Amazing places in Nigeria you won’t believe exist in Nigeria

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1. Gurara waterfall, Niger state

Gurara Waterfalls is located in Gurara, a local government area of Niger State, North Central Nigeria. The waterfalls is approximately 30 metres in height and it lies on the Gurara river along the Suleja-Minna Road
2. Sand dunes of Yobe
Located in Geidam, Yobe, Nigeria, these sand dunes are just like those found in Dubai 😁. You can do that desert safari in Nigeria
3.The Awhum waterfall
It is 30 metres high and is located in udi LGA,Enugu state, Nigeria.The locals believe the water has healing powers and is capable of driving away evil spirits if used. The Awhum Waterfall is also a popular tourist location in Nigeria
4.Oguta Lake
Located in Imo State, Southeastern Nigeria; within the equatorial rainforest region of Niger Delta. One part of Oguta Lake in Imo State, Nigeria is blue, the other part is brown. But they never mix
5. Nike Art Gallery

Nike Art Gallery is also an amazing place to visit in Nigeria, a vacation here will surely reveal your latent talent. It is an ultra-modern art gallery located in Lagos with a wide array of artistic figures and contents.
6. Matsirga waterfall is one of the most majestic waterfalls in Africa. Located in Kaduna state, the view of this waterfall is exceptional. It is so popular that a Madikiya Heritage Resort is being developed to make sure that both tourists and visitors feel relaxed and at home.
7. Yankari National Park
It is a large wildlife park located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, in northeastern Nigeria. It covers an area of about 2,244 square kilometres and is home to several natural warm water springs, as well as a wide variety of flora and fauna
8.Obudu Cattle Ranch
Located in Cross-River state
this is the most popular tourist attractions in Nigeria. it’s is actually located on a plateau at the Sankwala mountains. It’s weather conditions here are amazing
9.Ogbunike Caves
Located in Anambra state the ogbunike Caves is actually a collection of caves linked together by small tunnels and passageways. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest tourist attractions in the South East. Nature is very beautiful
10. Highland Tea 🍵 plantation is the biggest tea plantation in West Africa, covering about 615 hectares. 📍Kakara, Mambilla Plateau,⁣ Taraba, Nigeria.
11. This is Nigeria!! Edo state to be precise

A community called Egori

Nigeria is beautiful
12. Kajuru Castle, Kaduna

Kajuru Castle is a medieval style castle located in Kaduna State. The castle was built by a German expatriate and was completed in 1989 taking over 8 years to build. It is a 45 minute drive from Kaduna and currently serves as a resort for tourists.

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