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Here Are Top 5 Interesting Places In Bauchi State You Would Like To Visit

The slogan of Bauchi State is 'the peal of tourism'. This is to say that Bauchi is the number one when it comes to tourism.

Below are some interesting places that would convince you that of a truth, Bauchi is indeed the peal of tourism.

1. Yankari National Park

Yankari National Park, also known as Yankari Game Reserve is a large wildlife park located in the south-central part of Bauchi State, in northeastern Nigeria.

It is one of most beautiful places in Bauchi State you would like to visit.

2. Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium

Abubarkar Tafawa Balewa Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Bauchi, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of the Wikki Tourists.

The stadium has a capacity of 11,000 people. The stadium has a wonderful architectural designs that made it one of the best in the federation.

3. Dukkey Wells

Dukkey Well is notable as having 139 wells, all of which have interconnecting shafts sank and are between 3-5 metres deep

Dukke wells is an amazing proof of the ingenuity of prehistoric human settlers in Bauchi. Consisting of 139 wells which are connected to each other by underground shafts, these wells were used as a water storage system by the setrlers

4. Tomb of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

The tomb of Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa; the first and only Prime Minister of Nigeria, is located in the city of Bauchi and was declared a national monument on August 29, 1979 by the military administrator of the state at the time, Brigadier Garba Duba.

The construction of the tomb and the building enclosing the grave began in 1977 and it was commissioned in July 1979. The tomb also includes a reference library and a mosque. This majestic site contains the remains of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the first Prime Minister of newly independent Nigeria decades ago.

If you want to know more about one and only Prime Minister of Nigeria, visit the tomb.

5. Emir of Bauchi Palace

The palace of Emir of Bauchi is one of the most beautiful places in Bauchi State. All traditional, cultural and religious festivals are mostly organized in the palace.

The magnificent edifice which is the residence of paramount ruler of Bauchi Emirates, stands at Unguwar Jaki Street, Bauchi.

These are some of the places in Bauchi you would like to visit. What do you think about these places? Share your opinions below.

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