Lagos, in Nigeria, is a city of round and about 9,000,000 residents.
Lagos is located 1450 miles (2334 kilometers) east of Banjul - Gambia and about 330 miles (531 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Abuja.
Take advantage of the Lagos area’s reputation as a shopping hub. Find the perfect accessory, grab a bite to eat or just people-watch at one of the many quirky shops and boutiques. In Computer Village and Silverbird Galleria vendors offer a huge selection of fashion and lunch treats. There is more shopping fun at Palms Shopping Mall and Lagos City Mall.
When the weather is good, pack some sunscreen and head to some of the local beaches, such as Bar Beach and Kuramo Beach. These beautiful beaches are ideal for relaxing with friends and family, and simply watching the clouds slip by.
If you love golf, don’t miss out on visiting Ikoyi Golf Club, the best place to tee off on around Lagos. Rent a set of clubs from the pro shop, and try to beat the course average, then enjoy re-living your best moments with fellow golfers in the clubhouse bar.
To see the cultural side of Lagos, book tickets to the MUSON Centre, one of the area’s great live concert venues. The residents of Lagos love the arts, so check the guides to see what shows are scheduled during your stay here.
Set aside some time for the Nigerian National Museum, one of the most fascinating cultural destinations in Lagos. Enjoy the peace and quiet, ask the staff about the historical themes, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the echoes of the past.
The Synagogue Church Of all Nations and the First Baptist Church Abule Egba are the perfect places to finish your explorations into this fascinating city.