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Lagos

Awarded Top 10 city to travel to in 2022

About Best In Travel 2022

The economic and cultural powerhouse of the country thanks to an influx of oil money, Lagos has an exploding arts and music scene that will keep your yansh engaged far past dawn. If you're headed to Nigeria, you'll have no choice but to jump right in.

Named after the Portuguese word for lagoon, Lagos has been a Yoruba port, a British political center and, until 1991, Nigeria's capital.

Lagos: Voted Top 10 City as Best in Travel 2022

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Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Lagos.

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The Local's Guide To Lagos Nigeria: The BEST Music, Nightlife and Fashion

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