Top 7 Things to Do in Lagos, Nigeria

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Published on March 5, 2014

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Top 7 Things to Do in Lagos, Nigeria: Top 7 Things to Do in Lagos, Nigeria © Hoodaki 2014 About The City: About The City Lagos is getting popularity as a budget-friendly travel destination for families, vacationers and globetrotters. Of7 also serving as a nice gateway to the vast wilderness of Africa, it has to offer many diverse attractions – beaches, historic sites and wildlife areas – to name just a few here. The following is a list of top seven things to do in Lagos, Nigeria . © Hoodaki 2014 1. Head for Bar Beach: 1. Head for Bar Beach The most important among the top 7 things to do in Lagos is to spend some enthralling moments at Bar Beach. Located on Victoria Island, the beach is regarded as one of the most popular leisure places in the city. Visitors can notice the sand bars along the coastline, and also the myriad of bars that run along the beach. © Hoodaki 2014 2. Learn History at Badagry: 2. Learn History at Badagry History buffs will a lot of attractions at Badagry , which is a small town containing many historic sites, cultural artifacts and relics of a bygone era. The town used to serve as a transit point for the slaves going to America from West Africa. A must-visit site, Badagry has attractions, such as the Palace of the Akran , cannons of war, relics of slave chains, and the Vlekte slave market. © Hoodaki 2014 3. Stroll at Lekki Conservation Center: 3. Stroll at Lekki Conservation Center Explore nature with a visit to the Lekki Conservation Center, the most important wildlife attraction in the city. Visiting the reserve and watching animals like Mona monkeys, crocodiles, bush bucks and Maxwell duikers can definitely be among the top 7 things to do in Lagos. © Hoodaki 2014 4. Explore the National Museum: 4. Explore the National Museum Understand the Nigerian history, culture and art through intuitive collections at the National Museum, probably the largest museum in the country. Visiting the National Museum is certainly one of the 7 things to do in Lagos as you will get to see some of the finest bronze sculptures and ivory carvings preserved from the Kingdom of Benin. Visitors can also find information about the country’s post-colonial generals, presidents and military rulers. © Hoodaki 2014 5. Have Fun at National Arts Theatre: 5. Have Fun at National Arts Theatre Located in Iganmu , the National Theatre is an important landmark offering a good experience of performing arts in Nigeria. The unique building architecture, coupled with the fact that it can house nearly 5,000 people, drives a good number of tourists taking flights to Lagos. © Hoodaki 2014 6. Go Picnicking at Tarkwa Beach: 6. Go Picnicking at Tarkwa Beach One of the top 7 things to do in Lagos for families is to go picnicking at Tarkwa Beach, which is accessible only by boat. There are not many hotels and restaurants at the beach; so you can enjoy a calm day, having fun together with your kids and family. Moreover, you can also buy good paintings and handicrafts from the local vendors at Tarkwa Beach. © Hoodaki 2014 7. See Rare Collections at Didi Museum: 7. See Rare Collections at Didi Museum Though a private museum, it has to offer a unique collection of antiquities and contemporary African art. Didi Museum is worth a visit because of the rare collections, such as Obalution Bronze Head, Ife wood carvings, Nok Terracotta and Igbo Uku wood carvings. Visiting Didi Museum will obviously be one among the 7 things to do in Lagos, Nigeria. © Hoodaki 2014 Contact To Hoodaki: Contact To Hoodaki 3rd Floor, 3 Princes Street, London W1B 2LD Phone: +44 20 7318 8140 Website: http://www.hoodaki.com/ Blog: http://www.hoodaki.com/blog/ Like us on: Facebook Follow us on: Twitter Follow us on: Google+ Follow us on: LinkedIn © Hoodaki 2014

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