TOURISM Travel TOP 7 AMAZING FUN SPOTS IN IBADAN YOU SHOULD VISIT THE NEXT TIME YOU’RE THERE By Admin Posted on 2 weeks ago 6 min read 0 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Let's discover what Ibadan has to offer with these fantastic activities, from a visit to the wildlife center to an awesome family picnic or vacation. Let's discover what Ibadan has to offer with these fantastic activities, from a visit to the wildlife center to an awesome family picnic or vacation. By Adeniyi Onaara Let’s discover what Ibadan has to offer with these fantastic activities, from a visit to the wildlife center to an awesome family picnic or vacation. There are plenty of enjoyable things to do in a large and beautiful city like Ibadan. In the midst of life’s hurry and bustle, it’s sometimes beneficial and important to take a break, go sightseeing, and do some enjoyable things. When it comes to enjoyable locations to visit in the city, everyone has a place to suit his or her curiosity. Ibadan, like Lagos, Abuja, and other enjoyable towns in the country, is full of a lot of moods. I mean, being Nigeria’s largest city, It is only natural that it should hold more than people, empty spaces, and lands. There’s just so much more to the world than a city made up of mud huts and crumbling roofs. So, let’s go find them. Ibadan has it all, from tourist attractions to parks, picnics, and wildlife viewing. Let’s have a look at some of the exciting sites to visit while in Ibadan. COCOA HOUSE The Cocoa House, erected by the late Obafemi Awolowo in the 1960s, is one of West Africa’s tallest structures. Built using the earnings from the sale of cocoa for export. As a result, the Cocoa House was born. It is the first skyscraper to be constructed in Africa. LATITUDE CAFÉ AND LOUNGE Somewhen the Ventura Mall, Samonda, Ibadan is Latitude Café and Lounge. Totally awesome for music lovers. You know why? Karaoke is why. So yeah, come in with your friends, family and squad just to have a nice time at this lounge. IBADAN CITY MALL The largest Shoprite in Nigeria is located in Ibadan City Mall. So, not only can you buy in this magnificent structure, but you can also famz it by taking pictures and uploading them to your Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and other social media accounts. Isn’t it fascinating? FILMHOUSE CINEMAS After a hectic and exhausting day, you can head to the theater, grab a bag of popcorn and a bottle of your favorite drink, and enjoy blockbusters anytime right before you head home, and, of course, the Filmhouse cinemas are one place to do it. BOWER’S TOWER Brower’s tower stands about 60 feet tall on the hilltop of Oke Are in Ibadan’s Igbo Agala (Agala woodland). Standing on the city’s highest hilltop, which has about 47 spiral staircases, it provides a view of some parts of the city, including University College Hospital (UCH), University of Ibadan, Cocoa House, Dugbe Market, Agodi Gardens, Iwo Road, Ife Road, Olorunsogo, and the defunct Lagos/Ibadan Toll Gate. It’s a tall tower to scale. So, you see, the city not only has a fair number of intriguing enjoyable places to visit, but it also has a good number of historic sites. That’s fascinating. So, the next time you’re in town, don the cloak of fun as you explore the city’s splendor and have a good time. AGODI GARDENS Agodi park and gardens are located on Parliament Road and attract hundreds of visitors every day. It contains a wide park with lovely flowers, a lake for boating, a swimming pool, a restaurant, children’s play areas, and a tiny zoo. It’s a great location to be. ZOO AT THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN The University of Ibadan Zoo, undoubtedly the best in the country, was recently promoted to world class status. The zoo boasts a diverse selection of species and is an excellent location for taking selfies for your social media followers to admire.