Badagry, Lagos.


Badagry Description

History of Badagry

Badagry was built in the 15th century as a slave port that was used for transporting slaves to the Western world. It is notable as a historical site in Nigerian history with relics from the colonial era.

Badagry town is an ancient town that is important in Nigerian history as it houses relics from a dark segment of Nigerian history and it is also a testament to the tenacity of the Nigerian people in the face of adversity.

Security/Safety of Badagry

This is a very safe location.

  • Don't wander off without a guide

What To Bring

Before heading to Badagry, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Light clothing
  • A pair of sunglasses.
  • A camera- see history through your lens

Things to do while at Badagry

  • Visit the relics from the slave trade era

Best Features

Its serenity and the history it has to offer.

Writer's Review

To go and learn about the history of our predecessors

Most common visitors

Historians, Tourists, Fun seekers.

  • Badagry; A walk through the life of a slave- Hotels. ng places of interest 2016
  • A short history of Badagry slave trade- Naira land, 2015.


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