Top Choice Museum in Lagos

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 underwear. Breath deep and you may even catch a high.
Top Choice Gallery in Lagos

Nike Art Gallery

One of Nigeria's most important artists, Nike Davies-Okundaye, runs this enormous gallery full of contemporary and traditional Nigerian arts. Nike herself is practically an incarnation of love and beauty, which is r…
Museum in Lagos

National Museum

The National Museum is definitely worth seeing, but note - no cameras are allowed. The star attractions are the brasses from Benin City, which get their own gallery. The Nok Terracottas are also well represented. An…
Wildlife Reserve in Lagos

Lekki Conservation Centre

Run by the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, this centre has a huge tract of wetlands set aside for wildlife viewing. Raised walkways enable you to see monkeys, crocodiles and various birds; early morning is the bes…
Square in Lagos

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, the Remembrance Arcade (with memorials to WWI, WWII and civil-w…
Beach in Lagos

Eleko Beach

The new 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 make a barbeque for you. There's also a small market selli…
Market in Lagos

Jankara Market

Jankara Market is the largest market in Lagos and sells everything from tie-dyed cloth, trade beads and jewellery to pirate cassettes, pottery and clothing. There is also a fetishes market where you can buy herbs, t…
Market in Lagos

Balogun Market

The rambling maze of Balogun Market is excellent for clothes and fabric from across West Africa.
Landmark in Lagos

State House

Church in Lagos

Catholic Church