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174 Places of Interest found in Nigeria

Cathedral Church of Christ
Cathedral Church of Christ

Cathedral Church of Christ

Place of worship

Lagos

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History of Cathedral Church of Christ Cathedral Church of Christ was built in 1946 to serve as a place of worship for Anglican worshipers. It is notable as a place of worship. Cathedral Church of Christ is an architectural masterpiece dedicated to worshipping and also serves as a pacesetter for other Churches in evangelism and spreading of the gospel of Christ. Security/Safety of Cathedral Church of Christ This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Cathedral Church of Christ, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hymnbook Note pad Things to do while at Cathedral Church of Christ Attend a service Best Features The architectural beauty it exudes amidst the hustle and bustle of Lagos. Most common visitors Curators, Religious leaders Carol Service at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina- Jide Odukoya's blog, July 8 2011.

Abuja National Mosque
Abuja National Mosque

Abuja National Mosque

Place of worship

Abuja

305

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History of Abuja National Mosque Abuja National Mosque was built in 1984 to serve as a place of worship for Muslims. Abuja national mosque was created with rich Architectural designs. It should also be noted that Non-muslims are also allowed in, except during prayers. Security/Safety of Abuja National Mosque This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Abuja National Mosque, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Praying mat. Things to do while at Abuja National Mosque Say a prayer. Appreciate the architecture Best Features It is a beautiful place to worship. Writer's Review To go and worship with a difference. Most common visitors Muslim faithfuls, Tourists. Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque dies at 68 - Vanguard News, May 2, 2015.

Assumpta Cathedral
Assumpta Cathedral

Assumpta Cathedral

Place of worship

Imo

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History of Assumpta Cathedral Assumpta Cathedral was built in 1948 to serve as a place of worship for catholic people. It is notable as the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese. It was built by the Roman Catholic Church. The Assumpta cathedral is one of the largest Catholic churches in Nigeria and is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Security/Safety of Assumpta Cathedral This is a very safe location. What To Bring Hymnbook Bible Things to do while at Assumpta Cathedral Say a prayer Make a confession. Best Features It is a beautiful place to worship. Most common visitors Priests, Families. N50 Million Naira approved for the renovation of Assumpta Cathedral- Imo State blog, April 2012.

St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba
St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba

St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba

Place of worship

Lagos

127

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History of St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba was built in 1933 for the Dominican mission in Nigeria. It was built by Rev. McArthy. A renowned place of worship in the heart of Yaba, Lagos, St. Dominic's Catholic Church opens its doors to all who visit. If you're looking for a Catholic experience away from home, you should consider visiting here. Security/Safety of St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba This is a very safe location. What To Bring Your bible Offering (for the offertory) Your rosary Your hymn book Things to do while at St. Dominic's Catholic Church, Yaba Pray to the Virgin Mary (in the grotto) Go for confession Attend the communion service Join the choir (if you have the talent) Best Features As soon as I walk through the gates, I am suffused by a feeling of cleanliness and I almost feel like my worries are falling off my shoulders. Writer's Review This is the quintessential Catholic church for people in the Sabo area who do not want to miss a day of Mass. Most common visitors This place is good for Christians, specifically, Catholic Christians. It is also a tourist location for people who want to see a big Christian building. 'Go to St. Dominic's and ask for forgiveness' - My wife

Living Faith Tabernacle Worldwide, Otta
Living Faith Tabernacle Worldwide, Otta
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About Living Faith Tabernacle Worldwide, Otta Living Faith Tabernacle Worldwide, Otta. Reputed as the world's largest church in capacity terms, this is an architectural masterpiece located in Canaanland where people from far and wide come to worship under a holistic atmosphere. Security/Safety of Living Faith Tabernacle Worldwide, Otta This is a very safe location. What To Bring Your Bible Best Features This is a vibrant pentecostal place of worship where the ministrations speak to your soul and refreshes your spirituality. Writer's Review It is a place where man meets his maker in fellowship. Most common visitors Christians are the major groups of people who can be seen here.

