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Bower's Tower

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Address: Hilltop, Ibadan, Nigeria

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Drove past Bwers Tower yesterday. Brought back loads of childhood memories. Bowers Tower is a 30+ foot tower ereceted in Ibadan at Oke Are, hil in the Dugbe area of Ibadan. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Drove past Bwers Tower yesterday. Brought back loads of childhood memories. Bowers Tower is a 30+ foot tower ereceted in Ibadan at Oke Are, hil in the Dugbe area of Ibadan. The tower is named after Captain Lister Bower who was the first British Resident in Ibadan. It was erected in 1936 and sits on one of the highest viewpoints... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

a 30 foot tall art deco tower built to honor the first white man around these parts. Shows its age and neglect. A man who had been sleeping presented himself as the caretaker and took a small fee. The view from the top of the claustrophobic staircase is the best in town. Awesome view of Ibadan. Tip: Don't, I repeat,... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Ibadan, the land of the Yorubas, the happening city. At the time of independence of Nigeria it was the largest city of the country, the third largest in Africa after Cairo in Egypt and Johannesburg in South Africa. With development and passage of time Ibadan today is the capital of Oyo State and third largest in Nigeria after Lagos and... More 

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