20 Top Tourist attractions sites in Nigeria | Relaxation centres

No doubt that the African continent if filled with nature’s marvellous gift of beautiful places which any one who care to visit will always count it as a privilege and Nigeria the African giant and the most popular and populated country in the continent has many beautiful places to visit.

This tourist attractions in Nigeria ranges from beautiful Ancient cities, High mountains, endearing Beaches and inspiring cultural events spanning across the states from Northern region to Southern regions, East and West.

These Tourist attractions present in Nigeria have the ability to attract tourist all over the world and this places which might be formed by nature has being designed by human to add to its beauty and also other physical creativity which is of good sight.

For a start, we will be looking at the best tourist attractions that is naturally made then followed by the works of art.

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Ogbunike Caves

Location: Anambra State

In Eastern part of Nigeria is this UNEESCO Heritage site called Ogbunike Cave in Anambra State. This cave is believed to have spiritual backing and for you to go in, you have to walk down using a 317 steep stairs. Its quite a beautiful site.

Nike Art Gallery

Location:Lagos State

Nike Arts Gallery is housed in a magnificent five-storey building in white coatings. Inside you will find the stone sculptures, tie-dye workshop, and hanging craftworks The walls are covered in different artistic inscriptions and drawings. You will be filled with joy seeing its colourful design as you visit thr Art Gallery.

The Ibeno Beach

Location: Ibeno, Akwa Ibom state

In Akwa Ibom state Nigeria lies a 245km sand bank Beach called Ibeno beach. This beach makes life enjoyable with its cool unpolluted breeze coming from the nearby Mangrove forest and a nice neat water were you can have your body cooled. In Ibeno lies natures gift.

Ikogosi Cold and Warm spring

Location: Ikogosi, Ekiti State

Ikogosi Cold and Warm spring is not just only a tourist attraction site but also where nature perform wonders. At Ikogosi, you will find two streams of water one cold and the otjer warm. Complementing this is a beautiful green scenery and a wonderful topography surrounding it. It has been modified to have spaces for accommodation and conference centers to help tourist relax in comfort.

Obudu Mountain Resort

Location: Obudu, Cross River State

On the Oshie Ridge of the popular Sankwala Mountains in Cross River we can find Obudu Mountain Resort. Its breathtaking views with endearing template climate and beautiful scenery make this resort one of the best place to visit as a tourist in Nigeria.

Awhum Waterfall

Location: Awhum, Enugu State

From its name Enugu meaning “Top Hill” lies many waterfalls and lakes and one of the is near the Awhum Monastery called Awhum waterfall. Its waterfalls makes a beautiful scene to intrigue its onlookers and a must visit to nature lovers.

Port Harcourt Beach

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

This tourist site is built on an artificial sand beach which forms a leisure park along the kolabi creek in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This is a place for family to rest from city hustling.

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Aso Rock

Location: Abuja

The Nigerian seat of power is named after Aso Rock which is a 400-meter rock which stands out as the most noticeable feature in the capital city of Nigeria, Abuja. Being at the capital city makes it one of the safest tourist attraction city or place in Nigeria and is also one of the most visited tourist site due to the influx of people to the capital city

Gashaki-Gumpti National Park

Location: Gashaki-Gumpti, Taraba State

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Gashaki-Gumpti National Park is Nigeria’s largest and most diverse National Park which is located within the Chappal Wadi, Mountain, Chappal Hendu and the mountain of wind. This park gives you a glimpse of oldern days life.

Tinapa Free Zone & Resort

Location: Calabar, Cross River State

Tinapa Free Zone & Resort has an entertainment strip that houses a digital cinema, restaurants, a mini amphitheater, casino, and children’s arcade, a Studio all in a 860,000 sq ft lettable retail space and this gives it a place to touch life with also its cultural attention.

Mambilla Plateau

Location: Mambilla, Taraba State

The Mambilla Plateau stands approximately 1,830 meters above the sea level, which is located in Taraba State in Nigeria. This tourist site attracts people due to its cool temperature and Plants such as apples, pears, strawberries, tea, Irish potatoes, and Arabica coffee that are exotic grow pretty well on the famous Mambilla Plateau.

Sukur Cultural Landscape

Location: Madageli, Adamawa State

Sukur cultural landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage Site an lives with traditional cemeteries and ritual terraced areas in Madageli.

Lekki Conservation Center

Location: Lekki, Lagos state

The Lekki Conservation Centre, a 21-year-old conservation centre and nature hub, situated in an area with 78 hectares of arable land, managed and maintained by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF). It is one of the best nature reserves in Nigeria. This conservation serves as a relaxation centre with breath of fresh air and an escape from the forever buzzing city of Lagos attracts tourist worldwide in all season to it.

Ancient Kano City Walls

Location: Kano, Kano State

The Kano city Wall is on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and has 14km radius earth monument and generally believed to have a spiritual, cultural and historical significance the city

Coconut Beach

Location: Badagry, Lagos State

Coconut Beach
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Badagry is an Ancient city popularly known for Slave Trade harbour but in it lies the coconut beach. From its name, many coconut trees are there to make your visit as a tourist worthwhile and with the beauty ocean waves.

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Bar Beach

Location: Victoria Island, Lagos

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Onlike the Coconut beach, the bar beach still in lagos state has no coconut trees. Located close to the center of Victoria Island and it is always open to the general public. The occasional parties and events that take place there and the cool breeze makes the bar beach heartwarming .

Millennium Park

Location: Maitama, Abuja

The Millennium park is located in the Maitama district of the Nigerian capital city Abuja and it is ther largest park which makes it always enjoyable with rhe stream of tourist always there.

New Afrika Shrine

Location: Ikeja, Lagos State

The New African Shrine is situated in Adeleye Street, Ikeja, Lagos state and it is used to replace the formal burnt African Shrine. When you visit the New African Shrine you will feel the soft music from African legendary musician Fela and the family.

Abuja Arts And Crafts Village

Location: Central Business District, Abuja

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In the Abuja Arts and Crafts Village there are lots of artefacts and handicrafts here for visitors to see and even buy.

Yankari National Park

Location: Bauchi State

Yankari Game Reserve
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Yankari National Park is a home to wildlife and a lot of natural warm water springs in its 2,244 km2 land space in Bauchi state and a home of tourist worldwide because of its beautiful scenery.

If you are not a Nigerian, Come to Nigeria and witness its scenery environment and people if you never do so. An in advance, you are welcomed.