Things to Know about Lagos
Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria, with its thriving film industry and music scene is known as the Entertainment Capital of the country. This most populous city in Africa having originated on islands separated by creeks is among the fastest growing cities in the world. The beautiful beaches in Lagos have made it a popular destination for domestic and international tourists.
Best Places to Visit
Lagos offers varied sightseeing opportunities to its visitors. Take the help of our Lagos City Guide to visit some of the best places of interest here. These include Lekki Market, Eleko Beach, Sungbo's Eredo, Lekki Conservation Centre, National Museum and Nike Art Gallery.
Best Time to Visit
Lagos can be best visited during the months starting June through September. The temperatures during these months hover around 26 degree C.
Best Dining Places
Lagos is dotted with umpteen restaurants offering something for everyone. Here wide choices of delicacies are available for you ranging from exotic Nigerian cuisine to traditional Thai cuisine. Some of the finest restaurants in Lagos are located on Victoria and Lagos Islands and the Lekki Peninsula.
Best Places to Stay
Affordable places of stay abound in Lagos. Most of the luxury hotels are located in Ikoyi Island and Victoria Island. For cheap hotels in Lagos, visit Yaba and Lagos Island.
Best Airlines to Reach
Lagos is served by Murtala Muhammed International Airport. Major international airlines connect the city with different parts of the world. The airlines offering flights here include Arik Air, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Emirates Airline, Ethiopian Airlines, British Airways and others.