Top attractions to see in Lekki Lagos, Nigeria plus short let apartments choices? Lagos, Nigeria is the largest city in Africa, yet tourism there seems to be only a minor (albeit burgeoning) sidebar in a hospitality industry geared more toward business. This means you’ll find ample fine accommodations, but will need to do a bit of research, and preferably get the advice of locals, to find the best things to do in Lagos to fit your desires. The city’s internationally acclaimed arts scene is thriving, with many galleries and cultural centers to peruse, and live music and dance performances take place with great frequency all over Lagos. This means visitors who enjoy music and the arts will find Lagos an incredible source of entertainment and inspiration, day and night.
Representing a country overflowing with diverse cultural heritage, the Nigerian national museum is the perfect expo of Nigerian history. Showcasing works of art dating back to the pre-independence era, the museum tells the story of Nigeria’s journey through years of progressive growth. The museum also houses the bullet-riddled car in which the country’s former Head of State – late General Murtala Mohammed – was assassinated in 1976. The museum is also home to a fine range of intricately decorated calabashes from across Nigeria. The National Museum Lagos has a small crafts village with woodcarvings and other handicrafts for sale at fixed prices; you might also see a demonstration of adire – cloth-making from Abeokuta.
Watch Hollywood and Nollywood movies at the different cinemas in the Lagos. There’s Ozone Cinemas in Yaba, Silverbird Galleria in Victoria Island, and Filmhouse in Surulere. The malls also have cinemas in them. There is no better place to sit back and watch the latest box office movies in Lagos than these cinema houses. The Atlantic Ocean overlooks this ideal destination for fun seeking people with little money. There are horses to ride, spaces for a romantic getaway and a free Atlantic Ocean to swim around for the adventurous type. Located in a tropical rain-forest in the outskirts of Lagos, there are lots of places for picnic, kids’ playground and open grasslands for animals like bushbucks, mongooses, hogs and lots more. The lush vegetation and boulevard of coconut trees makes it perfect for a romantic stroll. Explore a few more details on Flats in Lekki.
Have you ever heard of Fela Kuta? If yes, you’ll love this entry on our list of things to do in Lagos Nigeria. If not, you can’t leave Lagos without learning about this incredible figure in Nigerian history! Located in Fela’s former house, the museum tells you the story of Fela’s music, activism, and unusual lifestyle. When I visited I was the only visitor, but that made it all the more fascinating. Bottom line: either before or after visiting the New Afrika Shrine, you should take some time to pop by the small but fascinating Kalakuta Republic Museum.