Since I was born, I have been hearing a saying that ” Nigeria is the Giant of Africa”. Well, I don’t know how true it is but I think beautiful places are one of the reasons why Nigeria claims the giant of Africa. However, Africa as a whole is surrounded by beautiful natural places which make each country in Africa unique.
Also, Nigeria is among the most popular and most populous country in Africa which consist of 36 states in it, each state has a lovely place and a beautiful tourist center that describes its culture.
Making research for months, here are the top Beautiful Natural Places In Nigeria:
1. Olumo Rock
Olumo Rock is among the beautiful places in Nigeria, it is located in the north-region of south-western Nigeria, it said to be one of the oldest mountains in Africa. The mountain is 137 meters above sea level with the presence of tall trees.
The granite rock has served as a shelter and stronghold for the Egba people who lived in Ogun states Abeokuta during the intercity wars in the 1830s.
Olumo rock tourist center is well maintained and has millions of people (tourists and citizens ) who visit the mountain every year. The rock is being divided into blocks which you can see using a heavy-duty glass escalator that is mounted through the different levels of the rock.
Its water is clean and healthy to swim in which makes it a memorial rival-fall.
3. Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River
Obudu mountain resort water park is a good place to pay a visit. The mountain is located in the South-South region in Cross River State, Nigeria. This mountain also serves as a tourist center in Nigeria whose height is 1,600 m tall.
The mountain possesses one of AFRICA’S BIGGEST & FINEST TOURIST DESTINATION, the awe-inspiring part of Obudu mountain resort water park relies on the attractive landscape and calming ambiance.
The best time to visit the mountain is between the period of October and February because during that time the weather will be very bright and the air will be frosty.
4. Yankari National Park
What a natural beauty the Yankari National Park has, the national park is located in the South Central part of Bauchi State, Nigeria.
The Yankari National Park is a savanna area which makes it a place to experience wildlife and in its natural habitat.
Moreover, This park was established as a game reserve in 1956 and later became a national park in 1991.
It’s a cool place to catch fun with friends and family during the holiday session.
5. Erin Ijesha Waterfall
Erin Ijesha Waterfall is also among the beautiful places in Nigeria that you would love if you pay it a visit, this waterfall consists of clean water flowing on a rock. it is sometimes known as Olumirin Waterfalls, Olumirin which refer to as “another deity.
it is a tourist attraction located in Erin Ijesha, Osun State, I call it a bizarre waterfall because it seemed it had the appearance of a mysterious figure.
A visit to ijesha waterfall will worth your travel tour.
6. Riyom Rock
Riyom Rock is one of the Most Beautiful Natural Places In Nigeria, each rock mounted on the other which makes it more mysterious. This rock is located at Riyom Town, Jos- Akwanga Road, Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria.
Being a tourist or citizen of Nigeria, you can consider visiting this place for your vacation voyage. It has a neat environment which you can take good videos and pictures.