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World Tourism Day 2016: 5 places worthy of a tour in Nigeria

You don’t always have to travel outside Nigeria to see and experience new sights.

There are many places you can visit on tourism during your next holiday or to celebrate World Tourism Day.

Here are five of such places:

1. Yankari National Park, Bauchi:




Yankari park, located in Bauchi is the largest wildlife park in Nigeria. If you love nature and the outdoors, then you should definitely visit this place.

There is a lot of untouched, unspoiled natural beauty here, There are warm water springs, wildlife, forests, groves and many more. The park also provides a wide range of accommodation options.

2. Takwa Bay, Lagos:

Takwa Bayplay

Takwa Bay


Takwa Bay is a popular location in Lagos, known for a sprawling beach, boat cruises and other interesting water activities.

If you want to take a break from the hustle and bustle that characterize Lagos, visit this place to enjoy the cool atmosphere.

3. Le Meridien Ibom, Akwa Ibom:

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Le Meridien Ibom


This hotel has the amazing facility of a world-class 18 hole golf course where you can enjoy a holiday of golf. Here, you can either practise or or perfect your skills.

The hotel is located around a lush palm forest and the beautiful atmosphere is relaxing.

4. Kajuru Castle, Kaduna:

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Kajuru Castle

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This amazing castle is found in Kajuru village, Kaduna. The beautiful structure is not only the attraction, there are full modern facilities that you can take advantage of.

Alongside fully furnished accommodation options, you can also enjoy the swimming pool and sauna.

5. Olumo Rock, Abeokuta:

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Olumo rock


This huge rock that served as a refuge for Egba people during wartime is a fascinating place to visit and explore.

The summit of the rock offers amazing views of Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. Olumo rock is one of the most beautiful rock formations in the whole of Nigeria.

A visit here allows you a glimpse into the past as there are relics as well as inscriptions of ancient Egba warriors.

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