10 Things to Do In Lagos, Nigeria and be Extremely Happy

Filed in Articles by on July 18, 2022

Lagos is a commercial city in Nigeria where you can make progress in any business you have in mind. Lagos is not only known for its great progress in business but also for its beautiful resorts where you can go on vacation with friends and loved ones.

In this article, you will have a comprehensive update of several places you can visit during your next trip to this megacity.

1. Nike Art Gallery

This is an art gallery in Lagos owned by Nike Davies-Okundaye. The gallery is arguably the largest of its kind in West Africa. Housed in a five-story tall building, it boasts a collection of about 8,000 diverse artworks from various Nigerian artists.

It is located at No 2. Elegushi Road, 3rd Roundabout, Epe Expressway, Ikate Cross Road, Lekki Peninsula Phase 1, Lagos, Nigeria.  This gallery will prove to be among the best you have seen across the globe.

2. Mega Plaza Century 21 Malls

It is located at 14, Idowu Martins Street, Lagos, Nigeria. There are great restaurants too to satisfy your hunger for a good home cook. No better place to stuff yourself with delicious Shawarma and Suya. The Suya is hot and tasty.  Sitting arrangement is top of the line too and the whole environment is highly hygienic.

3. Freedom Park Lagos.

This 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. The architect Theo Lawson designed it.

The Park was constructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigerians. Monuments in the park reveal the Lagos colonial heritage and history of Her Majesty’s Broad Street prisons.

4. Lekki Conservation Centre

This is one of Africa’s prominent and most-diverse urban Nature Parks due to its high species richness.

It is located in the coastal environs covering an approximate land area of 78 hectares, extending from kilometer 19 along the Lagos-Epe Expressway and ends up a very close distance to the Atlantic Ocean near Okun Ibeju Village, Eti-Osa Local Government Area in the Eastern district of Lagos State.

5. Ikeja City Mall

The Ikeja City Mall is a mall located at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos State. It is the first of its kind on the mainland of Metropolitan Lagos. There is a silver bird cinema in the mall. The shopping experience here is wonderful.

6. The Cathedral Church of Christ

You will find this to be one of the most beautiful and impressive religious sites across the globe. The building is imposing and exciting to behold. It has an aura of sacredness about it like none other. The cathedral is located on 29 Marina, Lagos, Nigeria.

7. Lekki Market

This is a brilliant place to wander and look for affordable gifts. It is located at Oba Elegushi Street, Off Lekki-Epe Expressway. It is sandwiched between 4th and 5th Roundabout along the road. Handmade crafts are sure to make your day.

If you are visiting Lagos for a short stay and you are about going back, this is the perfect place to buy presents and souvenirs for yourself and everyone back at home.

8. Elegushi Beach

It is one of the most visited beaches in Lagos, Nigeria. The beach is quite crowded because of the crowds that visit the place almost every day. Weekends are the busiest times on this beautiful beach, a special gift of nature for the earthlings.

9. Synagogue Church of All Nations

The church is located at No. 1 Segun-Irefin Street, Ikotun-Egbe, Lagos, Nigeria. The church is so beautiful in its architectural design that a visitor called it “the second-best place to be on earth”. The architectural design is out of this world. It is huge and gigantic. The decoration is impressive, both in the interior and exterior of the building.

10. Kalakuta Republic Museum

This is one of the best specialty museums around the globe. It is located on 8, Gbemisola Street, Lagos, Nigeria. This amazing museum will take your mind back to the good old days when Fela Anikulapo Kuti held sway in the music industry.

If you are one of the numerous fans of this latemusic legend, then your time in Lagos is not complete without a visit to his “Shrine”.  You are sure to have an amazing time here.

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CSN Team.

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