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Aso Rock
Aso Rock

Aso Rock

Monument

China

0

Work, Sightseeing, Explore nature

ABOUT Aso Rock is a large outcrop of granitic rock located on the outskirts of Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. The Aso Rock is a 400-metre (1,300 ft) prominent monolith with a peak height of 936-metre (3,071 ft) above sea level. It is one of the city's most noticeable features. The Nigerian Presidential Complex, Nigerian National Assembly, and Nigerian Supreme Court are located around it. Much of the city extends to the south of the rock. "Aso" means victorious in the native language of the Asokoro ("the people of victory") ethnic group. Aso Rock was the site of the 2003 Aso Rock Declaration, issued by Heads of Government of the Commonwealth during the CHOGM held in Abuja. It reaffirmed the Commonwealth's principles as detailed under the Harare Declaration but set the 'promotion of democracy and development' as the organisation's priorities.   SERVICES You can attend an official function or ceremony at Aso Rock, Abuja. You can also go sightseeing.   BEST FEATURES Aso Rock, Abuja has a cool beautiful environment and security is taken very seriously as well   BEST TIME TO VISIT The official time to visit Aso Rock, Abuja is from Monday to Friday (8 am - 4 pm) and any other time fixed by President WHO CAN VISIT Common visitors include government officials and authorized personnel   SAFETY Aso Rock, Abuja is a very safe place to Visit

Agia tree monument
Agia tree monument

Agia tree monument

Monument

Lagos

331

Sightseeing, Learn, Explore nature

About Agia tree monument Agia tree monument was documented in 1949 to preserve the site where Christianity was first preached. It is notable as the first place Christianity gospel was shared in Nigeria. The Agia monument is a major tourist site for Christian pilgrims coming from far and wide to see the first place Christianity was preached in Nigeria. Located in the serene city of Badagry, everyone is welcome to share in the history of the gospel's spread. Security/Safety of Agia tree monument This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Agia tree monument, here are some helpful things to take along with you: water bottles. walking shoes Things to do while at Agia tree monument see the Agia monument enjoy the ambience of Badagry

Igbo Olodumare
Igbo Olodumare

Igbo Olodumare

Monument

Ondo

2

Sightseeing, Explore nature, Explore art

History of Igbo Olodumare Igbo Olodumare is notable as the setting for the popular book 'The forest of God'. Igbo Olodumare is famed to be home to demons, spirits and other supernatural beings. Located in Ondo state, adventurers, tourists are welcome to confirm this myth, after all, seeing is believing. Security/Safety of Igbo Olodumare This is a very safe location. Don't wander off alone What To Bring Before heading to Igbo Olodumare, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Sunscreen A pair of sunglasses- for sun rays and for that banging selfie look! Camera with good batteries A bottle of water will help a lot. Things to do while at Igbo Olodumare Enjoy the ambience of nature See the wildlife Best Features It is a cultural heritage site Most common visitors Historians, Nature enthusiasts, Photographers Exploring the Wilds of Igbo-Olodumare: The Forest of a Thousand Demons --An excerpt from an article by Naija treks in 2011.

New Africa Shrine
New Africa Shrine

New Africa Shrine

Monument

Lagos

534

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

History of New Africa Shrine New Africa Shrine was built in 1970 to celebrate music and freedom of speech. It is notable as the home of Fela Anikulapo Kuti who celebrated freedom of speech and justice for the people. It was built by Fela Anikulapo Kuti. 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. Security/Safety of New Africa Shrine 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 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

Third Mainland Bridge
Third Mainland Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge

Monument

Lagos

282

Sightseeing, Explore nature

History of Third Mainland Bridge Third Mainland Bridge was built in 1990 to connect the mainland to the island. It is notable as the link between the mainland and the island. Built by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC in 1990. The Third Mainland Bridge is one of the three bridges in Lagos connecting Lagos Island to the mainland. It is the longest of the three, the remaining two being the Carter Bridge and the Eko bridge. Security/Safety of Third Mainland Bridge This is a very safe location. Don't stop on the bridge late at night Things to do while at Third Mainland Bridge Soak in the view of the Atlantic ocean Experience the coolness of the Ocean Best Features It links two parts of Lagos together. Most common visitors Commuters Lagos lights up Third Mainland bridge- The punch newspaper, January 2016.

