Run by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, this centre has a huge tract of wetlands set aside for wildlife viewing. Canopy walkways enable you to see…
Must see attractions in Lagos
- Top ChoiceLekki Conservation Centre
- NTop ChoiceNike Art Gallery
One of Nigeria's most important artists, Nike Okundaye, runs this enormous gallery full of contemporary and traditional Nigerian arts. Nike herself is…
- TTop ChoiceTerra Kulture
Close to Bar Beach, this welcoming arts centre with a high bamboo roof has a traditional restaurant which is one of the best and most attractive places to…
- LTop ChoiceLekki Market
A rich variety of crafts from all around Nigeria and West Africa: this is a brilliant place to wander and look for affordable gifts. You can also buy…
- KTop ChoiceKalakuta Republic Museum
Legendary musician Fela Kuti's former house and revolutionary headquarters is now a fascinating museum with everything intact from Fela's bedroom to his …
- AAfrican Artists' Foundation
An organisation supporting young African and international artists with a great gallery of contemporary Nigerian art.
- NNational Museum
The museum has some amazing artefacts, though the presentation is a little dishevelled. The Cycle of Life exhibit explores traditional Nigerian life, from…
- TTafawa Balewa Square
Named for Nigeria's first prime minister, this is Lagos' commercial heart and has some remarkable monuments. They include statues of gargantuan horses,…
- EEleko Beach
The favourite with fashionable Lagosians is Eleko Beach, a big 60km trip east of the city. You can rent a beach hut for the day here, and get someone to…
- CCathedral Church of Christ
Built in the 1920s, this flamboyant building is the oldest Anglican cathedral in Nigeria.
- SSt John's Church
More than 160 years old, this is one of the most venerable Anglican churches in Nigeria.
- LLagos Lawn & Tennis Club
Nine tennis courts, as well as a gym, squash, billiards and table tennis.
- CCentral Mosque
A purpose-built mosque, with four minarets shooting skywards.
- IIndependence House
A 1960s tower block rising 23 storeys.
- NNAL Towers
Distinctive Lagos landmark.
- SState House
- LLapal House
A 1970s skyscraper.