7 Sights in lagos, Nigeria (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in lagos, Nigeria. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in lagos, Nigeria.

Sightseeing Tours in lagos

1. Lagos Central Mosque

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Lagos Central Mosque is an important jum'at mosque in Lagos Island and home of the Chief Imam of Lagos. It is located along the busy Nnamdi Azikiwe Street. The current Mosque was opened for use in May 1988, displacing an earlier mosque that was built between 1908 and 1913. The chief Imam leads jumat service at the Mosque and he is the custodian of the mosque. Over the years, titles have been given to individuals by officials of the mosque's executive council. A prominent title is the Baba Adinni, first held by a Mr. Runmonkun, and recently bestowed on A.W. Elias, Wahab Folawiyo and Abdul Hafiz Abou. The first two title holders played significant roles in the construction of a new modern mosque.

Wikipedia: Lagos Central Mosque (EN)

2. National Museum

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The Nigerian National Museum is a national museum of Nigeria, located in the city of Lagos. The museum has a notable collection of Nigerian art, including pieces of statuary, carvings also archaeological and ethnographic exhibits. Of note is a terracotta human head known as the Jemaa Head, part of the Nok culture. The piece is named after Jema'a, the village where it was discovered. The museum is located at Onikan, Lagos Island, Lagos State. The museum is administered by the National Commission for Museums and Monuments.

Wikipedia: Nigerian National Museum (EN)

3. Apapa Amusement Park

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The Apapa Amusement Park is an amusement park in Lagos, Nigeria. The park was built in 2008 and it spans an area of approximately 7.7 acres. The park reopened after a three-year closure due to environmental and security reasons, and after a complete makeover in 2015. It is a partnership arrangement between the Lagos State government and a private company, Crystal Cubes Construction Company, which is managed by Mr. Rabih Jaafar.

Wikipedia: Apapa Amusement Park (EN)

4. Tinubu Square

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Tinubu Square Kaizen Photography / CC BY-SA 4.0

Tinubu Square, formerly Independence Square, is an open space landmark located in Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria named after the Yoruba slave trader, merchant, and aristocrat Madam Efunroye Tinubu. It was formerly called Ita Tinubu before it was named Independence Square by leaders of the First Nigerian Republic after Nigerian independence and subsequently Tinubu Square.

Wikipedia: Tinubu Square (EN)

5. Holy Cross Cathedral

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Holy Cross Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Lagos, Nigeria, and is the seat of the Archdiocese of Lagos. The Gothic style building was constructed in 1939, when the region was still administered as an apostolic vicariate, and thus was only elevated to the status of cathedral in 1950.

Wikipedia: Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lagos (EN)

6. Freedom Park

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Freedom Park is a memorial and leisure park area in the middle of downtown Lagos in Lagos Island, Nigeria which was formerly Her Majesty's Broad Street Prison. It was designed by the architect Theo Lawson as a speculative project under the CIA-Lagos in 1999.

Wikipedia: Freedom Park (Lagos) (EN)

7. National Arts Theatre

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The National Theatre, Nigeria is the primary centre for the performing arts in Nigeria. The monument is located in Iganmu, Surulere, Lagos. Its construction was completed in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977.

Wikipedia: National Arts Theatre (EN)


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