Have you ever wanted to visit Oyo state for a fun time with your niece but had no idea where to go? Or do you live in Oyo state and want to take your niece to beautiful places for an amazing time? Then check out my list of 13 Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State Nigeria.
Tourism with our loved ones is one way of making happy memories with people we love but we cannot make this memory if we are at a loss for where to go. I recommend Oyo state with its capital city as Ibadan.
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13 Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State Nigeria
There are a lot of fun places You can take Your Niece to in Oyo State and You will get to know some of them here.
1. Mapo Hall
The hall was built during colonial times and it is situated on the famous Mapo hills in Ibadan. The hall overlooks the city and is still standing to this day.
2. Odua Museum
Located in Cocoa house in the city of Ibadan, the museum is also known as the hall of fame. There are tons of historical and cultural artefacts in the museum gallery. Do ensure to check out this place with your niece.
3. IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan is One of the Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State
The forest reserve is for both entertainment and educational purposes. It has a wide range of animals and serves as a training institute for students. Visitors are allowed to camp, go on hikes in the botanical garden and also have picnics.
4. Amala Skye
When you find yourself hungry or you just want to try out different dishes with your niece, then here is your spot.
5. Iyake Lake
A perfect getaway for a picnic or just for relaxing, then visit the Iyake lake with your niece. The atmosphere is so calm and serene that you will find comfort there You guys can also watch the sunset behind the Oke-Ado mountain.
6. Bowers Tower is Among the Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State
This tower was built in honour of a Matriarch sent by the British, Captain Bowers to end the battles among the various tribes in the Yoruba kingdom. The tower dates back to 1920 and still stands tall.
The irefin palace has a lot of rooms for different purposes and it is one of the state’s historical landmarks. The Irefin people were a warrior clan who settled in the area where the palace was built.
This mountain is located in the Ado-Awaye region and is one of the state’s finest tourist centres. You can hike with your niece along its paths or just take a lovely walk.
9. Trans Amusement Park is One of the Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State
Also called Trans wonderland or Nigeria Disney world, the park is located in Ibadan. You can go on fun wheels and rides with your niece in the park. Also, there is a place you can get amazing treats or you can just relax on the lawn.
10. Oke-Ibadan Hill
The hill was formerly called Eleyele hill, and the people of Ibadan hold much reverence towards the hill. The Hill was said to house the deity, ‘Oke-Ibadan’ which protected the people during the war.
One of the biggest shopping malls in the city of Ibadan, you can go window shopping, or see a movie with your niece here.
12. Old Oyo National Park is Among the Fun Places to Take Your Niece in Oyo State
The park used to have two reserves but was later joined into a game reserve and then into a national park. You can see different animals in the park and also different species of fish and birds.
13. Agodi Gardens
The garden is located at the foot of the Mokola hills and you can have lots of fun there. It has a swimming area and boats, also you can decide to have a picnic there. The garden also holds a water park as well as a mini zoo.
Oyo state has lots of great tour centres that you can visit with your niece and these are some of them. Having seen some places you can visit, pack your bags and take your niece on this fun trip.
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