Cave of Ashes Isarun

History of Cave of Ashes Isarun

Cave of Ashes Isarun was discovered in 1922a tourist attraction, It was discovered during a hunting expedition.. It is notable as one of the key sources to the information about the history of West Africa

Built by Chief Obele in 1922.

Not many people know that a cave in Ondo played a huge role in the documentation of the archaeological history of West Africa with the discovery of bones of pre historic man dated as far back as 9200B.C. The Cave of Ashes is a must see for tourists, historians and archaeologists.

Security/Safety

This is a very safe location.

  • do not enter the cave without a guide
  • What To Bring

    Before heading to Cave of Ashes Isarun, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • A pair of climbing shoes
  • Shorts
  • First Aid box
  • Come with someone- the aesthetics will be better appreciated with a friend.
  • Things to do while at Cave of Ashes Isarun

    Before heading to Cave of Ashes Isarun, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Take photos of the Cave; inside and outside.
  • Best Features

    It is an historic site where the first man on West African soil was discovered

    Writer's Review

    For them to go learn more about West African history.

    Most common visitors

    Archaeologists, Historians, Tourists.

  • Engulfed by the Rich Belly of Iho-Eleeru Cave in Ondo State, South West Nigeria- The title of a post detailing a visit to the cave by Naija Treks in 2012.
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