Each trip to Lagos is an inexhaustible source of emotion and dizziness for the traveler wanting to experience one of the brashest African cities. Built on the banks of the Gulf of Guinea, this former Portuguese trading post surprises with the energy that emanates from its various neighborhoods.
A city of superlatives, its vastness is strangely bewitching, making a staccato rhythm beat in the heart of its visitors. Just strolling around the city's intense avenues turns out to be an experience in itself. Fascinatingly lively, Lagos is a perpetually pulsating throb, a performance that sings about the Nigeria's uniqueness; the country where a whole continent is brought together ...
This is the city of Lagos: a hectic and earthy combination of all of African's cultures, undulating in a mixture of juju, reggae and Afrobeat. In the maelstrom of its cultural heritage whose authenticity looks on spontaneity with scorn, the Nigerian story has a frenzied pace to which only Lagos holds the secret.
The country's unofficial capital, it displays its diversity on the walls of the National Museum of Nigeria, where fascinating national treasures are exhibited. Whether it's the Yoruba masks or the Nupe sculptures, this call to the immemorial ages of West Africa brings the visitor close to the tribal roots of the country and the city. With minimalistic mysticism and vibrancy, these works of ethnic art emit a universality that's both tangible and refined, a past shared by all mankind. More modern but equally mesmerizing with the clash of cultures that it represents, the Ikeja Mall will provide a sophisticated break to those who love an afternoon of shopping.