Nigeria is located in the Western part of Africa and is one of the most influential countries on the continent. It is an African political and economic power with a fast development, constantly improving itself. Also, it has many wonderful things to offer. Tourists are attracted here by the natural beauty of the place, as well as by its history and culture, which make Nigeria a truly unique location. And it has nice cities too. Below you are presented the top three best cities in Nigeria.
The first one is Calabar. It has a history that dates back from the 15th and 26th centuries. Likewise, it has a vivid social life and a rich culture that would appeal to any visitor. In Calabar you can admire some of the most beautiful architectural structures in Nigeria. Still, it has many modern facilities and is a very hospitable allure.
Second on our list is Benin. It is situated in the South of Nigeria and is one of the largest cities in the country. Benin is mostly famous for its sea-ports and delicious dishes. The old part of the city was founded in the 10th century and used to be the capital on the Kingdom of Benin. Also, it served as a center of trade, art, commerce and was extremely flourishing until the 17th century. While there, you must visit the Oba’s Palace and the Benin City National Museum.
Last but not least, we have Enugu. It was the capital of the Republic of Biafra and when the Nigerian Civil War from 1970 ended, it became the capital of Anambra State. Things have changed politically since, but it still remained an amazing city with a very intricate history. Most residents of Enugu belong to the Igbo tribe. The city is also known as the “Coal City’.