The multicultural Nigeria has so much going on all the time that it’s hard to know what to see and do! These tips should give you an idea of just what’s on offer.
Kano City Walls
The impressive city walls date back centuries and are a throwback to when Kano was a prominent port of call for the trans-Saharan trade caravans. In parts of the city, mud houses that are a characteristic of Hausa building techniques still exist.
The huge rock has protected the nearby peoples for centuries. Now, it is known for the panoramic views it offers from its summit.
Osun Sacred Grove
The sacred forest is said to be home to Osun, the Goddess of Fertility. Stunning decorated carvings are interspersed amongst the trees which themselves are ornately adorned with paintings.
Yankari Game Reserve
Delight in the animals on show in their natural habitat. Elephants, giraffes and more roam the beautiful reserve.
Phwoarrr! Just look at it, it’s massive! Locals say that it stands alone as the other mountains respect its supremacy and regal nature.