Cathedral Church of Christ


Built in the 1920s, this flamboyant building is the oldest Anglican cathedral in Nigeria.

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Nearby Lagos attractions

2. St John's Church


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

3. Central Mosque


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

6. Tafawa Balewa Square

0.83 MILES

Named for Nigeria's first prime minister, this is Lagos' commercial heart and has some remarkable monuments. They include statues of gargantuan horses,…

8. National Museum

0.93 MILES

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