Top #10 Tourist Place To Visit In Nigeria

Top #10 Tourist Place To Visit In Nigeria

Kajuru Castle
Kajuru castle was built in the year 1978 by a controversial German expatriate living in Kaduna. It is not an ancient monument but The style is very European and clearly German with a baronial hall, complete with suits of amour. Kajuru castle has dungeon-style bedrooms and towers with crenelated walls, located in Kaduna state.

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Awhum Waterfall
The fall is closely located to a monastery. The water is said to be curative and capable of dispelling evil or satanic forces if and wherever sprinkled, the Waterfall is more than 30 meters high and it is located at Enugu State.

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Gashaka Gumti National Park
Gashaka Gumti is the Nigeria’s largest national park Covering about 6600 km sq. This area is important not only as a major watershed but also as a haven for a rich and exotic assemblage of wildlife, given its strategic location at the interface between the moist Cameroonian Highland and the dry Sub-Saharan Guinea Savannah.

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Cross River National Park
This wildlife park is a top tourist attraction with hundreds of animals and birds. The park has many localised species of plants and animals such as gorilla, drill chimpanzee, gwantibo or golden potto forest elephant, saleginella and many more.

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Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary
This Mountains is the home to the drill and other endangered primates including the Nigerian chimpanzee Pan troglodytes vellerosus, and the most endangered gorilla subspecies, the Cross River gorilla diehli.
Afi sanctuary is also host to the Afi Mountain Canopy Walkway which are a series of suspension bridges linked to platforms on trees. They start-off from a hillside slope through flat ground using inclined bridges.

Chimpanzees are so human its uncanny, they were super fun to watch until one threw a huge chunk of mud and hit me.

Chimpanzees are so human its uncanny, they were super fun to watch until one threw a huge chunk of mud and hit me.

Chad Basin National Park
Located in the Sudano-sahelian ecological zone of the north-eastern part of Nigeria, Chad Basin is in between Borno and Yobe states. The wetland of Bade and Nguru are internationally recognised as congregation site for migrant birds coming all the way from Europe.

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IITA Forest, Ibadan
IITA offers recreational facilities such as swimming pool which is adjacent to the Snack Bar, just relax and soak up the rays or take a cool dip. It also has a pool table available for use inside the I-House. Cue sticks and cue chalk may be obtained from the reception desk.

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Millennium Park
Besides breathtaking sights, exciting landscapes and architectural masterpiece, natural beauty of Abuja city is undeniable. Latest addition to the natural attraction of city is the Millennium Park which was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II of England. The park is a top spot for birdwatchers in Abuja.

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Kamuku National Park
This park has a land area of about 1,120sq km of typical savanna woodland vegetation and a wide variety of birds and other animals like elephants, antelopes, oribi, waterbuck, wet cat, green monkey, side stripped hyena and jackal.

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Okomu National Park
Okomu park which lies 45km west of Benin City is a home of forest elephants, buffaloes, red river hogs, chimpanzees, leopards, bush baby, putty nosed guenon, porcupine, antelopes etc . The white throated monkey which is one of the rarest monkeys in the world today is found in the park. Butterflies and birds are abundant, making it one of the best places for bird watching in Nigeria. It is Located in Ovia South LGA in Benin city.

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