27 Dec Amazing Places To Go Sightseeing in Nigeria
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Amazing Places To Go Sightseeing in Nigeria
Nigeria is a country blessed with rich, exotic and interesting tourist sites. It doesn’t matter if you are a local or a foreigner, there is always something interesting for everyone.
From beautiful beaches to beautiful parks, historical places to breathtaking landscapes, Nigeria sends a glaring message as far as adventure is concerned: Excitement. So buckle up and get ready to go exploring as we bring to your notice 5 amazing places in Nigeria you can drop in for a wonderful mix of suspense, thrill and excitement all rolled into one.
Alok Ikom Monoliths
Present around Alok, Ikom local government area of Cross River State, Nigeria. These monoliths are between 1 and 6 feet. They are numbered 300 in total and are laid out in 30 circles around Alok. Phallic in form and with beautiful inscriptions and carvings on some of them. They represent the very symbol of art. Although the carvings and write-ups on them are yet to be deciphered, linguists and researchers believe that this was a form of writing. Some people believe that it is some sort of visual communication in the early sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A replica of the Ikom monolith is found at the British museum.
I’m betting you would get a kick out of seeing upright stones that are facing each other ‘cause I would. What then are you waiting for? Plan a trip already.
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
The Port Harcourt tourist beach also called the Kailo beach, is a nice and beautiful beach located along Kolabi Creek. Quite popular among tourists and locals. It is a white sand beach that boasts of it’s ability to see to the recreational needs of both tourists and locals alike. Beach parties are held every 2nd January to herald a new year. A prime hangout for picnics, birthdays and hangouts among friends and family. If you are in the mood for an escape from the hustle and bustle of your everyday life, this spot would be a wonderful idea to plan a trip.
A popular beach in the coastal area of Badagry, Lagos state, Nigeria. The beach is named Coconut Beach due to the presence of coconut trees scattered around it. It offers a wonderful insight into a view of the tropical. And equally boasting of many neighbouring restaurants that is a wonderful insight into the modern days. The coconut lake can also be viewed quite clearly from the beach as well. It is a beautiful location for those who are interested in playing water sports, riding horses or just interested in basking in the warmth of the beautiful tropical sun. If you are looking for a picnic location or a chance to take a break from your routine, then join other tourists, nature lovers, and fun lovers to explore the cool white sands of the coconut beach.
The Ibeno beach is one of the beaches along the shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean in Akwa Ibom state. The Qua Iboe River estuary is the prominent estuary in the Ibeno beach. It is a 30-kilometre stretch extending as far as James Town in Akwa Ibom state. With beautiful white sands, a seemingly endless coastline, and outdoor facilities for relaxation. Ibeno beach has proved to be a lovely spot for water sports, boating, beach soccer and a simple stroll around along the shorelines.
Whenever you drop by the land of promise(Akwa Ibom), consider dropping by this prime and exotic relaxation spot which is this beach.
Kanji National Park
Kanji national park is a national park present in Niger and Kwara states of Nigeria. Established in 1978, it is divided into three major sectors. The zugurma game reserve, the borgu game reserve and the kanji lake. The borgu sector is the only sector used for tourism as the zugurma sector has no access roads. The two sectors are divided by the kanji lake.
About 65 mammal species, 82 fish species in the kanji lake, 30 species of reptiles and amphibians and about 350 species of birds have been recorded in the park. The Zugurma sector has a less varied composition of flora and fauna when compared to the borgu sector.
So if you are a nature enthusiast with a keen desire to explore the woods and savannah, then the Kanji national park is the prime location for you.
Nigeria is a beautiful country with beautiful tourist sites, and as such, a trip down here is a must for those with an adventurous spirit.
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