West Africa - Nigeria (Chapter)
This is the Nigeria chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.
With its burgeoning technology industries and an exploding music and arts scene, Lagos is the face of modern Africa. But in the villages and towns you may still feel as if you're a lone explorer getting a glimpse of the raw edges of the world.
- learn about the traditional arts and ancient spiritual shrines in Oshogbo, the centre of Yoruba culture
- take in colonial history and cutting-edge conservation in the easygoing old river port, Calabar
- head into the real wilds to explore Gashaka-Gumti National Park, a newly reorganised mountain-meets-savannah national park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Nigeria, Nigeria Today, History, Culture, Food & Drink, Environment, Directory, Transport, Lagos, Southern Nigeria, Abeokuta, Ibadan, Oshogbo, Benin City, Calabar, Northern Nigeria, Abuja, Jos, Yankari National Park, Kano, Gashaka-Gumti National Park.
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