5 hot spots to visit in Lagos
Lagos is a metropolitan city with lots of interesting sights to behold, Below are the top 5 hot spots to visit in Lagos.
Bogobiri is located in the high brow area of Ikoyi. It is one of the many spots to visit in Lagos that come alive mainly at night. It’s a unique place where food meets arts. You would want to go to Bogobiri on Thursday nights for ‘freedom hall’ and Friday nights for ‘Taruwa’. If you’re a lover of spoken word and good music – from jazz to Highlife and AfroBeat – then Bogobiri is for you! Interestingly, it also offers space for occasions like bridal showers, birthdays and more.
There are a lot of beaches to go to in Lagos- Eleko beach, Kuramo beach, Oniru private beach, Elegushi beach, Atican beach, the list is almost endless. Get your swimsuits ready and head on to any of these beaches. You will need to keep to the edge of the waters as the waves can be brutal and there are no solid safety measures in place. However, it’s still a great place to hang out with friends and even host parties.
3. Freedom Park
Freedom Park is a memorial and leisure park area in the middle of downtown Lagos. Built on a road that was formerly the broad street prison, it has now evolved into a leisure park where people organize shows and concerts. The Park was constructed to preserve the history and cultural heritage of Nigerians as seen in its strategically placed monumental figures. It’s definitely one of the spots to visit in Lagos.
4. Omenka Gallery
This is a contemporary Nigerian art gallery owned by Oliver Enwowu, son of one of Nigeria’s leading 21st-century artists, Ben Enwowu. The gallery showcases the works of established and contemporary upcoming Nigerians as well as international artists. Right outside the gallery is a chilled and quiet waterside hangout spot where you can sit and relax, free from the worries of the world.
5. Ikeja Shopping mall
This is the busiest relaxation spot in Ikeja and arguably, Lagos. It’s your best option for shopping, entertainment, and leisure, all in one place! It has a variety of restaurants, a cinema, a bookstore, clothing stores, bars, banks, hair salons and makeup studios. Located at Alausa, this mall is a one-stop location for your needs. Is it one of the fun spots in Lagos? A visit will convince you, as visiting the mall would give you the opportunity to see a movie, do some shopping and enjoy great cuisines.