Lagos Central Mosque
Lagos Central Mosque

Lagos Central Mosque

Place of worship

Lagos

265

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ABOUT Lagos Central Mosque is an important place of prayer for Muslims in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is situated along Nnamdi Azikiwe Street, a very busy area in Lagos. Over the years, the mosque has been a preferred location by Muslims in Lagos State for Jumat prayers. It was built to replace the central mosque due to multiple demands for a new and modern place of worship for the Muslim community. The old central mosque was demolished in 1983 to allow for the building of the proposed modern mosque.   In 1988, former president of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Babangida opened the new Lagos Central Mosque. To date, the mosque retains its architectural beauty and it is reputed as one of the beautiful structures in Lagos city. This architectural edifice in central Lagos used to be the national Mosque until the capital city was moved to Abuja.   This commanding structure continues to leave tourists and visitors of Lagos in awe. The minarets are very prominent and beautiful. They are placed at strategic places in the mosque to further amplify its beauty.   SERVICES Lagos Central Mosque is a prayer place for all who practise the Muslim faith.   WHO CAN VISIT Lagos Central Mosque is open to the public except during prayer hours when it admits only Muslims.   BEST TIME TO VISIT Non-muslims are free to visit the mosque on weekdays except Fridays because of the Muslim Jumat prayers.   SAFETY Being a center for religious activities, the mosque is very safe and serene.  

Holy Cross Cathedral
Holy Cross Cathedral

Holy Cross Cathedral

Place of worship

Lagos

270

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History of Holy Cross Cathedral Holy Cross Cathedral was built in 1883. It is notable as the headquarters of all Catholic Church parishes in Lagos. Built by Father Aimen Simon. This is the seat of the Arch. Bishop and the Lagos Arch. Diocese that also doubles as the headquarters of all the Catholic Church Parishes in the whole of Lagos State. Security/Safety of Holy Cross Cathedral This is a very safe location. What To Bring Bible and hymn book Rosary Things to do while at Holy Cross Cathedral Make your confession Best Features This is a peaceful place of worship. Most common visitors Join other catholic faithfuls for mass and other services here. "144-year-old Holy Cross Cathedral still attracting Catholic faithful" - National Mirror

Yaba Baptist Church
Yaba Baptist Church

Yaba Baptist Church

Place of worship

Lagos

112

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About Yaba Baptist Church Yaba Baptist Church was built in 2002. A prominent church in central Yaba, Yaba Baptist Church is a place of worship filled with Holy presence that attracts baptists and non-baptists alike in a communion of fellowship. Security/Safety of Yaba Baptist Church This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to Yaba Baptist Church, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Your Bible Your hymn book Things to do while at Yaba Baptist Church Fellowship Best Features In this church, they are a big family who is always ready to welcome new worshipers with open arms. Most common visitors This place is good for Christians, specifically, Baptists. It is also a tourist location for people who want to see a big Christian building "Christ is the Answer" - Yaba Baptist Church

St. Peter Cathedral
St. Peter Cathedral

St. Peter Cathedral

Place of worship

Ogun

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History of St. Peter Cathedral St. Peter Cathedral was built in 1898. It is notable as the oldest house of worship in Nigeria. Built by Early missionaries. Looking to attend a service in Abeokuta? Where better than the St. Peter cathedral, the first and oldest church in Ake, Abeokuta and Nigeria. Security/Safety of St. Peter Cathedral This is a very safe location. What To Bring Rosary. Hymn book. Things to do while at St. Peter Cathedral Say a prayer. Admire the architecture. Best Features It is a historical site. Writer's Review To go say a prayer or attend a service. Most common visitors Pastors, Architects, Religious faithfuls. The Cathedral of St. Peter at Ake, Abeokuta, is the oldest church in Ake, the oldest church in Abeokuta, the oldest church in Western Nigeria- Kola, a travel blogger.

