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Top five places you need to go to in Lagos!

Looking for a place to unwind in Lagos? This article is just what you need! As much as Lagos is home to the hustle and bustle, it is home to fun and entertaining places that give you a chance to catch your breath and enjoy a refreshing experience.

So join me on this ride and let’s tour Lagos!


1. Lekki Conservative Centre

The first place on the list is the Lekki Conservative Centre!



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What better place to go for a breath of fresh air, than the home of nature itself! LCC is a pleasant and serene spot that provides you with divine views of nature at its best. It is also home to the longest canopy walk in Africa! Can you picture it already? I bet you can!

The canopy walk is one of the most fascinating aspects of LCC, and yes, it is for height lovers or should I say for the brave. But, if you are not so particular about heights, don’t worry, LCC provides other fun and stimulating activities like animal hunts; you get to see real-life animals like the proud peacock, or a giant 95-year-old tortoise!



- You could also play chess with life-sized chess pieces! No worries, you don’t have to be so good at chess to do this. Just enjoy the thrill and excitement that comes from chilling on a huge chessboard.



- You can have a picnic with your friends and family on the serene grounds of the centre.


- LCC also has a lot of sights that range from Rotundas, Jungle gym facilities, ponds, to beach volleyball courts among others!


2. Tarkwa Bay

Did somebody say beach? Yes, I did!



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Tarkwa Bay is a beach on a peaceful island with a view of the endless ocean that is ooaway from the hustle and bustle of Lagos. It is located on Lagos Island and from the main island, the journey is a pretty exciting one. Because of Tarkwa Bay’s island status, you can only get there by water taxis, exciting yes?

Now, the taxis are just the tip of the iceberg. In Tarkwa Bay, there are numerous adventures that you can enjoy with family and friends. You can decide to go on horseback riding by the dreamy beach, or you could play beach volleyball.



You could also go on a jet ski for a jolly ride on the beach, ride or have a quad bike competition with your friends, or you can play water sports as well, whatever rocks your boat.




Tarkwa Bay is not only serene, it is a perfect spot with amazing scenery. A huge plus is that it is also not as crowded as your regular beach. So, whether you want a bit of alone time with your bae or you need to have a raving hangout with friends, Tarkwa Bay has got you covered!


3. La Campagne Tropicana



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The synonym for La Campagne Tropicana should be paradise because that’s the feel you get when you step in there!

La Campagne Tropicana is a resort with a beach, lagoon, and mangrove forest that provides you with the opportunity to interact with nature. The resort is a welcome haven for honeymoons, retreats, conferences, getaways with family or friends, proposals, weddings and so much more!


La Campagne Tropicana boasts sights ranging from exotic animals to a variety of tropical floral, to a lagoon fit for fishing. The resort thoroughly captures the true essence of the beauty of the African culture and a natural ambience that cannot be randomly stumbled upon but can only be enjoyed within its borders.


La Campagne Tropicana also boasts of executive accommodation facilities that are well secured and guarantee a great end to your amazing day in case you do not want to return home on the same day. It is a haven that is fitting for family hangouts or romantic hangouts! Check it out!


4. Nike Art Gallery



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Nike Art Gallery is located on Lekki Phase 1. The gallery houses diversities of Nigerian and African life and culture in the form of numerous still pictures and life-sized statues.


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This gallery provides a thrill and experience of creativity at its peaks with its well-organized environment filled with exquisitely crafted art ranging from paintings to detailed sculptures.

Nike Art Gallery also organizes sales of their priceless art, so you can take a bit of the gallery right into your home.


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The gallery provides a one-of-a-kind experience to its visitors with its top-notch service and impressive art collection that is unique to them!


5. Lekki Arts and Craft market

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When you think Lekki Arts and craft market, think variety! This market is a gem that showcases the beauty of the diversity of Nigerian culture. It is located at Lekki and houses many stores that provide varying authentic African arts and crafts from paintings to carvings. It also boasts of textiles snd fashion items that make good souvenirs and gifts!




These are the top five places to visit in Lagos! Have you made your choice already? I bet you have. So, have fun exploring the beautiful Centre of excellence!



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