In this article, we’ll look at the 6 things to do this Valentine In Abuja.
Abuja, a purpose-built capital city, is the second of the ten most populous cities in Nigeria after Lagos, with a population of about 6 million people as estimated in 2016.
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria and is located right in its heart. The city was built in the 1980’s and became Nigeria’s official capital on the 12th of December, 1991. Although a metropolitan area, the city can be rather uninteresting and lonely sometimes. However, if you’re popping into Abuja sometime soon or perhaps you even live there, there are numerous fun places to go and exciting activities to catch up on.
Hang out at Magicland Amusement Park
Formerly referred to as Wonderland park, the Magicland amusement park is a place to go to with family and friends for a great time. Think Restaurants, leisure gardens, games and rides for various ages, all in one place. It guarantees a fun day for kids and adults all at once. For all this fun and security, you pay a gate fee of N300 only and the park is always open to the public.
The Mediterranean Hotel
This is a nice place for anyone who desires crazy undiluted fun. The restaurants are pleasant and the nightclub has one of Abuja’s best sound systems accompanied by an atmosphere filled with youthful vibrancy. The hotel does a great outdoor BBQ on weekends and its pool bar has great drinks.
Visit Pedam Lake
Lake lies behind the presidential Villa, sprawling towards Nassarawa state. For lovers of great adventure, this is your go-to spot. It is not well developed for tourism, but it is a great place to unwind. Pedam Lake is one of the few places many people living in Abuja haven’t discovered yet and it is surprisingly massive.
The Hilton pool, gym, and Fulani Bar
The Hilton hotel is one of the largest in Africa with about 670 rooms. It has both a standard pool and kiddies pool. The hotel has a gym, squash courts, tennis, and volleyball. The Fulani bar has passable food and poolside service, a festive atmosphere and is perfect to visit on Sunday evenings.
Visit Eagle square
If you’re one for national history then Eagle Square is certainly for you. It was constructed in 1999 to serve as the platform for the official take-off of the 4th Republic of the Federation of Nigeria and has since been the venue for Swearing-in ceremonies, political rallies/programmes, religious crusades/rallies, and event musical concerts and shows. It has a huge car park that can hold at least 500 vehicles.
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