Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria, it was created in 1976, it borders Lagos State to the south, Oyo and Osun states to the north, Ondo to the east and the Republic of Benin to the west, while Abeokuta is the capital and largest city in the state.
In this article, we will be talking about beautiful places to visit in Ogun State that, has remained unknown to many Nigerians, while other cities and towns in the State are Iwopin in Ogun Waterside Local Government, Ijebu Ode, Ijebu Imusin, Sagamu, Ijebu Igbo, Ogere Remo, Iperu, Ilishan, Ikenne, Odogbolu, Ilaro, Ayetoro, Agbado, Akute and Ota area of the state.
Iwopin Town in Ogun Waterside Local Government of Ogun State is a place inhabited by fishermen, which lies in the outskirts of Ogun State, while the town is a very peaceful place which most people living out there are very warm and welcoming.
At Iwopin, there is a festival called Iwopin Boat Regatta simply identified as Okoshi, where tourists can go out for exploration and holidays but, most people overlook the other places where they can visit for wonderful adventurous time. The fun which lies, in other rural areas of the town like beautiful Iwopin waterway and it was memorable experience. There are types of fishes at Iwopin town which including crabs, crayfish, and other aquatic delicacies.
African Drums Festival in Ogun State was organised by the Ogun State Government, to reinvent skills in drumming of the African culture. Besides, with culture as the tool for integration in African, Ogun State blazes the trail and it also leads the trail as the tourism hub of the world.
The festival unprecedented in the annals of the black race, with the culture in drums in Abeokuta every year, to opened the window of opportunities for unleashing the cultural and tourism potentials in the state.
Ijebu Ode’s Ojude Oba Festival is called the Ojude Oba festival, celebrated by the Ijebus who are renowned for both their enterprise and affluence. The festival constitutes a major commercial activity that brings economic integration, and development of the Ijebu community. The festival celebrates some of the unique features of the community such as their aesthetic taste in clothes, music, costumes, food, and so on.
Olumo Rock is a mountain in south-western Nigeria. It is located in the ancient city of Abeokuta, Ogun State, and was normally used during inter-tribal warfare in the 19th century. Its patron spirit is venerated in the Yoruba religion as an orisha.
Olumo is a popular tourist attraction that provided protection to the Egba people when they needed it, and is now held in high esteem by the members of the clan.
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