Easter Celebration… relaxation places for fun-seekers
Regardless of the economic situation of the country, few Nigerians may still visit places to celebrate the Easter season while many might just stay back at home with their family and celebrate the season. However, it is certain that fun-seekers and revellers would have the best of moment at various tourist sites in the country during this season. Here are some places to visit and celebrate the season.
Lovers of picnic on the beach may like to visit various beaches around them. For Lagos residents, the likes of Eleko beach, bar-beach, Suntan Beach, Akodo, Badagry beach and other beaches might just be the best place to go.
Interestingly, managers of various beaches visited by The Guardian had begun their general renovations and decoration with a view to host many Nigerians across the 36 States. They have equally lined up many activities for different fun-seekers.
At this Easter break; various Amusement parks may be the choice destination for many fun-seekers as they celebrate the season. Nigerians across the federation may visit various Amusement parks in their states. And for Lagos residents, all thanks to Lagos State government who recently gave a face-lift to some amusement parks in Lagos State. Apapa Amusement park is now in good shape to host many fun-seekers during this Easter period.
For lovers of cinemas, seeing a movie at any Cinemas, near to their resident might not be a bad idea after the lunch. Silverbird Cinemas, Ozone Cinemas, Lagos mainland, Filmhouse Cinemas, Apapa, Lagos, Nollywood Cinemas, Eti Osa, Lagos, and others.
For Port Harcourt residents, Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, 5 Cinema 9ja, Genesis Delux Cinema, Silverbird Cinemas, Icinema and others are there to show their desire movies. Ibadan residents may visit Odion Cinemas, Electro-Inspire Book Store and Cinema, the Ventura Mall and others might just be their choice. Enugu residents might just visit Genesis Deluxe Cinemas, God’s Creative Theatre production. While Kano residents might visit Filmhouse Cinemas, Zoo road, Kano.
In every States of the federation, there must be cinemas for lovers of movies.
Visiting shopping Malls is fast becoming a routine thing for many Nigerians, yet, there may be more traffic to these malls during this season. Here are names of Malls that could be visited during the Easter season.
Ado Bayero Mall, Kano, Ikeja Shopping mall, Lekki Penisula mall, Lagos; Capital mall, Abuja; Portharcourt mall, Port Harcourt; Benin City mall, Benin city, Ibadan mall, Ibadan, Abia mall, Umuahia; Polo park mall, Enugu, Kwara mall, Ilorin; Palm shopping mall, Lagos; Delta city mall; Onitsha mall, Onitsha and others
Scenario Amusement park, Abuja International Horticultural garden, Samkol Garden, Dy Entertainment Naija, Orbit gardens and park, Wuse II, Abuja; Total fun Plannet and resort International, Ibadan, Land of Xtreme, Delta State, Emrald Amusement park, Abeokuta, Badagry Recreational park and other parks are good places to visit during this Easter period.
Many of these parks have lined up various activities from which its visitors could choose from for them to enjoy their stay and money while there during the break.
Mountain and Resorts
Mountain and Resorts are beautiful places to experience nature in the real sense during this Easter season. Nigerians and tourists may catch fun in these sites during this season:
Obudu Mountain Resort, Cross River State; Erin-Ijesha Water falls in Osun State, Idanre Hills, Natural Springs at Yankari’s games reserve, Bauchi; Ikogosi Warm Spring Resort in Ekiti State, Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, Ogun State and others.
Cultural Centers and Museum
A visit to Cultural centres and Museums during Easter could also make the season a memorable one.
Mbari Cultural Centre
Situated at Ikenegbu in central Owerri, Mbari, Owerri, Mbari cultural centre is a traditional arts and crafts center retained by the Imo State council for Arts and Culture.
National War Museum Umuahia
National War Museum Amafor Isingwu Umuahia is a museum set up to exhibit relics used during Nigeria’s Civil war of 1967. The museum has the largest collection of the Nigerian civil war weapons that are no longer in used. The weapons are from both the Nigerian military and the defunct Biafra. It is a perfect way to gain firsthand knowledge of the civil war, a huge part of Nigeria’s history. It is certainly a place to go.
The Ogbunike Cave is a major tourist site in Eastern Nigeria situated in a valley behind the Ogba Hills, Anambra State. A UNESCO heritage site, the cave consists of a network of sandstone chambers and tunnels, and is regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest geographical masterpiece.
Mungo Park House
Mungo Park House, also known as National Museum, Asaba is tucked behind the Delta State High Court and the state Library Board complex along Nnebisi Road, Asaba, Delta State Nigeria.
Awhum Waterfall & Cave
Located at Amaugwe village of Awhum town in Udi local government area. Awhum waterfall and Cave is as a popular tourist site in Enugu, Nigeria. A result of a titanic outcrop of granite rock with water tumbling from the top to form a stream, the waterfall is beautiful at any time of the year. While a section of the waterfall is always warm through the season, the water is said to be therapeutic (healing power) and capable of vanquishing evil forces, wherever it’s sprinkled.
National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos
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.
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