FEDERAL MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
Nigeria as the most populous country in the whole of Africa has an immense rich cultural heritage. As a country, Nigeria is blessed with diverse culture with natural vegetation, good weather condition, land mass and potential tourist sites. However, in the past, Nigeria did not realize nor take tourism as an important economic mainstay as compared to some developed nations of the world where tourism serves as a major income earner. Some of the reasons that could be advanced for this scenario are
SOME TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Nigerian Tourist Attraction & Cultural Heritage
NATIONAL THEATRE, LAGOS.
Cross River State – Ranch Resort, Obudu,
Akwa waterfalls, Mbok Waterfalls (Nga-Ebahl), Agbokim Waterfalls and Tinapa.
Osun State – Erin-Ijesha Waterfalls.
Ondo State – Ipale Iloro Waterfalls & Alpha Beach.
Lagos State – Badagry Beach, Lekki Beach, Bar Beach and Kuramo Beach.
River State – Bonny Island Beach.
Plateau State – Dashe Rocks.
Benue State – Oshogo Park.
Bauchi State – Yankari Park.
Niger State – Gurara Waterfalls & Shiroro Dam.
Ogun State – Olumo Rock.
Abuja – Zuma Rock.
Ekiti State – Ikosi Hot & Cold Waterfalls
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