Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria, has started attracting tourists from different parts of the world in significant numbers. The city offers some great sightseeing opportunities that you might have ever wanted on your visit to African continent. Lagos is replete with numerous attractions. The city is home to many museums. The important ones that are a must-see include the National Theatre of Arts and Culture, the Nike Art Gallery, the Didi Museum, the National Museum of Nigeria.
Apart from museums, Lagos is also famous for its excellent beaches and beach resorts. You will simply enjoy strolling on some of the famous beaches here during your holidays. Consider visiting the beaches such as lekki Beach, Elegushi, Bar Beach and Eleko Beach. The beach resorts close by such as La Campagne Tropicana and Hermitage Garden Resorts are worth visiting. Your visit to Lagos won’t be seen as complete if you don’t visit Africa’s largest pre-colonial construction, the Sungbo's Eredo.
Here are a few details about some of the best attractions in Lagos. Tourists visiting the city first prefer heading to the Eleko Beach. It is absolutely the best beach in Lagos. The locals as well as the tourists get a welcome respite with the good waves at the beach here. The beach is well-maintained, quite clean and free from vendors. You can look out to spend some quality time here.
The Lekki Beach Resort is mostly preferred by the business travelers as well as the expatriates residing in the Victoria Island area. This newly-established resort offers a luxurious stay for the business travelers ready to splurge. Staying here is indeed an awesome experience. The Lekki Beach Resort is built along 1.6 miles of the Lekki Beach coast and is spread in an area of 388 acres. Apart from providing luxury accommodation, the resort also features an 18-hole golf course, a fun bar, a fine restaurant, a clubhouse, a health spa, exercise rooms, tennis courts and swimming pools. The Lekki Beach Resort is also considered the best place in Nigeria to play golf.
The highlight of Lagos vacation is a visit to Sungbo's Eredo, It is the largest pre-colonial construction in Africa. Archaeological experts refer it to be an unknown “Wonder of the World”. The Eredo is essentially a rampart and is 1,050 years old. It is 100 miles long and 70 feet high. You will need the assistance of a local guide to help you explore this place.