Ibadan, a place rich in history, the parent that welcomes home its lost children who found refuge during the Fulani invasion of the northern part of the Yorubaland and the parent who still accommodates its children both faraway and nearby.
Ibadan never forsakes but gives you its warm embrace.
Many who have visited Ibadan have found it less stressful compared to Lagos and while some planned their relocation there after falling in love with the City. Others who liked the city decided to stay where they currently reside in because of factors such as employability, however, people from states where the employability rate is worst than Ibadan opts to stay in Ibadan. Ibadan is for those who are actively doing business or civil servants,at least that was the perception until more companies recently decided to start operations over there.
People visit Ibadan for so many reasons but while there, you don’t want to miss out on what Ibadan has to offer. Here are five places to visit in Ibadan:
1. Amala Joint
Who loves his or her Amala soft with the input of ewedu and gbegiri soup? Well if you do then, there is enough Amala Joint in Ibadan to make you go crazy on where to visit.
2. University of Ibadan Zoo
University of Ibadan boasting of the only major Zoo in Nigeria. The zoo consisting of various mammals, reptiles and birds. Have you ever seen hyena or a tortoise or Lion? Well if not, then here is your chance.
3.National Museum Ibadan
Where better to explore the culture and history of Ibadan than the museum. The Museum has what it takes to make you wanting more if you love arts, history and culture.
4. Ibadan Polo Tournament
Are you with friends or with your family then you don’t want to miss all the fun that the polo club offers, you can always unwind with friends while watching the polo tournament.
5. Agodi Gardens
If you don’t visit the Agodi Gardens then probably you didn’t come to visit. The popular Agodi Garden consists of a park and a zoological Garden. Agodi Garden is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the day. There is a lot of activities that takes place in this Garden and don’t forget the infrastructure created to help you have fun. You are going to love it.
These 5 places are where you should be when you visit Ibadan except you want to sound strange when you are asked where did you visit in Ibadan. Well, just kidding but these are major places to visit while in Ibadan.