Birikisu Sungbo Shrine

Birikisu Sungbo Shrine

In the bible, she is known as the Queen of Sheba. In Nigeria - and specifically in Ogun state- she is called Birikisu Sungbo, and there is a shrine dedicated to her. It is believed that she will answer all your heart's desires if you ask nicely. Worth a try.

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The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu

The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu

Interested in or a practitioner of traditional religion? The Long Juju Shrine of Arochukwu sports long metal pipes, believed to be conduits to the gods who live above the shrine. Pay homage to the chief priest, and it might make things easier on your path to fellowship with a higher power.

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Lisabi Sacred Forest

Lisabi Sacred Forest

Long long ago in distant Egba land where evil reigned supreme, there was a warrior named Lisabi who rose up to conquer this evil. Upon his death, he was buried in a forest in Ogun and today is known as Lisabi forest and is a popular place where people come from far and wide to visit.

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Sungbo Eredo

Sungbo Eredo

Essentially, it is a moat with an earth wall alongside it. A 100-mile-long wall forming a rough circle enclosing roughly 400 square miles, whose construction began a millennium ago, this is one of the largest monuments in sub-Saharan Africa

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Ogbunike Caves

Ogbunike Caves

Ogbunike Caves was added on the UNESCO tentative list in 2007.

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