Must see attractions in Lagos

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    Lekki Conservation Centre

    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…

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    Nike 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…

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    Terra 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…

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    Lekki 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…

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    Kalakuta 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 …

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    African Artists' Foundation

    An organisation supporting young African and international artists with a great gallery of contemporary Nigerian art.

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    National Museum

    The museum has some amazing artefacts, though the presentation is a little dishevelled. The Cycle of Life exhibit explores traditional Nigerian life, from…

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    Tafawa 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,…

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    Eleko 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…

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    St John's Church

    More than 160 years old, this is one of the most venerable Anglican churches in Nigeria.

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    Central Mosque

    A purpose-built mosque, with four minarets shooting skywards.