Nigeria being the most populated country in Africa has been blessed with an untapped tourist paradise.
There are so many beautiful tourist centers in Nigeria with long stretches of exotic beaches, lush mountains, well-preserved tradition and culture, and enchanting tourist attractions for our pleasure.
Why don’t we check them out below;
A blissful destination for tourists stretched over 245km on a sandbank in Ibeno lies Ibeno Beach, a little haven for leisure seekers. The roaring waves, spots for sunbathing, unpolluted foliage of the mangrove forest, cool breeze from the water, and lush surrounding give this destination an unimaginable allure for tourists.
Location: Ibeno, Akwa Ibom State
Obudu Mountain Resort
Above the sea level on the Oshie Ridge of the famous Sankwala Mountains sits majestically the Obudu Mountain Resort. The temperate climate, breathtaking views, idyllic tranquility and beautiful scenery has made this resort one of the famous tourists’ sites in Nigeria.
Location: Obudu, Cross River State
Awhum boasts of numerous immaculate lakes, waterfall and a monastery. The waterfall forms beautiful scenery where water cascades over its top forming a stream, which has become a religious tourist site. It is close to the Awhum Monastery.
Location: Awhum, Enugu State
The Giant Footprint of Ukhuse Oke
In a sacred grove where prehistory meets the modern, between a village called Ukhuse-oke and Ukhuseosi lies this distinct footprints of a prehistoric giant that are embedded permanently on flat granite rocks.
Location: Owan, Edo State
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
If you are looking for a destination where you can run away from the bustling life of a city; one that is built on an artificial sand beach, Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is where you should be. It is a leisure hub along Kolabi Creek.
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Gashaki-Gumpti National Park
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A national park that offers a fascinating insight into life in medieval times in Nigeria is the Gashaki-Gumpti National Park. It is Nigeria’s largest and most diverse National Park.
Location: Gashaki-Gumpti, Taraba State
This is the only tourist destination in Nigeria that has sacred shrines, sanctuaries, sculptures and art works that are created in the honour of the goddess of fertility, Osun. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated along the Oshun River.
Location: Oshogbo, Osun State
Ogbunike Caves, Enugu State
Ogbunike Caves make an idea tourists destination. These caves are closely associated with historical and spiritual significance. There are 317 steps that need to be used to descend down to the caves. It is a UNESCO Heritage Site.
Location: Ogbunike, Anambra State