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9 Amazing Funspots in Ibadan

Ibadan, running splash of rust 
and gold-flung and scattered
 among seven hills like 
broken china in the sun. 
J.P. Clark

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Once the largest city in West Africa, Ibadan ranks next to Lagos in population. This town blends old world charm and modern attractions to give you a quaint relaxing atmosphere. Situated in south-western Nigeria, it is the Oyo State capital.
Many refer to the city of Ibadan as a “dead town”, meaning it is completely and utterly boring which is totally untrue as it is as much fun as other cities like; Lagos or Abuja.

Every once in a while, we need to find some time to unwind and have some fun, enjoy this big thing called “Life” in the best way possible. Nigeria is a blessed country, recession aside; with big and beautiful cities for the most amazing night lives and weekend cruise. If you have been thinking lately

Every once in a while, we need to find some time to unwind and have some fun, enjoy this big thing called “Life” in the best way possible. Nigeria is a blessed country, recession aside; with big and beautiful cities for the most amazing night lives and weekend cruise.
If you have been thinking lately of exactly where in Nigeria to have a mad time, do some amazing things, and take cool pictures, then Ibadan should be your next stop for something that should seem like the “Perfect Getaway”.  Ibadan is proudly one of the largest citiies in Africa, a good place to explore and take a tour, because is life is worth one of many wild adventures.
Now, Welcome To Ibadan, Here are 9 places to visit and Fun things to do in this large city.
KARAOKE NIGHT- Latitude Café and Lounge
Music, the food or our soul and spirit. Nothing engages our senses like music, Ibadan is a great place to hang out at Bars just for the fun of it, it takes a mouth to sing, not a musician, so do some Karaoke with your squad the next time you step out in Ibadan, the feeling is ecstatic. Ibadan has lots of Bars and places to choose from, the Latitude Café and Lounge is one of them, at the Ventura Mall, Samonda, Ibadan.
karaoke in Ibadan
Latitude Café and Lounge

Ibadan City Mall
The Mall! Ibadan City Mall is the biggest Shoprite in Nigeria, somewhere Ikeja and almost all the Malls in Lagos have nothing on. asides taking Instagram worthy pictures, there’s so much to do for fun in the Mall.
Ibadan City Mall
 Ibadan City Mall
The University Of Ibadan Zoo
Its amazing to visit Zoos, at least, you get to be thankful for being a Human instead. Take selfies with an Ape and have a rich gallery to share and remember. As long as you don’t famz too much, animals sure eat people by the way. But a Zoo is worth it.
Ibadan
Filmhouse Cinemas
Seeing a Movie at the cinema is one of the many ways to have fun anywhere, Filmhouse happens to be one of the known cinemas in Ibadan. Grab a box of popcorn and enjoy blockbusters anytime, the feeling is mind-blowing.
Filmhouse Ibadan
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Amala Joint
If you think Amala in Lagos is heavenly, then you want to try one of the Amala Joints in Ibadan, there’s a record of people biting off their fingers after one plate and they still flock the joints for more. Arrive the city with an empty stomach, the Amala joints have got you.
Ibadan


Agodi Gardens and Leisure Park
This is for the man who cares for a tour, the Park is a tourist site and meets practically every need, from restaurants to Water Parks and even a Zoo. This could pass for a one-size-fits-all destination.
Ibadan


.      IITA Forest Reserve
This is a breath-taking tourist attraction in Ibadan, from wild to warm, the experience is everything. With the rainforest having a sporting facilities like a 9-hole golf course, badminton court, swimming pool, football pitch, and a lawn tennis court among others, revive your sporty lifestyle all over again.
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iita-forest-reserve

Fun Factory
Located in Oshuntokun avenue in old Bodija, is a recreational facility that is so much fun! Fun factory is a family friendly spot that offers creative and exciting games for children. You can also have special events like birthdays and family hangouts.
fun factory

Bower’s Tower
The over 60 feet tall tower is on the hill top of Oke Are in Igbo Agala (Agala forest) area of Ibadan. It is the highest hilltop in the city and it has about 47 spiral staircases.The tower gives a panoramic view of all the important places in the ancient city. One can see a bird ’ s eye view of the University College Hospital (UCH), University of Ibadan, Cocoa House , Dugbe Market , Agodi Gardens , Iwo Road, Ife Road, Olorunsogo and the defunct Lagos/ Ibadan Toll Gate . Other far- flung places like Adamasingba , Felele, and many more become visible. Some of these places are far away but standing atop the tower gives one a bird’s eye view of them.
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Without a doubt, Ibadan is a town ripe with culture and rich history and no one should ever miss out on the fun this city provides.
With all these listed, your next stop at Ibadan would be an amazing experience, the city is the Paris of Africa.
Have Fun!

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