Sokoto

17 points of Interest found

Sultan of Sokoto Palace

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

Category: Palace
Tags: Ceremony, Explore art, Sightseeing
Surame Cultural Landscape

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.

Category: Monument
Tags: Explore nature, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing

The Sultan Of Sokoto Palace

Category: Palace
Tags: Ceremony, Explore art, Sightseeing
Tomb of Usman Dan Fodio

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.

Category: Monument
Tags: Explore nature, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Museum

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.

Category: Museum
Tags: Attend public lectures, Explore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Sokoto Museum

Sokoto Museum

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.

Category: Museum
Tags: Attend public lectures, Explore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Usman Danfodiyo University

Usman Danfodiyo University

Formerly known as University of Sokoto, it was renamed after Usman Dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.

Category: Art gallery
Tags: Buy/Sell, Explore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing
Sultan Abubakar III International Airport

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.

Category: Airport
Tags: Drink, Eat, Sightseeing, Travel, Use wifi
Goronyo Dam

Goronyo Dam

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.

Category: Dam
Tags: Explore nature, Meet friends, Relaxation, Sightseeing

National Gallery of Art, Sokoto

Category: Art gallery
Tags: Buy/Sell, Explore art, Learn, Relaxation, Sightseeing

Usmanu Danfodiyo University

Category: University
Tags: Attend public lectures, Learn, Meet friends, Read, Sightseeing, Work
Sokoto State NYSC Secretariat

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.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Sightseeing, Work

Usman Faruk Secretariat, Sokoto

Category: Government Building
Tags: Sightseeing, Work

Federal High Court, Sokoto

Category: Court
Tags: Sightseeing, Work
NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, 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.

Category: Government Building
Tags: Attend public lectures, Exercise, Learn, Meet friends, Sightseeing, Work