Tips On Travelling To Benin, Nigeria

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Benin is the capital of Edo State, located in the Southern Nigeria and is the centre of Nigeria's rubber industry.  Benin is also the capital of the ancient Benin Kingdom that was formed in the 13th century; the city has a population estimated to be around 1,147,188 people in 2006 census. It prides itself as a city where you can get the finest bronze casters in the whole of West Africa and houses some of the finest artifacts in the world. Currently, the city is one of the finest cities in Nigeria with its bustling commercial activities, economic and efficient transportation system and an ease of traffic congestion around the city.

Travel to Benin, Nigeria and experience life in its fullness. You can explore the beautiful tourist attraction centers, dine with the natives, enjoy the folklores about the ancient Benin and buy local fashion accessories like beads and ornament at an affordable price.

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Benin Attraction Centers

Make Benin, Nigeria your destination if you love relaxation, business, education, commerce and entertainment. There is the royal palace of the Oba of Benin, a UNESCO listed heritage site at the heart of the city. You can visit the Igun-Eronwon quarters that is famous for its brass and bronze casting industries. The street has the largest collection of bronze casters imaginable

The local markets like the Agbado market, Oba market, New Benin Market, Oliha market Ogiso market,Ikpoba hill market and many others would offer you so much to buy when you are here. The Emotun Status which is the a woman’s statue , clad in the traditional wrapper and a headgear associated with the Benin royalty proudly stands opposite the Oba market.

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You can visit the  Edegbake  and Oghodhoghodo Caves, which are prehistoric . If you love fishing, you can fish at the slow flowing streams that run through the Edegbake stream. It is also a perfect location for excursions and picnic.

There is a giant footprint of Ukhuse Oke that is located in a sacred grove. These are distinct footprints of a prehistoric giant that is embedded on the flat granite rocks. For lovers of gardens, there is the Ogba Zoological Garden that was established in 1915, which exhibits trees for the scientific and educational interest and value.

Benin Airport

Benin Airport is the only airport that serves tourists and the natives. 

Car Rental

There are lots of car rental services in Benin, Nigeria. These car rental services have different vehicles that would suit your moving around the Benin City. As soon as you arrive in Benin, these rentals can make your visit smooth and easy.

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Best Time To Visit Benin, Nigeria

Benin, Nigeria is always a fun city around time of the year. This is the reason why you can see thousands of tourists around the world making the city their home during holidays and busy days. The festive period which is around December can be the best time to visit for those who would love to experience the cultural heritage of the people in full display. There is no dull moment in Benin City and Travelstart makes it more fun for you during your visit.





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