

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