Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings, Jigawa.

Birnin Kudu

Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings Description

History of Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings

Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings 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

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

Security/Safety of Birnin Kudu Rock Paintings

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

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