17 points of Interest found
Sultan of Sokoto Palace
The palace is home to the Sultan of Sokoto, the traditional and spiritual ruler of the Sokoto Caliphate who historically holds the most important Muslim position in Nigeria. An imposing and magnificent building, it has drawn muslim pilgrims and tourists alike to Sokoto
Surame Cultural Landscape
Surame is an ancient city created in the 16th Century by its first king Muhammadu Kanta Sarkin Kebbi and was later abandoned in the 1700 when the empire's capital was moved to Birnin Kebbi.
The Sultan Of Sokoto Palace
Tomb of Usman Dan Fodio
Also known as The Hubbaren, this is the resting place for Islamic scholar and founder of the Sokoto Caliphate Usman Dan Fodio, his disciples and companions, Sultans after him and his descendants.
Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum
Any visit to Sokoto would be incomplete without spending a few hours at the Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum, a combined library, museum and archive.
Located in the city where the famed caliphate was sited many years ago, the museum tells the history and features many historic relics from the Sokoto Caliphate.
Usman Danfodiyo University
Formerly known as University of Sokoto, it was renamed after Usman Dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.
Sultan Abubakar III International Airport
Serving Sokoto and its neighboring states, this airport serves as the link connecting North-Western Nigeria and the rest of the world.
Enclosing the Rima River in Goronyo, this is a major reservoir important in controlling floods and releasing water in the dry season for the surrounding areas.
National Gallery of Art, Sokoto
Usmanu Danfodiyo University
Sokoto State NYSC Secretariat
This is the administrative office of the National Youth Service Corps in Sokoto. It oversees the welfare, documentation and the general affairs of youth corpers in the state.
Usman Faruk Secretariat, Sokoto
Federal High Court, Sokoto
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, Sokoto
This camp ground is where the 3 weeks NYSC Orientation Course takes place. It involves physical drills, lectures and training, and social activities intended to foster interactions among Corpers.
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