Explore Lagos with Uber

October 1, 2018 / Nigeria

Want to make the most of your getaway to Lagos? We’ve put together a guide to great day trips you can take using the Uber app!

History-Buffs: Kalakuta Museum

Lagos is a city with a long and rich history, meaning there’s no end to the stories you can discover among hidden streets. If you’re interested in finding out more about the city’s past and the events of times-gone-by, make sure to pay a visit to the Kalakuta Museum. Former home to Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Pan-Africanist and creator of the Afrobeat genre, this museum serves as an archive to his life, music and activism.

Animal-Lovers: Lekki Conservation Centre

Tortoise and monkeys and birds, oh my! Lekki Conservation Centre is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with the family. Explore the park and keep an eye out for wild animals. If you are adventurous enough, cross the famous canopy walkway!

Nature-Walkers: Jhalobia Recreation Park and Gardens

Looking for an escape from city life during your getaway? Take a trip to the scenic Jhalobia Recreation Park and Gardens and unwind in the acres of beautiful green space. Take a stroll around the ponds, bring along a book and find somewhere to settle down with a picnic.

Selfie-Takers: Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge

You can’t return home from your trip without an Instagram-worthy snap (or two). The Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge, is the first cable-stayed bridge to be built in Nigeria and it is absolutely beautiful, especially at night. It’s a unique experience – and photo opportunity! – to soak up while you’re in the city. Head over there to get your brand-new profile picture.  

Art-Enthusiasts: National Gallery of Modern Art

Get a serious dose of Nigerian artistry with a trip to the National Gallery of Modern Art. An ode to the work of the best-known Nigerian artists, this museum is an absolute must while you’re in Lagos. It’s a great day out for all the family, so make sure you check out the museum’s calendar to see which exhibitions are on.

Ready, set, explore!