Benin City attractions

Area in Benin City

Brass Casters Street

On the Unesco-protected Brass Casters St, sculptors reviving the 'lost-wax' sculpture technique can show you their works in progress and sell you one to take home: there are small ornaments as well as hugely impress…
Museum in Benin City

National Museum

The National Museum has displays of beautiful brasses. There are photographs of pieces which were stolen by the British during the sacking and destruction of the city and are now displayed in the British Museum.
Gallery in Benin City

Revelation Tourist Palazzo

The totally bizarre Revelation Tourist Palazzo has simulations of slave markets, rituals, ancestral shrines, and odd punitive practices. It's the creation of an eccentric university professor.