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20 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Nigeria

Nigerians always look abroad for great places to visit and vacation in.

Like the popular Nigerian adage says,”wetin you dey find for Sokoto (state) dey inside your Sokoto (Yoruba for Trousers)”.

Nigerians have truly gone far and wide to visit wonderful places whilst neglecting the beauty that can be found in different parts of the country.


Idanre Hills

The Idanre hills are located in Ondo state, 3000 ft above sea level. Other attractions include the Agbogun footprint, Omi Aopara (Thunder water) and Arun river (believed to have healing properties).

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Ngwo Pine Forest

This beautiful forest of pine trees also contains a small cave system as well as a waterfall. Ngwo Forest is located in Enugu State.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Ibeno Beach

Stretching over 89 kilometres, Ibeno Beach is believed to be the longest beach in West Africa. Ibeno beach is located in Akwa Ibom State.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Ogbunike Cave

Ogbunike cave is a big sandstone cave that has been designated a UNESCO heritage site. It is located in Anambra state.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Kano City Walls

The walls around the ancient city of Kano are 14-kilometre baked earth structure. Closely associated with the walls are the Emir’s palace, Dala Hills and Kurmi market.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Ancient Nok Settlement

One can take a trip to the ancient Nok site where the various terracotta figurines were discovered in Jaba, Kaduna State.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Obudu Mountain Resort

This is located on the Obudu Plateau in Cross River state, close to Cameroon. Obudu mountain resort is famous for its semi-temperate climate and scenic views.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Ikogosi Warm Springs

Located in Ekiti state, Ikogosi warm spring is one of the eight warm springs in the world. Ikogosi also has a cold spring which forms a confluence with the warm spring.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Gashaki-Gumpti National Park

This is Nigeria’s largest national park. It contains diverse fauna and flora. Gashaki-Gumpti national park is located in Taraba state.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Lekki Conservation Centre

The Lekki conservation centre is a 78-hectare conservation site located in Lagos state. It was established to protect mangrove, flora and fauna from the urbanization.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Erin Ijesha Waterfalls

This waterfall is in Osun state. It has seven levels which visitors can climb and a village at the top.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Alok Ikom (Akwanshi) Monoliths

There are small stone sculptures found around Ikom in Cross River state. There are over 300 monoliths in 35 different locations.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Mambilla Tea Estate

Located in Taraba state, the Mambilla plateau is the home of the highland tea produced in several estates in the region. Various waterfalls abound on the Mambilla plateau.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Gurara Falls

This is one of the most beautiful falls in Nigeria. It is located between Minna and Suleja in Niger State (an hour’s drive from Abuja).

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Osun-Oshogbo Sacred Grove

This grove which is bordered on one side by the Osun river, is tied directly to the worship of the goddess, Osun. It is located in Oshogbo, Osun state.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Awhum Waterfall and Cave

Located in Enugu state and set in a beautiful valley, this waterfall is believed to have healing properties by locals.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Tarkwa Bay

This little paradise is located off the coast of Lagos state. With pristine beaches and many hangout spots, Tarkwa bay is a delight.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Yankari National Park

At the Yankari national park in Bauchi state, one can have a wonderful safari experience with the many animals residing in the park.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Matsirga Waterfalls

Another treasure from Kaduna state. Matsirga waterfall is a spectacular group of waterfalls worth seeing.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

 

Olumo Rock

Olumo rock is located in the heart of the Ogun state capital. It is both a shrine and tourist attraction. It has two new elevators for getting to the top, better than the old stairs.

20 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Nigeria

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