Lekki Market

Top choice in Lagos

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 fabrics and get clothes run up on the spot here.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Lagos attractions

1. Nike Art Gallery

1.75 MILES

One of Nigeria's most important artists, Nike Okundaye, runs this enormous gallery full of contemporary and traditional Nigerian arts. Nike herself is…

2. Lekki Conservation Centre

2.03 MILES

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…

3. Terra Kulture

5.49 MILES

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…

4. African Artists' Foundation


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

7. 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…

8. Tafawa Balewa Square

7.27 MILES

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