10 Tourist Attractions To Visit In Lagos |
If you are in Nigeria and have never visited Lagos, then you are missing. The city of Lagos is the place to be. The former capital of Nigeria and the country’s largest economy has a whole lot of tourists attractions. You’ll be spoilt with the tonnes of recreational places in Lagos like beaches, resorts, museums, art centres, markets, malls and festivals you get to enjoy. There’s an abundance of historical and cultural landmarks as well. If you are a sports lover, Lagos also has something for you either, horse riding, tennis or golf. The city of Lagos is a tourist attraction for everyone, whether you’re here alone, with friends or with family. Since there are so many, we will be listing a few.
Here are 10 Best Tourist attractions the city of Lagos has to offer.
01. National Museum
The national museum located in Onikan Lagos and established in 1957, just before Nigeria gained independence, has been a source of tourism. The museum has great collections in archaeology, ethnography and traditional art. This museum houses the bullet-ridden car of the country’s former Head of State – late General Murtala Mohammed – was assassinated in 1976.
It also has galleries dedicated to brasses from Benin City, Nok Terracottas etc. The National Museum Lagos has a small crafts village with woodcarvings and other handicrafts for sale at fixed prices. If you are a lover of history and art, you’ll definitely enjoy visiting the National Museum.