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Ikeja, Lagos

Ikeja is a popular suburb of the city of Lagos and the capital of Lagos State. Ikeja is also one of Nigeria’s 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs).

Ikeja is popular not only for being the seat of the Lagos State government, it also accommodates one of the most popular airports in Africa – Murtala Mohammed International Airport.

Ikeja was a well-planned, clean and quiet residential environment with shopping malls, pharmacies and government reservation areas before the emergence of military rule in the early 1980s.

Ikeja is also home to Femi Kuti’s New Africa Shrine and Lagbaja’s Motherlan, both live music venues. It now boasts a shopping mall, Ikeja City Mall, which is the largest mall in the Lagos mainland and also has a cinema.

Check out top Lagos hotels, restaurants and attractions.

National Theatre National Theatre
Constructed in 1976, National Arts Theatre, which hosted the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) in 1977, is a multi-purpose national monument for the preservation, presentation and promotion of Nigerian arts and culture. The building, which also houses two cinema halls, a restaurant and a bar, is located in Iganmu on the mainland area of Lagos. Read more

Kamp Ikare Beach ResortKamp Ikare Beach Resort
Kamp Ikare is beach resort that offers home-away-from-home facilities and services that combines the rustic environment around it with a Miami-style lounge area creating the most simple, no fuss environment for your relaxation. The beach resort is situated on a stretch of Lagos coast near Ikare village and it’s only accessible by boat. A day or night at Kamp Ikare is the ideal way to get away without going too far. Read more

Hermitage Garden Resort

Hermitage Garden Resort
Hermitage Garden Resort
With an expansive and soothing environment, Hermitage Garden Resort has luminous beach front and their luxurious mini-villas all offer wonderful ocean views with its own balcony. Read more

Whispering Palms Beach Resort

Whispering Palms Beach ResortWhispering Palms Beach Resort
Whispering Palms is a conference resort centre occupying about 8 acres of land located in Iworo, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State. The resort lies on the Lagoon and typifies the beauty of the area’s cool Atlantic breeze, silica sands, palm trees and chirping birds. Read more

Eleko Beach, Lekki

Eleko Beach, LekkiEleko Beach, Lekki
Eleko Beach is a palm fringed beach with several small privately owned beach huts. Located just 45 minutes drive from Ikoyi, Eleko Beach offers peace of mind and tranquillity, ideal for those seeking privacy. Read more

Casa Ilashe

Casa IlasheCasa Ilashe
Casa Ilashe is a 12 bedroom nature coloured private beach club situated in a calm and relaxed beach front setting of Ilashe and offering a perfect getaway from the ethic city life. Located in Lagos, Ilashe is a sleepy village and tranquil oasis, along Badagry Creek, where the pace of life is set by the rise and set of the sun. Read more

Funtopia Water Park, Ibeju-Lekki

Funtopia Water Park, Ibeju-LekkiFuntopia Water Park, Ibeju-Lekki
Funtopia is a complete entertainment park for the entire family. It is set on 2 acres of land and packed with activities for all ages. It offers 3 giant water slides and 3 interconnecting pools which include an in-pool bar for adults. Read more

Silverbird Galleria

Silverbird GalleriaSilverbird Galleria
Silverbird Galleria is a modern galleria with entertainment package. It offers multiplex cinema screens with five cinema halls fitted with a large sitting capacity. Read more

Black Heritage Museum, Badagry

Badagry Black Heritage MuseumBadagry Black Heritage Museum
Black Heritage Museum preserves artifacts and records from the slave route that once ran through Badagry. In the early 1500’s, slaves were transported from West Africa to America through Badagry. Visiting the museum allows tourists to see a bleak past and learn more about Badagry. Read more

National Museum, Lagos

National Museum, LagosNational Museum, Lagos
Established in 1957, National Museum has great collections in archaeology, ethnography and traditional art. Located in Onikan, Lagos, National Museum displays contemporary arts and historical monuments. The main attractions at the museum are the galleries dedicated to brasses from Benin City, Nok Terracottas etc. Read more

Terra Kulture

Terra KultureTerra Kulture
Terra Kulture is a privately owned educational and recreational centre; a perfect place for the lovers of art, culture and everything African. Located in the Victoria Island area of Lagos City, Terra kulture has a mini library or information centre on Nigeria and Africa. Read more

Ikoyi Club Golf Course

Ikoyi Club Golf CourseIkoyi Club Golf Course
The Ikoyi Club Golf course is a par 71 course made up of 18 holes, totalling 5838 metres in length. Each hole is portrayed by unique features such as sand traps, fairway bunkers, water and huge trees. Read more

Lagos Bar Beach

Lagos Bar BeachLagos Bar Beach
This is the main beach on Victoria Island, along Ahmadu Bello Way and one of the more popular beaches in Lagos State. The beach runs from the Institute of Oceanography in the west to the Eko Hotel in the east. Read more

