Ooni of Ife Palace
Ooni of Ife Palace
Ooni of Ife Palace
How to get to Ooni of Ife Palace

Transportation

Car, Public transport
category

Category

Palace
Things to do at Ooni of Ife Palace

Tags

Ceremony, Explore art, Sightseeing,

History of Ooni of Ife Palace

This was built. It is notable as the centre of Yoruba history and culture. Contains mythical objects and spots of historical significance

  • Legend has it that this location contains the spot where the first blacksmith vanished from earth, to continue his existence underground

  • Many special rites and rituals must be performed before a new Ooni begins his residence in the palace

The Ooni of Ife Palace serves as both the residence and the court of the traditional ruler of Ife, the birthplace of the Yoruba race. This stately palace lies in the ancient city of Ife

Safety/Security

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

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

  • A camera

Things to do while at Ooni of Ife Palace

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • Enjoy the scene and historical significance of the palace

Best Features

Its location in the ancient city of Ife with overwhelming historical significance makes it a perfect destination.

Writer's Review

It is a place to soak up a little bit of Yoruba history and culture. If you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of the Ooni of Ife!

Most common visitors

Historians, Archaeologists, Students of Art and History, Tourists, Dignitaries


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