BUDGET-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES TO DO WHEN IN LAGOS
If you are one of the many people who have been captivated by the beauty of the majestic cities in Nigeria and the rich culture in Africa, then it might be the time that you explore one of its most famous tourist destinations, Lagos.
I know what you’re thinking: travelling, though it can give you experiences of a lifetime, can so easily be expensive.
However, don’t let this stop you. There are a lot of exciting activities that will definitely immerse you in Africa’s rich culture and history. And what’s even more amazing is that all these activities are for free!
So, no more excuses to schedule that next African adventure. Read ahead to find out what Lagos has in store for you.
POSE WITH THIS AMAZING STREET ART CALLED TINUBU SQUARE
Known for their vibrant murals, An evening walk in Lagos Island will definitely brighten your day with its amazing art. You can find them at just about every turn: in random building walls and even on the side of coffee shops. These artworks by local and international artists are sure to give you Instagram-worthy pictures, from the gigantic murals that are several floors high, to human-sized ones. Most of the art aims to reflect the classy, simple yet beautiful life and culture of people living in Ikoyi. You can be as creative as you like and even do silly poses with some of the murals.
PAY HOMAGE TO THIS GUYS…IF YOU WANT TO BE FAVOURED.
Funny right….Yeah… but its the fun of it….The richness and diversity of cultures that make up Lagos is Topnotch..and it is also reflected in there different festivals scattered throughout.
The environment is serene, with all its aquatic splendor which offers a beautiful view that overlooks the city.
No visit to Lagos is complete without visiting this guys – and don’t worry about paying any entrance fee because they are open to everyone for free. Just remember to be on your best behavior as you are entering the city of Lagos..and not disturb anyone. Don’t Make me laugh..
GET A DELICIOUS STREET FOOD ADVENTURE..MAMA PUT SPECIAL
Some people say that to truly experience a culture, you have to try their cuisine. but that does not mean that you would go over budget. For a complete and authentic Lagos experience, you really shouldn’t miss their street food and don’t worry, they have a lot of it.
Whether you are craving for Moi Moi and Agege bread,
noodles swimming in thick and flavorful gravy with carrots and veggies with fried Scrambled Ommellete, or just something light and sweet to cap off a long day of exploring, like Wraps of Sharwama, with a cup of Schuchies, which means “mixed blackcurrant ice dessert”, they have it all. If you are looking for dinner on a late night, make sure to walk through Obalende. There, you will find seemingly endless choices for your authentic Street African dinner.
However, if you are unsure where to start, you can try FoodDonDon in Lagos Island. They have a lot of food stands and you are sure to find something that will fit your budget.
Aside from knowing the awesome things to do in your destination, another thing to keep in mind is your accommodations once you get to Parkview Estate.
You wouldn’t go to battle without any prior information about your opponent, right? This one is just the same.
It is easy to find a Lagos island hotel online, but you have to make sure to find one that is an exact fit for your budget and your needs. In Parkview Astoria Hotels, not only do we have great, affordable rooms, we are also located right in the middle of the city. This makes it easier for you to access public transportation and effortlessly find your way to your target destinations. Contact us and reserve a room to jumpstart your next Island Adventure.