Nigeria is a very beautiful country with so many beautiful cities. It enjoys good climatic conditions in some parts, and is blessed with an environment that is devoid of natural disasters.
What follows below is my list of the 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria. Attached are random beautiful pictures of these cities so you can get an idea of what these beautiful Nigerian cities look like.
So if you are contemplating visiting any Nigerian city or are just curious to know which cities are the most beautiful cities in Nigeria, you just might find this useful. In no particular order, I present to you the 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria.
Apart from being a commercial hub, Lagos is also one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria. The city has beautiful office structures and hotels. Lagos is no doubt a centre of excellence in fun and relaxation in Nigeria.
Night view in Lagos is exceptional. The city’s huge number of Night clubs keep it shining till dawn. Lagos can also be seen as the liveliest city in Nigeria.
If you have not visited Abuja, then you are yet to see the real beauty of Nigeria. The road network in Abuja is excellent. Abuja is naturally and beautifully endowed.
Abuja is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria if not the most beautiful city in Nigeria. It is the most developed and the most organized.
Abuja has lots of recreation centres, five star hotels and world class shopping malls.
Calabar is not just one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria but also one of the most peaceful. The security in the city is tight.
The city is also a popular choice for tourists as it has some of the country’s finest landscape and nature. The colourful Calabar carnival is probably the biggest carnival in Nigeria.
Calabar is the capital of Cross River state in the South-South region of Nigeria.
Uyo is the capital of Akwa-Ibom state. The road network in Uyo is well planned with no visible potholes and there are solar panels to power the street lights at night.
Uyo is one of the most beautiful cities in Nigeria because it is blessed with scenic attractions, nice infrastructures and a secured environment to live in.
Uyo is also a home to a multi-billion naira ultra-modern stadium, the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium which now mostly hosts the Super Eagle of Nigeria during both their friendly and competitive matches.
The City of Enugu has the same name with the state and is also the state capital.
Enugu is dominated by the Igbo speaking people.
The development of the city has not been stagnant with beautiful structures and nice topography.
Enugu is the most beautiful city in Igbo land with a great and exciting social life.
The city and road network is well planned.
Security, Serenity and Luxury describe the lifestyle of residents in Enugu.
6. Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt is the capital of Rivers state, a South-South state of Nigeria.
Port Harcourt is also known as the garden city.
For those with the love of aqua life and water fronts, then Port Harcourt is a right destination because it is a coastal city that has scenic shorelines.
Port Harcourt is not only one of the most beautiful Nigerian cities but also one of the wealthiest because it is a home for many multinational companies in the oil and gas industry.
Warri is the biggest city in Delta state despite not being the state capital.
Warri is also a hub for business activities in the state.
You can drive around the city without encountering any pothole as the road network of the city is top notch.
Warri is popularly called the oil city. It is home to many companies and industries that deal with products from crude oil.
Kaduna is the capital of Kaduna state in North-west Nigeria.
Kaduna is the most beautiful city in the north after Abuja.
The city is the home to Kajuru Castle, a castle built in the same manner as the European castles. Kajuru is a tourist attraction in Nigeria, and has been described as Africa’s best-kept secret.
The city of Kaduna is also relatively a peaceful city.
Kaduna is one of the most beautiful Nigerian cities because of its beautiful public infrastructures and a not so harsh climate.
Akure is the capital city of Ondo state in the South Western part of Nigeria.
Akure makes it to the list of 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria because it is home to various natural attractions.
Akure is known as a Millennium City. Some of the major assets of Akure include immense fertile plains great for cocoa farming, rocky and beautiful landscape, a deep sea port and several tertiary institutions.
The city of Jos is the capital of Plateau state. It is known as the City of Captivating Landscape and natural beauty.
Jos completes the list of my 10 most beautiful cities in Nigeria because it boasts of a number of of beautiful tourist attractions that include two museums, a game reserve, breathtaking waterfalls, a wildlife park, striking hills and rocks and many more.
Jos is a nice place to stay with family courtesy of a very clement weather. The city was also one of the most peaceful cities in Nigeria until recently when fatal communal clashes became regular.