Five Places You Wouldn’t Want To Miss In Nigeria

The 5 places you wouldn’t want to miss in Nigeria whether you’re Nigerian or not, as far as you reside in the country, there are places you shouldn’t miss visiting in this country.

In-fact, these places are visited by those leaving outside the country, so what greater ease is there to access these places than for one already in the country.


From wanting to relieve yourself from the troubles of your environment, to being glued to the physical ecstasies of these places — the wonder is just never-ending.

So sit tight, stretch your legs and find out the five extraordinary places you wouldn’t want to miss in Nigeria.


Obudu Mountain Resort: This is one place you would never regret visiting in Nigeria. Located in Cross River State, the Obudu Mountain Resort is a wonder to behold. This tourist attraction has just the right variety of fun sites that will thrill your bellies – the magnificent landscape view from the cable car, the waterfalls, the specially cool temperature, the canopy walk-way… It’s an experience of a lifetime. Don’t miss it!

Olumo Rock: If perchance, you visit the city of Abeokuta, Ogun state, and you didn’t stop by, at the “fortress of Abeokuta”, The Olumo Rock, then you’ve missed something really, really big.

Olumo Rock has being one of the choicest tourist attraction in Nigeria. It has long served as a rock of offense and fortress for the people of Egba Land, since the 19th century.

At Olumo Rock, you would be treated to attractions like natural tunnels, unusual trees, natural cantilevers, gardens on the rock, broken pathways, monuments of the belief system of the Rock’s primeval settlers etc. It’s a sight you wouldn’t want to miss, even if for a second!

Yankari Game Reserve (Bauchi State): Are you in love with nature? Or enthralled by the different life forms that completes our ecosystem? Then Yankari Game Reserve is the spot you’re looking for.

This marvel of a sight has the largest herd of elephants in the country. A more interesting sight is the varieties of animal species you will see there — including the Olive Baboon, Patas Monkey, Roan Antelope, Western Hartebeest, all living in their natural habitat.

Finish your tour at this captivating site and forever marvel at nature’s wonder.

The Giant Footprints of Ukhuse Oke (Owan, Edo state)
This is an extraordinary sight to behold — it’s a distinct footprint of a prehistoric giant embedded permanently on the flat granite rock.
It’s definitely the marvel!

Water Falls Arochukwu Town, Abia state: Here is another embodiment of nature and culture. Arochukwu waterfalls is definitely one of the best places for you to see when it comes to relinquishing the wonders of nature. There are caves, and lots of mind-blowing nature wonders and structures of cultural heritage there.

So if you’re a Nigerian, fascinated by the intricacies of our culture and tradition, then Arochukwu will be a good place for you to start making your observations.

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My name is Okafor Peace Ngozi (Lady Prowess). I'm a writer who is also learning to write meaningful code. My journey in content writing started in 2017 and it's been great all through. When I am less busy, I spend more time on interactions and listening to good music. I also love to follow tech Twitter conversations. On this blog, I will always write beginner-friendly articles, Lifestyles, and tutorials to also share Technical Writing tips that I have gained along the way. Please follow me on this blog


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