ABUJA, NOT JUST THE SEAT OF POWER

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Abuja is not just Nigeria’s seat of power. It is also a haven for entertainment and glitz where political heavyweights, residents and visitors in the city are regularly searching for a place to have fun. The problem is discovering these spots of entertainment. As always, Jumia Travel.com, Africa’s Number 1 Hotel Booking Portal is here to help you out to identify some of these places!

IBB INTERNATIONAL GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB

The IBB Golf and Country club is a place that is not only meant for golf lovers alone but also for hikers, travellers, business partners and other fun seekers. The atmosphere is serene. You can sit, take few drinks with a friend and if you fancy golf, you can take a swing. It is also a nice dwelling to have a picnic or birthday party where you can appreciate the lush green land scape of the course. There is also a court to play tennis. It is located at Udi Street, off Aso Drive, Abuja, Nigeria.

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CEDDI PLAZA SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT

This is a ubiquitous centre for shopping, business, entertainment and free air. It is just a question of what do you want? Anything you want from cafes, restaurants, laundry services, gift shops, ATMs and banking, photo studio, health and beauty shop, cinema among many other shops are readily available at affordable prices. Find Ceddi Plaza at 264 Tafawa Balewa Way, Central Business area Abuja.

CEddi Plaza

NATIONAL CHILDREN’S PARK AND ZOO

Children are not isolated from what Abuja has got to offer fun seekers. The National Children’s Park and zoo is situated at the Asokoro district behind Nigeria’s Presidential home. Children and their handlers and perhaps animal lovers have the opportunity of seeing wild and domestic animals such as camel, cheetah, crocodile, zebra, monkey, donkey and many others. There are restaurants where visitors can patronize.

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ABUJA ART AND CRAFT VILLAGE

The centre is located at Maitaima. It is a stone throw from Sheraton Hotel. It would really be a worthwhile adventure if you visit the village especially if you a looking a very traditional and indigenous gift. At the village, you can purchase art materials, Adire, sculpture, bracelet, calabash etc. It is a hub for local arts and crafts.

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ZUMA ROCK

On Nigeria’s N100 currency, the Zuma can be clearly seen. It is one of the poster landscape of Abuja. The landscape is a must-visit when in Abuja. Surprisingly, 725 meters tall monolith is not located in Abuja but in Niger state. But, this has not stopped many tour lovers from visiting Niger state which not far away from the Federal Capital Territory to appreciate the imposing structure of the rock. There are relaxation spots for you to pamper yourself.


Zuma rock

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