From the Eastern Side of Nigeria? 7 fun places to visit in the East

Eastern Nigeria has a lot to offer in terms of tourism. From Sumptuous delicacies, beautiful culture and interesting festivals, the east is a very beautiful place to visit. If you are traveling or intending to travel to the eastern part of Nigeria, here is a list of 7 fun places you have to visit.

1. Awhum Cave and waterfall
This beautiful waterfall is a sight to behold. It is 30 meters high suited in Amangwe village of Udi Local government in Enugu state. This fascinating place is surrounded with different species of bird and throughout the year a section of the water is always warm.According to the locals, the water has healing powers.

2. Akpugoeze Community
Monkey meat is very delicious but the monkeys at Akpugoeze are preserved due to the cultural and traditional belief of the people in the community.The People of Akpugoeze are warm, cheerful and they don’t eat or harm the monkeys.The kind of monkeys in Akpugoeze are very rare species and can can only be seen in south-eastern part of Nigeria. When a stranger visit this community and gives these monkeys food, it is believed to bring good luck and sound health to the person.

3. Ogbunike Cave
This cave is located in Anambra state and its popularly known for housing an uncountable colony of bats. There is 317 acceding stairs tourists need to clime to get to the main entrance of the cave.On getting to the entrance, make sure you have some money to drop on the gate to appease the gods before going inside.Also ,visitors need to take off their shoes before going inside the cave to show a sign of respect to the ancestral cave.

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Would U Dare Enter This 'DARK' Cave? 💀😆 – – Explore Caves ✔️ Go for Picnics ✔️ Stroll by the Stream ✔️ Love to Hike? ✔️ Ogbunike Caves is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Ogbunike, Anambra State, southeastern Nigeria. Located in a valley blanketed by tropical rain forest, the collection of caves has been in use over centuries by local people for whom it has particular spiritual significance. This spiritual significance is still apparent, as the “Ime Ogba” celebration is undertaken every year to commemorate the discovery of the caves. Descending into the valley where the caves are located is a lengthy walkway made up of about 317 steps. Visitors must remove their shoes before entering the caves, as per tradition. And women who are having their monthly circle cannot go in. There are streams and body of water at various places. A stream flows out from one of the tunnels into a rapid flowing river (River Nkissa). At the meeting point of the river and the stream one can feel the warm water from the caves and the cold river water. Beside this portion of the river is a tableland used as a relaxation spot by visitors to the caves. – – #visitnigerianow #visitnigeria #nigeria #travel #naija #explorenigeria #bellanaija #tourism #beautifuldestinations #nature #like4like #caveman #anambra #ogbunike #ogbunikecave #ogbunikecaves #ndiigbo #scenery #loveit #cave #hiking #stream #walking #climbing #rock #hill #mountains – – Beautifully 📸 by @elegbede.m

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4. The Statue Of Jesus Christ
If you want to see something that will make you shout Wow Visit St. Aloysius Catholic parish in Imo state, there you will see the tallest stature in Eastern Nigeria. This breathtaking stature is similar to that of Christ the redeemer statue in Brazil.

5. Ngwo Pine Forest
The Ngwo Pine Forest is a huge collection of beautiful pine trees in breathtaking formation. Located in Enugu, this pine forest is the ideal place for picnic with loved ones.That’s not all, this beautiful forest also have a waterfall and cave.

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Sometimes…Exploring 🇳🇬 Is As Simple As This 👆 – – Ngwo Pine Forest is one of nature's blessings in Nigeria. It is located in Enugu state and can be explored alongside the Cave & Waterfall. Head to our website to find out more 👌 – – #visitnigerianow #visitnigeria #enugutour #naijaoutdoor #nigeria #ngwopineforest #enugustate #thingstodoinenugu #naija #ngwocaveandwaterfall #explorenigeria #ngwowaterfall #nigeriantourism #nigeriantour #naijacorper #ngwocave #beautifuldestinations #visitafrica #vnnmovement #VNNMovementenugu #beautifulnigeria #shakushaku #thisisnigeria #nigeriancave #naija35before35 #visitenugu – – Beautifully 📸 by @tourbirth

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6. Azumini Blue River
You might have seen a blue river in movies but there is one you can see in real time if you visit Azumini town in Ukwa East Local Government Area Of Abia state. The blueness of this river is not man made but of natural. Lovers of swimming, fishing and boating will have a fun time visiting this place.

7. National War museum
One story that will always be passed from generations to generations in the eastern part of Nigeria Is the Biafran War.This brutal war occurred between 1967 – 1970. Thousand of lives were lost and properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed. If you want to have a first hand experience and account of the war, the National War Museum located in Umuahia is the place you need to visit.


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