Enugu city, also known as the coal city, is the capital of Enugu State. It is a tranquil place with a remarkable hilly landscape that makes city tours fun. The city is the birthplace of some notable Nigerian artists like Sonny Okosun, Flavour, Tu Face Idibia, and Phyno, amongst others. Even Nollywood directors often come to Enugu to shoot scenes of their movies because of its beauty.
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This naturally endowed city with huge tourism potential, is perfect for eco-tourists, adventurers, and anyone looking for a nice place to relax in.
Below are some attractions in this city:
1. Nike Lake Resort
Just at the banks of Nike Lake, this resort is a great place to lodge or relax. It has lots of rooms in its hotel accommodation, benches to sit outside and enjoy the view, a tranquil environment, a beautiful landscape and sporting facilities like a tennis court and a swimming pool. At night, this place is dazzling.
2. National Museum of Unity
Enugu town has something to offer history buffs too. This is a sure place to visit for the history of Nigeria, not yet documented on the internet. Artefacts from the stone age, post-colonial, and civil war era can be found within these walls.
3. Milliken Hills
A trip to Enugu is not complete without a hike up a hill. From Milliken Hills you can get to see the Iva Valley below and an overview of the city. The panoramic view is worth the hike.
4. Magic Garden
This recreational centre is perfect for kids. It’s got bouncy castles, seesaws, a restaurant, swimming pool, and plays host to events. You can find it in the heart of the city.
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5. Bona Gallery
Interested in art? Then check out Bona Gallery. It is filled with sculptures, paintings and lots of other types of exciting artworks. If the gallery allows taking of personal photographs with the art, that would make a pretty souvenir for your time there.
6. Enugu Golf Course
There is a beauty and serenity that comes with being on a golf course, especially if you know how to play the game. This golf course has played to both local and international tournaments. It has a clubhouse where you can get a drink and relax with good company if you are not visiting alone. It is a picturesque place to be.
7. Akwuke-Atakwu Beach
If frolicking in the sand on a hot day is your thing, then visiting this beach is just perfect. It’s not a typical beach but rather a wide stretch of sand that borders a flowing shallow stream. Here, visitors enjoy having picnics and taking photos.
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