Monuments in Oyo

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3 Places of Interest found in Oyo

Bower's Tower
Bower's Tower

Bower's Tower

Monument

Oyo

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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.

Irefin Palace
Irefin Palace

Irefin Palace

Monument

Oyo

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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Explore nature

History of Irefin Palace Irefin Palace was built 200 years ago by Ba’ale Irefin in. It is said that the Irefin clan was one full of powerful warriors and the Irefin palace was the abode of one of such powerful warriors. Security/Safety of Irefin Palace This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Irefin Palace, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Walking gear. Face cap or hat- to help against the sun rays. Digital camera or good phone camera. Internet enabled device for upload on the go. Things to do while at Irefin Palace At Irefin Palace, here are some things you get to do: Take pictures of the architectural designs. Learn about the Irefin history. Enjoy a local meal. Best Features This is a historical monument that reminds us of a portion of Ibadan's history. Writer's Review To go learn about a portion of ancient Ibadan history. Most common visitors Curators, Historians are common faces here. Irefin palace, blast from the past- Yahaya Hassan.

Agbele Rock, Igbeti
Agbele Rock, Igbeti

Agbele Rock, Igbeti

Monument

Oyo

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Sightseeing, Relaxation, Play, Explore nature

History of Agbele Rock, Igbeti Agbele Rock, Igbeti. Experience a bit of Yoruba folklore at Agbele Rock, Igbeti. This is a naturally occurring rock formation which resembles a woman with a basket on her head and a child on her back. Legend has it that this rock formation was formed when a woman stole some yam from a rocky part of the village which was being dried in the sunlight. And like Lot's wife, she became a permanent fixture there. Security/Safety of Agbele Rock, Igbeti This is a very safe location. Things to do while at Agbele Rock, Igbeti Before heading to Agbele Rock, Igbeti, here are some helpful things to take along with you: A camera Best Features The myth about the story is an interesting backdrop to this wonder of geology. Most common visitors Tourists, Geologists