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Iga Idungaran

Lagos, Nigeria
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Ranked #13 of 20 Attractions in Lagos
Type: Government Buildings
Description: The palatial residence of the local monarch, the Oba of Lagos.
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Lagos, Nigeria
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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