Millennium Tower
Millennium Tower

Millennium Tower

Monument

Abuja

314

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Explore nature

About Millennium Tower Millennium Tower was built in 2016 by Salini Nigeria Limited. A drink, a significant other (or a friend, family, even just YOU) and the scenic view from the millennium tower give a blissful aura. It is the perfect spot for a romantic date. The millennium tower, the largest artificial structure in the capital city of Abuja is one of the many projects from the national complex programmes aimed at transforming the face of the city. Security/Safety of Millennium Tower This is a very safe location. What To Bring Your A-game. A place like this requires the right dressing, attitude and swag. Things to do while at Millennium Tower Soak in the view Take a bomb selfie(s). Enjoy a delicious meal. Best Features The view is priceless! Writer's Review To go and enjoy a perfect romantic date. Most common visitors Couples, Families, Friends and Fun seekers are the kind of people you are likely to find here. OMG! The view is priceless- Rukayat, my date for the night.

Summit Hills
Summit Hills

Summit Hills

Monument

Cross River

0

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Meet friends, Explore nature, Eat, Drink

About Summit Hills Summit Hills. Being developed to include a convention centre, hotel, recreational facilities and golf course with clubhouse, nature reserve, hospital and a variety of residential units, Summit Hills is proposed to be Calabar's showpiece. Security/Safety of Summit Hills This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Summit Hills, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Camping gear Debit/Credit Card Camera Cash Picnic basket Things to do while at Summit Hills You can try these things at Summit Hills for your relaxation and adventure. Climbing Shopping Have an event Conduct business Swim Play golf Most common visitors Tourists, architectural students, shoppers, fun-seekers and merchants are the major groups of people proposed to visit.

Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge
Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge

Monument

Lagos

300

Travel, Sightseeing, Explore art

About Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge was built on the 29th of May 2013. It links the Phase 1 area of Lekki with the Ikoyi district of Lagos. The first cable-stayed bridge built in Nigeria, this formerly tolled bridge links Lekki Phase 1 with Ikoyi. Apart from vehicular traffic, it also serves as a recreational facility as fitness inclined residents use the wide curbs of the bridge for jogging, running and power walks, usually in the early mornings and evenings. Security/Safety of Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge This is a very safe location. Try not to stay out late on the bridge. And be mindful of the railings. Things to do while at Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Stay fit and go for an early morning run. Best Features It connects two upscale communities separated by water thereby reducing travel time. Most common visitors Commuters and joggers use this bridge regularly.

Eko Bridge
Eko Bridge

Eko Bridge

Monument

Lagos

375

Travel, Sightseeing

About Eko Bridge Eko Bridge was built in 1975 by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC. It is notable as the shortest of the three bridges linking the mainland with the island.  Eko Bridge located near the Ajegunle Creek crosses the Lagos Lagoon and so it is the preferred route for residents commuting to the island from the Apapa and Surulere regions. Security/Safety of Eko Bridge This is a very safe location. Most common visitors Commuters use this bridge regularly so it is always populated during work hours.

Carter Bridge
Carter Bridge

Carter Bridge

Monument

Lagos

298

Travel, Sightseeing

History of Carter Bridge Carter Bridge was built in 1901. Originally constructed by the British colonials government, it was the first bridge ever built connecting the mainland to the island. After Independence, it was dismantled, redesigned and rebuilt in the late 1970s (1979 to be precise). Security/Safety of Carter Bridge This is a very safe location.

Bower's Tower
Bower's Tower

Bower's Tower

Monument

Oyo

0

Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Explore nature

History of Bower's Tower Bower's Tower was built in 1930 by Ibadan Native Authority. The Bower's tower is the highest hilltop in Ibadan giving a panoramic view of the city and important points in the city like University College Hospital (UCH), University of Ibadan, Adebayo, Cocoa House, Dugbe Market , Agodi Gardens, Iwo Road, Ife Road, Olorunsogo and the defunct Lagos /Ibadan Toll Gate and guess what? It is the perfect spot for that sweet selfie! Security/Safety of Bower's Tower This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Bower's Tower, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A digital camera or nice camera phone. Things to do while at Bower's Tower Here are a few things you can try at Bower's Tower: Enjoy the view. Take a landscape shot. Best Features The view from here is priceless. Writer's Review To go and see the city of Ibadan from a different angle. Most common visitors Photographers, Tourists. The view from here is unrivaled!- Muhammed, a photographer.

River Niger Bridge
River Niger Bridge

River Niger Bridge

Monument

Anambra

1

Travel

History of River Niger Bridge River Niger Bridge was built in 1964-1965. It is notable as the link between South-Eastern Nigeria and Western Nigeria. Built by Dumez, the French construction giant. Once upon a time, the Niger bridge was used to halt the advance of the Nigerian soldiers during the civil war. Fast forward to the present day and it is still useful as it serves as a link of trade between Onitsha and the rest of Western Nigeria. Security/Safety of River Niger Bridge This is a very safe location. Things to do while at River Niger Bridge Enjoy the view of the River Niger. Admire the architecture. Best Features It holds significant historical importance. Most common visitors Commuters are the people to find here.