National Church of Nigeria
National Church of Nigeria

National Church of Nigeria

Place of worship

Abuja

227

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History of National Church of Nigeria National Church of Nigeria was built in 2005. It is notable as the primary Christian place of worship. Built by Gitto Costruzioni Generali Nigeria Ltd, it was previously known as the National Ecumenical Centre and sometimes known as the National Church of Nigeria. The National Church of Nigeria is the primary point of worship for Christians in Nigeria. It is an inter-denominational church open to Christians and non-Christians alike. When not being used for Christian ceremonies, it is open to the public. Guided tours are available for anyone interested in having a look. In some cases, members of the public are only allowed to tour the church when accompanied by a guide. Security/Safety of National Church of Nigeria This is a very safe location. What To Bring Before heading to the National Church of Nigeria, here are some helpful things to take along with you: Hymnbook. Scarf or head wrap. Things to do while at National Church of Nigeria Say a prayer. Admire its superior architecture. Best Features It is a place to worship and connect with the creator. Writer's Review To go and meditate, confess, or say a prayer. Most common visitors Priests, Religious faithfuls, Preachers are the most common people you can find here.

Lekki Central Mosque
Lekki Central Mosque

Lekki Central Mosque

Place of worship

Lagos

150

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History of Lekki Central Mosque Lekki Central Mosque is notable as the first purpose-built mosque in Lagos. Not only a center for spiritual rejuvenation, Lekki Central Mosque is also a citadel of learning where various scholastic and scholarly activities take place daily. Security/Safety of Lekki Central Mosque This is a very safe location. What To Bring Quran Prayer beads A shawl if you are female Things to do while at Lekki Central Mosque Pray and perform primary religious acts Learn about Islam Best Features Sited on a 1.3 Hectares of land, the Mosque complex consists of a 2000-capacity main bowl, a 15-classroom Madrasah, a functional library with over 2000 books and e-book facilities, 5000-capacity Eid prayer ground, a 150-capacity ablution centre, a 1000-capacity multipurpose hall, 3 semi-detached flats which serve as Imams quarters and guest house, 2 service boys quarters, and an administrative office equipped with modern technology. Most common visitors As one of the most recognised buildings in the city, a large number of people visit it throughout the year, including the media, schools, colleges, universities and also individuals who wish to learn more about Islam or pray. It is claimed that the Mosque is visited 5,000 times every week by Muslims. Lekki Central Mosque gets new Imam - National Mirror, Feb 28, 2014

National Christian Center
National Christian Center

National Christian Center

Place of worship

Abuja

389

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History of National Christian Center National Christian Center was built in 2005. It is notable as the symbol of unity of Christendom in Nigeria. Built by Christian Association of Nigeria in 2005. One of the largest church centers in Abuja, the project was initially in comatose for 16 years before the CAN raised funds to reactivate its completion in 2004 and in a year, it was completed and dedicated by the Anglican Primate of Nigeria. Security/Safety of National Christian Center This is a very safe location. What To Bring Bible Hymn Book A notepad and pen Things to do while at National Christian Center Fellowship Join the choir or other church groups Best Features It is the most significant neighboring structure to the Central Bank of Nigeria Headquarters and makes up an imposing but accommodating edifice in the Abuja skyline. Most common visitors The center displays remarkable work of architecture and excellent work of craftsmanship. It was built in a neo-gothic style and has several pivoted arches which lead to the altar. The altar itself is centrally placed in the church and makes a complete rotation every 10 minutes. A pipe organ is fitted to the right wing of the church, close to which sits the choir. Stained glass windows which employ a simple but attractive mix of yellow, green and red colors can be seen all around the church. I have travelled to many parts of the world, I have gathered photographs of great Cathedrals of the world and there is none like this one - Dominica Gitto (CEO, Gitto Construction) If you want to smoke you get out, this house has been dedicated to the glory of God - Archbishop Akinola