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Beautiful Historical Monuments in Nigeria You Should Visit

As we celebrate our great nation Nigeria, we definitely won’t forget to celebrate what makes our nation great, the value, what the nation has made of it self in terms of historal places and background, our cultural heritage, all in all what makes our nation so unique as the country always get so many tourists from different part of the world to be part of our great history and story.

Nigeria is a country with rich historical legacies as it is one of the biggest countries in Africa. Today you will find out the unique and beautiful historical places in Nigeria that will get your attention.

Ogbunike Caves:
This magical place is situated in Ogbunike. It’s one of the best sites of Anambra State.These caves have been used by local villagers for centuries as temples and sanctuaries. They provide spiritual and historical significance for all Nigerians as one would have to take more than 300 steps to reach the cave as it is one of the Nigeria historical sites that attract a lot of international tourists around the world. Ogbunke caves has been represented as part of the UNESCO Heritage Site.

Tafawa Balewa Square:
This is one of the awesome locations to visit historical places of Nigeria. This place is situated in Lagos State as it was constructed in the year 1972, the entrance to the squire has four beautiful horses and seven red eagles which signifies dignity.

The Walls of Kano:
It’s another ancient structure in the Ancient Kano City. The main reason for building such a wall was to create the perimeter of defence around the city. Its a beautiful place you would really love to visit.

The first story building in Nigeria:
It may not look like very gorgeous, but it provides a real historical value for Nigeria as it is located in Badagry, Lagos. In 1842, the building had itd very first layers as it wss then completed in the year 1845. The whole structure was created under the mission of the Church Missionary Society as the building does not provide much attention for tourists, but it helps to construct our historical heritage.

National Museum:
This museum is located in Umuahua Abia State. It’s the resemblance of the grim episode of wars that happened in Nigeria. It’s part of the process for National healing and reconciliation. The museum is a collection of relics from different war periods of Nigeria

Olumirin Waterfall:
It’s one of the names of historical places that you should really know. Olumirin is translated as another deity. It’s located in Erin-Ijesha of Osun State. The waterfalls were discovered in 1140 AD. The person who discovered them was Akinla. She was a granddaughter of Oduduwa. These waterfalls attract over 50,000 tourists every year.

Osun Oshogbo groove
This historical place is located in Osogbo. It’s one of the most famous places of Osun State as its a wonderful place located along the banks of the Osun River. This location in the country is filled with sculptures, shrines, sanctuaries and art works. The whole complex was created in the name of the goddess of fertility, and today it has become one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Historical places in Nigeria have a lot of interesting facts that you might need to consider as these places are our history, and it’s our task to visit these places and get to know more about our history and background.

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