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Address: Lagos, Nigeria
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The palatial residence of the local monarch, the Oba of Lagos.

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A great historical monument

Iga Odungaran is the palace of the paramount ruler of lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu, its a historical landmark in the city of lagos, it is situated in Idumota area of isale eko(lagos... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2016
Hassan k
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Lagos, Nigeria
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Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Yes the an official Resident of the Oba of Lagos, is another tourist attraction, you need to visit this place

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Hong Kong, China
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513 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Went there base on TA reviews and guess what, they told me to write in and request permission to visit! The building looked very ordinary so no chance of writing to anyone....

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Iga Odungaran is the palace of the paramount ruler of lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu, its a historical landmark in the city of lagos, it is situated in Idumota area of isale eko(lagos island) Area boys can be seen collecting unofficial parking toll around the place, just tip them like 200 to 300 naira and they will safeguard your car until... More 

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Thank Hassan k
Lagos, Nigeria
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The traditional residence-palace of the Oba of Lagos, Nigeria finally renovated with modern day architecture to remind visitors of the deep cultural values of the Lagosians. It could be the rallying point of all Lagosians both young and old that could bridge the gap between the past and the future. Cute!

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Thank Sunday O
Lagos, Nigeria
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you are a shopaholic like me, you would definitely love, love, love...it has all you'll ever want to buy and it's connected to various shopping places on the Lagos Island axis

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Thank TyKukoyi
Lagos, Nigeria
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48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

The usual slum like look of Lagos, but core traditional aura could be seen. Everyone here has a relationship with the Obaship stool. Beware of area boys who may try to tax you for parking. a little tip of between 200 to 300 person is okay.

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Thank Abdulwahab O
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2014

it's a major Market Area in Lagos State called the whole area (Idumeta) it popular area cos different ethic activities and the most popular (Eyo) day the while many Nigerians and many Other African counterpart comes from far and wide to watch and pray for the Future advances it most natural event at Lagos

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Thank kay8de
Lagos, Nigeria
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80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Iga Idungaran is the Palace of the Traditional Head of Lagos, Known as Oba of Lagos. Iga Idugaran was built by the Portuguese and presented as a gift to the Oba. The palace used to be used to plant pepper hence the name 'Pepper Palace'. The palace has undergone renovations. Tourists however need to get permission before they can visit... More 

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Thank Kayode Y
Lagos, Nigeria
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80 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2013

Iga Iduganran sits a few minutes walk from my house, It is the Palace of the traditional ruler of Lagos. The area was named Iga Idugaran by the Portuguese because it used to be a pepper farm before the seat of power was moved from Iddo to its present home in Lagos Island. It s just a few meters from... More 

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Thank Kayode Y
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

This place is a place to visit for someone interested in history and a journey back to pure colonial era. It is a reminder of traditions, culture and traditional institutions. Loom beyond the minimal comfort that may exist and embrace its symbolic representation of celebration of life and human heritage.

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