Eko Tourist Beach Resort

Eko Tourist Beach ResortEko Tourist Beach Resort
Eko Tourist Beach Resort is a privately-managed beach that provides fun seekers and picnickers an alternative to the hustle and bustle of conventional beaches in Lagos State. There is also the beach restaurant serving quality foods and drinks. Read more

Halem Seaside Resort

Halem Seaside ResortHalem Seaside Resort
This is a top Nigerian resort situated on an exclusive beach over-viewing the Atlantic ocean on the Lagos coastline. It is about 30 minutes boat cruise from Victoria Island. Read more

Takwa Bay Beach

Takwa Bay BeachTakwa Bay Beach
This is a sheltered and arguably the most popular beach in Lagos situated along Lagos harbour. The beach which is accessible by boat from Osborne Jetty, provides a pleasant outing with a relatively safe swimming conditions. Read more

Freedom Park

Freedom ParkFreedom Park
The new Freedom Park is located on the site of the colonial prison where prominent Nigerians had their jail terms during the colonial era. The park, which is now a peaceful place for individual and collective contemplation and interaction is open to public daily. Read more

Lacampagne Tropicana Beach Resort

Lacampagne Tropicana Beach ResortLacampagne Tropicana Beach Resort
This resort offers a unique blend of natural environments which include a fresh water lake, accessible mangrove forest, a savannah, extensive sandy beach and the warm Atlantic sea. Read more

Jhalobia Recreation Park & Gardens

Jhalobia Recreation Park & GardensJhalobia Recreation Park & Gardens
Jhalobia Recreation Park & Gardens is a carefully planned beautiful and unspoilt park and garden space that provides an ideal setting for superb white weddings, Islamic Nikai, Traditional marriage, registry or engagements. Read more

La Manga Luxury Beach Villas, Ilashe

La Manga Luxury Beach Villas, IlasheLa Manga Luxury Beach Villas, Ilashe
A little piece of paradise nested along the unspoiled Atlantic Ocean on the beautiful and alluring Island of Ilashe. It is surrounded by luscious and towering coconut palm trees and just 15 minutes boat ride from Ikoyi and Victoria Island. Read more

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Falomo Shopping Centre

An ultra-modern, multi-faceted shopping centre on Awolowo Road in Ikoyi has specialty shops for books, local fashion, banks, travel agencies and restaurants. There is a special area with outlets for arts and crafts, offering dresses made from local materials and a wide selection of works or arts, like paintings and sculptured objects. Contact: Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The Palms Shopping Centre

A shopping and entertainment mall situated on the Lekki road near Victoria Island, Lagos. It is the first and largest centre of its kind in Nigeria and is on par with similar shopping centres anywhere in the world, providing an international standard shopping and cinema experience to Lagos. Contact: Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki. Tel: +234-1-2714491-3; Fax: +234-1-2714495. Web: http://www.thepalmsshopping.com

Elpina Plaza

Specialises in hair and body care shops, toy shops, children clothes and shoe shops, large home appliances shops, men shirt shops, material shop, pharmacy supermarket and more. Contact: Elpina Plaza, Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-269-2842, 261-1390

Ruff “N” Tumble

Ruff n Tumble is Lagos’s prime children wear shop, with designs from top of the range designers. If you want your kid to make an impression, visit Ruff n Tumble. Has a few outlets in Lagos. Contact: 23A Isaac John street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-4932387

Century 21 Mall

Sports shops, office furniture shops, clothes shops, electrical and household appliances shops. Contact: 21st Century Mall, 14 Idowu Martins Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-2624624


Fairly comprehensive range of toiletries, cleaning items, tinned/dried/fresh and frozen foods and wines. Goodies are reasonably priced. Contact: 237 Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-267-0623, 262-5470

Park N Shop

Large supermarket, gift section, watches, electrical appliances, furniture, bed linen, office furniture, lightning etc. Contact: 47B Guru Plaza, Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-262-3091, +234-1-262-3295


The main activities centre of the Palms Shopping Mall is this South African supermarket with a well stocked selection of goods. Contact: The Palms Shopping Mall, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lekki, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-271-4481/2/3. Fax: +234-1-271-4484

Silverbird Galleria

Cinemas, coffee shop, chinese restaurant, arts shop, dress and accessories shops and more. Contact: 133 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-270-1413, 791-9900

Lafayette Shopping Mall

Children and adults clothing shops, African material shops, designer clothes and ladies underwear shops, shoes and bags shop, gift and card shops, computer shop, pharmacy, mobile phones shop etc. Contact: 1436 Sanusi Fafunwa Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. Tel: +234-1-545-0688; Fax: +234-1-545-0688

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