The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu, Abia.

Arochukwu, Abia State

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About The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu

The Long JuJu Shrine of Arochukwu is located in one of the largest cities in Abia state, in Arochukwu otherwise called Aro-Okigbo. This shrine had a route for slaves that was used during the trans-Atlantic slave-trade era. The tales of Arochukwu have it that the long juju shrine also called Ibini Ukpabi, used to be a place of judgement where people entered when God (Chwuku) wanted to pronounce judgement on them. They were either found guilty or not guilty. Those found innocent remained alive and came back to their families while those that were guilty walked through dark tunnels and never came out. 

The long juju slave route of Arochukwu still remains a perfect destination for tourists around the world. 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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