This was built in October 1, 1960. It is notable as it is an administration center
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History of Iga Idungaran
All the Obas of Lagos before Oba Akintoye are buried in Benin City. Oba Akintoye was the first Oba of Lagos to be buried within the modern palace
The name IGA, derived from the Oyo/Ife Yoruba language GAA meaning Royal Home or Palace, IDUN means land, place or sound of while IGANRAN is the Yoruba word for pepper. Iga Idunganran therefore translates to mean the palace built on a pepper farm as Aromi
Built by Abubakar Tafawa Balewa in October 1, 1960.
The Iga Idungaran palace home to the Oba of Lagos with its superior architectural display and rich history is a must visit for visitors and locals.
This is a very safe location.
What To Bring
Before heading to Iga Idungaran, here are some helpful things to take along with you:
A friend- the experience is best shared
A camera with spare batteries
Things to do while at Iga Idungaran
These are the following things you can do while you're here:
Learn about the history of the palace
Learn about the culture of the people
Greet the Oba
It is a landmark of Yoruba history
to learn about the rich Yoruba history
Most common visitors
Angry youths threaten to raze Akiolu's palace
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