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5 hidden secrets only Lagos knows about

5 hidden secrets only Lagos knows about

Lagos is the place millions call home, and it also has plenty of secrets hidden away when you know where to look. The problem is that sometimes the locals won’t be around to ask, and you’ll be left with generic articles that push you to the same old places.

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That’s why we decided to do things a little differently by introducing you to those stunning local secrets you’ve been looking for the moment you start reading. All it takes is a couple of minutes and you’ll have more ideas for experiences than you’ll know what to do with. Let’s get this started!

The Jaekel House will blow your mind as it offers a window into history

If you love your history then this is the first port of call for some sightseeing and photos that you will treasure for years and years. The atmosphere and the architecture takes you right back to the olden days in a way that’s hard to put into words. In fact, the only way to truly appreciate everything it has to offer is to go there in person and see it for yourself. It’s not often something has us lost for words; this might be a first!

Epe Mangrove is a boat journey unlike any other

For those of you who love to get back in touch with nature and see what it has to offer in different corners of the world, look no further. The rich wildlife and incredible setting come together to introduce you to something that will blow your mind. Fill a boat with family and friends, listen to the knowledgeable guides, and let your mind wander as you take in the sights of the mangroves.

Victoria Island is perfect when you want to spend a little

When it’s time to enjoy some glamor and take a few educated risks, is there anything better than a harmless little wager? The locals don’t think so, which is why they’re always on hand to set you a challenge or give you a game of just about anything you can think of. Just make sure you know how to gamble safely before you walk through the door of your chosen destination. That way you’ll be able to have fun on the night and on the rest of your trip too.

Tarkwa Bay is the perfect place to unwind at sunset

Now that you’re getting towards the end of your trip, you’re going to want to take it a little bit easier from time to time. Heading over to the stunning Tarkwa Bay is a great way to unwind and enjoy a sunset that’s so vivid and pure you’ll wonder how you lived so long without having the pleasure of basking in it.

Ebute-Metta has to be seen to be believed

And last but not least, you simply cannot afford to miss this. If you’re someone who wants photos to show off on social media and to adorn your walls at home, the stunning sight that is Ebute-Metta simply cannot be missed. The way in which the three harbors combine with local markets and waterways allows you to get a sense of the scale of the city. Explore the more accessible parts and you’ll be ready to come back all over again for years to come.  

There’s only one city which can offer all this, so why not start thinking about how you can fit everything into your next trip? Once you do, you’ll never stop finding things that catch your eye and capture your imagination.