Nigeria, the largest black nation in the world is blessed with abundant natural resources, notably large deposits of petroleum and natural gas. Nigeria emerged as Africa’s largest economy, with a GDP in 2017 estimated at US$ 508 billion. Oil has been a dominant source of government revenues since the 1970s which has caused failure of utilizing other the natural resources plus top tourist destinations & beautiful places in Nigeria.
Here are some Top Tourist Destinations And Beautiful Places In Nigeria
Beautiful Places In Nigeria: Sand dunes of Yobe
Located in Geidam, Yobe State, these sand dunes serve as one of the Beautiful Places In Nigeria & are just like those found in Dubai. You can do that desert safari in Nigeria.
Beautiful Places In Nigeria: The Awhum waterfall
The waterfall 30 metres high and is located in udi LGA,Enugu state, Nigeria.The locals believe the water has healing powers and is capable of driving away evil spirits if used. The Awhum Waterfall is also one of the Top Tourist Destinations in Nigeria and one of the Beautiful Places In Nigeria
Beautiful Places In Nigeria: Nike Art Gallery
Nike Art Gallery is also an amazing place to visit & one of the Beautiful Places In Nigeria, a vacation here will surely reveal your latent talent. It is an ultra-modern art gallery located in Lagos with a wide array of artistic figures and contents.
Beautiful Places In Nigeria: Matsirga waterfall
This one of the most majestic waterfalls in Africa. Located in Kaduna state, the view of this waterfall is exceptional. It is so popular that a Madikiya Heritage Resort is being developed to make sure that both tourists and visitors feel relaxed and at home.
Yankari National Park
Located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, it is a large wildlife park .It covers an area of about 2,244 square kilometres and is home to several natural warm water springs, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Obudu Cattle Ranch
Located in Cross-River state this is Tone of op Tourist Destinations and one of Beautiful Places In Nigeria . it’s is actually located on a plateau at the Sankwala mountains. It’s weather conditions here are amazing.
Zuma Rock, the monolithic Inselberg with a human face, is located in Madalla, Niger State, to the North of Abuja. The rock with a human face, i call it the enigma.
Behind zuma rock is the zuma golf resort Which also is one of the Beautiful Places And Top Tourist Destinations In Nigeria.
You can go Golfing, golf academy, retreats, boo t camps, hiking, excursions, picnics, summer program, training and events. Zuma rock serves as one of the Top Tourist Destinations.
Located in Anambra state the ogbunike Caves is actually a collection of caves linked together by small tunnels and passageways. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest tourist attractions in the South East. Nature is very beautiful.
The Idanre Hill
It’s is also called the Oke Idanre is located in Idanre town in Ondo State of southwestern Nigeria. The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria.
Located in Etung Local Government Area, 17 Kilometres from Ikom, Cross Rivers, Nigeria, is made up of seven streams which display a breathtaking cascade of fresh water plunging down the high cliff into the beautiful tropical rainforest.
African City Spotlight: Ibadan – Nigeria, largest City in West Africa. Ibadan is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria. With a population of over 3 million, it is the third most populous city in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano; it is the country’s largest city by geographical area.
Porto Gulf resort Kano
The beautiful resort offers beautiful scenery & and serve as one of the Beautiful Places And Top Tourist Destinations In Nigeria which consists of a lake, lush greenery, and a calm environment. Enjoy the scenery, Partake in the games at the resort, Hit off a few tees at the gold course.
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
The dense forest of the Osun Sacred Grove, on the outskirts of the city of Osogbo, is one of the last remnants of primary high forest in southern Nigeria. Regarded as the abode of the goddess of fertility Osun, one of the pantheon of Yoruba gods, the landscape of the grove and its meandering river is dotted with sanctuaries and shrines, sculptures and art works in honour of Osun and other deities.
The sacred grove, which is now seen as a symbol of identity for all Yoruba people, is probably the last in Yoruba culture and one of the Beautiful Places And Top Tourist Destinations In Nigeria.
Igbo Olodumare (Forest of God)
Igbo Olodumare is famed to be home to demons, spirits, supernatural beings & one of the Beautiful Places In Nigeria. Located in Ondo state, adventurers, tourists are welcome to confirm this myth, after all, seeing is believing.
The forest was first brought to light by two novels, Ògbójú ode nínú Igbó írúnmolè and Igbó Olódùmarè written by one of Nigeria’s most excellent story tellers, D. O. Fagunwa. These two novels were later translated to English language by the Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, and describes a forest of witches, wizards, giant snails, crabs and other mysterious things.
Olumo Rock is a mountain in south-western Nigeria. It is located in the ancient city of Abeokuta, Ogun State, and was historically used as a natural fortress during inter-tribal warfare in the 19th century. Its patron spirit is venerated in the Yoruba religion as an orisha. Olumo Rock is annually celebrated.
It is one of the Top Tourist Destinations in Nigeria. Olumo rock sits in the heart of Abeokuta – a name which means ‘under the rock’. It serves as home to many caves and shrines. Olumo means “all the troubles and sufferings were over”. Olumo rock was turned into a tourist site in 1976 and was commissioned by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in February 3rd 2006.