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Top Five Places You Must Visit in Lagos

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Top Five Places You Must Visit in Lagos

Lagos

Lagos is the most beautiful and industrial city in Nigeria. It is one of the most populated in the country and houses thousands of foreigners as well as citizens. Lagos is regarded as a no-man’s-land.

Lagos state has been ranked among the top 50 ‘Instagrammable’ destinations in the world for 2019. This is according to a survey carried out by a foreign transport operator called Hoppa. These spots are ranked according to the number of times they’ve been hash-tagged on the popular app.

Irrespective of it’s population, there are so many beautiful places in it that you should visit before you die. I know you have been planning a little vacation for yourself in Lagos and I’ve selected for you the top five places you should visit, which are;

1. Lekki conservation centre:

Lekki conservation centre

Lekki Conservation Centre is a 78-hectare natural reserve located in Lekki, Lagos State. It was established in 1990 by the Chevron Corporation for the Nigerian Conservation Foundation. The Lekki Conservation Centre is a conservation and relaxation centre that offers an escape from the forever buzzing city of Lagos and a breath of fresh air. There are a lot of interesting sites and things to do at the Lekki Conservation Centre. It is one of the best places to go to for a great photo. It has so many great props from Africa’s longest canopy walkway, a great life size chess board, a famous 95-year-old giant tortoise to an interesting old wooden chair.

2. Lekki Art Market

Lekki Market

Located between 4th and 5th Roundabout in Lagos state is the perfect place for a great jaw-dropping photo shoot.You have beautiful Nigerian fabrics made into purses, bags and notebooks. Other options include wooden artefacts and, paintings. All of these make for great props and just the right setting for Instagrammable photos.

3.  The Tea Room

The Tea Room

Step into a world of floristry, culinary delight, specialty cocktails and an assortment of hot and cold tea at The TeaRoom. Indulge in a truly unique experience from Royal Albert fine china and British silverware settings, to the delectable selection of petits fours prepared by in-house pastry chef. They serve brunch (with complimentary mimosas) all day everyday, except on Mondays when they are closed.

4. La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort

La Campagne Tropicana Beach Resort

Backed by a mangrove forest, this lively beach resort on the Gulf of Guinea is 78 km from the Lekki Conservation Centre, 95 km from the Nigerian National Museum and 120 km from Lagos Airport. Amenities include a restaurant, a bar and outdoor pools, as well as a gym, a kids’ playground and 24-hour security. Activities like horseriding, basketball and football are available, as are kayaking and jetskiing. You definitely have to be there.

5. Banana Island

Banana Island

Banana Island is a man-made island in Lagos State, Nigeria that is slightly curved in shape – like a banana. It is located in the Lagos Lagoon and is connected to Ikoyi Island by a dedicated road which is linked to the existing road network near Parkview Estate. The island was constructed by the Lebanese-Nigerian Chagoury Group in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing and is considered to be on par with the Seventh Arrondissement in Paris, La Jolla in San Diego, and Tokyo’s Shibuya and Roppongi neighbourhoods.