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

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Market for everyone

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2014
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 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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Lagos, Nigeria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 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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Lagos, Nigeria
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 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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Lagos, Nigeria
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56 reviews 56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 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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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 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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Lagos, Nigeria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

its such a nice place,but the environment is not conducive.its a place were we hav the king and other top celebraties,i think all these people are suppose to make the place a conducive nd educative environment for the globe,expecially children of nowadays we like to know more about their environment nd how the place was situated.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

This is the seat of the paramount Oba of Eko (King of Lagos); the palace of a monarch. Impressive frontage and a tour of the palace is like going through the history books.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012

Wow i love the mode of dress of the masquerades and the iga followers,love to become one of ..

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ibadan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

keep doing the best work and am sure withing a little while this place will shot into lime light.

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