Ilorin is best known for the magnificent Alfa Alimi’s mosque – a remarkable monument to local culture. Built in 1831, it retains a simple, authentic charm befitting its spiritual significance, and has avoided the creeping commercialisation that has affected so many similar destinations on the tourist trail.
You should also venture further afield to discover the Owu Falls: the highest natural waterfall in Nigeria, surrounded by endless lush rainforest. It’s truly the perfect escape from the stresses and strains of twenty-first century life!
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