New Africa Shrine
New Africa Shrine
New Africa Shrine


Things to do at New Africa Shrine


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

History of New Africa Shrine

This was built in 1970To celebrate music, freedom of speech.. It is notable as the home of Fela Anikulapo Kuti who celebrated freedom of speech and justice for the people.

  • The yearly Felabration event to honor the memory of Late Fela is hosted at the New African Shrine.

  • The original African Shrine built by Fela was burnt in 1977 by Nigerian Sodiers in response to the song 'Zombie' which mocked them.

Built by Fela Anikulapo Kuti in 1970.

A lover of Afro beat music or looking for a place to hang for the night? The African shrine is the place to be. With its range of performing musicians and indoor games, you are sure of a good time.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to New Africa Shrine, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A friend- this experience is best shared.

  • A good camera or Phone with a good camera.

Things to do while at New Africa Shrine

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

  • Play indoor games- snooker.

  • Tantalize your taste buds with pepper soup, asun.

  • See the art exhibitions.

Best Features

It celebrates the legendary icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Writer's Review

to go relax and enjoy good music

Most common visitors

Fun lovers, Musicians, Art lovers, Tourists.

  • Life in Fela Kuti's Shrine: The Untold Story-- Information Nigeria, 2013.

  • All history is a current event- One of the quotes on the wall as you enter the shrine

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