Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities In Nigeria

In Nigeria, there are some of the beautiful cities, great tourism and sights to behold. These cities are also the most beautiful in Africa.

When visiting the beautiful country called Nigeria, make out time to visit some of these places to both relax, enjoy nature. Also you can take beautiful photos of these locations, spend some time there.

Some of these cities are located mostly in state capitals and are spread across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

In this article, and after much travel and research, we give you the top 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria.

Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria is definitely the most planned and organized city in Nigeria and Africa. It is well-developed and full of tourist centres. It was named the Federal Capital Territory in December 1991, however, this city’s planning and building started way back 40 years ago.


There is a well orgnised road network, great sites, lots of infractructure coupled with vast array of five-star hotels. There are also international shopping sites in case you want to go for shopping. A lot of money and investment have gone to make Abuja one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria and Africa.

Some of the tourist areas include the famous Zuma Rock, Aso Rock, the National stadiums and Mosque, there are also cultural centres and cinemas etc.


Lagos is a city in Nigeria with the most population. It is a well-developed, and popular metropolitan area with lots of tourist areas. It was previously the Lagos State capital and the capital of Nigeria before it was moved to Abuja in 1976.

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This is a city that plays many foreigners daily from different countries of the world, hence it is well developed and made attractive for visitors. However this is a well-populated area and the largest city in Africa with a beehive of people and activities, lots of traffic.

This is a city of commerce fun and relaxation and the financial center in Nigeria. There are places like the Lekki beach, Bar beach, many hotels and recreation centers, carnival for you to visit.


Calabar, is definitely one of the nicest and most beautiful places to be in Nigeria both for relaxation, fun, sightseeing and many more.

There are places like Tinapa Resort, the Calabar Cultural Center, Obudu Cattle Ranch, the famous Calabar carnival and lots more. It is also known as one of the cleanest places in Nigeria. Make out time to visit this beautiful city.

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Enugu the coal city state is a beautifully planned architectural city with lots of beautiful centers, and social places for relaxation.

There are places like the Eziagu tourism complex, Iva valley coal mine Ngwo Pine forest, Ani Ozalla Lake, Awhum waterfall for you.

In Enugu, the night life is very attractive and lots of five-star hotels for relaxation and fun. It is famously known as 042. There are many shopping centers and mall for you.


Port Harcourt is the Garden City, a place of oil. It is the capital of Rivers State. Thanks to the large fortunes generated from oil, this city has been transformed to a beautiful city.

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It is a city with lots of five-star hotels, seaports and recreational centers. There are lots of entertainment activities, events and night lives. Visit the Garden City any time of the year and be happy you did.


We are speaking about one of the finest cities in Nigeria and the capital of Akwa Ibom State. It was created way back in 1987. It is marjorly unique for its excellent road network, lots of luxury hotels, relaxation centers and excellent night life in this city named the “Land of Promise”.

Also some tourist places include the Lord Lugard’s Residence, National Museum, Ibom Tropicana Entertainment Center among other beautiful tourist sites.


In the eastern part of Nigeria is a unique and beautiful city called Owerri. It boast of excellent places like Oguta Lake, Mbari Cultural Centre, and Oguta Lake Holiday Resort, Edemili Lake.

As the capital of Imo state, it is the best city for enjoyment and one with the highest number of hotels. Also the city is beautiful with good night life and lighting. The landscape is well laid out and the structures are an embellishment to attractive natural elements.


This is the most beautiful city in the Northern part of Nigeria unique for Kajuru Castle, a tourist center built like European castles. Others include Matsirga Waterfalls, the Emir’s Palace and the Amalgamation House; Lord Lugard’s Residence.

It is also the third largest city in Nigeria, unique for its culture. There in Kaduna, you will see scattered short trees and lots of vegetation. There are hotels and recreational centers, airports, shopping malls and restaurants for you.

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9 Warri

Located in Delta state, the Warri city is a very fine city located in the Southern part of the country. It is unique for its tourist centers, recreational centers, beaches, museums and shopping malls. There is also a zoo, sporting stadium and various five-star hotels.


Akure, the capital city of Ondo is a very beautiful city with lots of tourist centers like , Owo Museum, Olumirin Waterfalls, Ebomi Lake and Oke Marie Hills among others and Idanre Hills.

It is located in the South-Western part of Nigeria. It became the Millennium city in 2006. There are also important places like several federal universities (Federal University of Technology Akure), rocks and beautiful landscapes with rich farm lands.

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