Emir of Bauchi Palace
Emir of Bauchi Palace
Emir of Bauchi Palace
How to get to Emir of Bauchi Palace


Car, Public transport


Things to do at Emir of Bauchi Palace


Ceremony, Explore art, Learn, Sightseeing,

History of Emir of Bauchi Palace

This was built in 19th. It is notable as the palace with the beautiful arched balconies and windows which are complemented by the nave-like arches within the palace itself

  • The Emir of Bauchi’s palace was built by the famed Babban Gwani, real name Muhammadu Durugu; a 19th century master builder from Zaria. He built mosques and palaces in Kano, Katsina, Bauchi and Zaria.

  • This magnificent edifice was built entirely with mud

Built by Muhammadu Durugu in 19th.

This grand palace serves as the residence of the paramount ruler of Bauchi Emirate. It is situated in Bauchi state and plays host to a number of festivals and rites in the state.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Emir of Bauchi Palace, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Wide-brimmed hats

  • Sunscreen

  • A camera

Best Features

The Emir's palace is a historically rich location. The entirety of the Old Bauchi Emirate was ruled from this seat of power in the 18th Century

Writer's Review

Anyone curious about the history of the old emirates will have their curiosity slaked

Most common visitors

Traditional rulers, Dignitaries, Historians, Artists

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