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National Art Theatre

Iganmu Rd., Lagos 101261, Nigeria
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Our National treasure.

The National Art Theatre is one of the historical tour destination in Lagos. It is an ideal tourist... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great Picnic Atmosphere

Went picnicking and met quite a large number of other people out there with the same intention as... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
Lagos, Nigeria
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3 weeks ago
“Our National treasure.”
Aug 20, 2016
“Great Picnic Atmosphere”
Iganmu Rd., Lagos 101261, Nigeria
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The National Art Theatre is one of the historical tour destination in Lagos. It is an ideal tourist destination for Private and Group tours. It is educative for the children and it is a place of history and an architectural master piece.

Thank tour2nigeria
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Went picnicking and met quite a large number of other people out there with the same intention as ours. Didn't have access to the Art Gallery but the front view art work made a tremendous piece of great background for some nice pictures!

Thank waleakinola
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Why bother going into the half functioning theater when there is enough beauty on the outside? The sculptures, the trees, the carvings on the walls, the architecture, the lakes, the submerged bridges, and roads, the lawns, the thick bushes, the horses, the picnickers, etc. I...More

1  Thank Chije
Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

i enjoyed the two hours there. looks as if the place is being fixed up. impressed at the lack of litter. gardens are pretty and the saying "far from the maddening crowed" is so true.. very piecefull... will be back

Thank Peter B
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We could not go into the theatre because a politician was there. We could only enter to a gallery which had very poor exibition. None of our questions about the pictures were answered, the same information was told us about them that we read next...More

Thank Nagy H
Reviewed November 8, 2015

The National Arts Theatre is the primary centre for the performing arts in Nigeria. The monument is located in Iganmu, Lagos State. Construction was completed in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977.Between 1975, and July 2009, the National Theatre...More

1  Thank Aver A
Reviewed July 4, 2015

This Landmark is embodied with so much history, being the first place Nigeria celebrated the biggest Tourism event, Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977 (FESTAC77). Built by a Bulgarian company and today its still use for a lot of cultural activities and events.

Thank tour2nigeria
Reviewed October 2, 2014

I was happy to see that stage plays are coming back and people are embracing the idea. It will be nice to make the National Theater environment more attrative to encourage turm out for activities held at that venue

2  Thank Frank T
Reviewed September 3, 2014

i was there watching the Musical Concert the atmosphere is great enough car park for everyone and its free also European dishes for breakfast/Lunch /Dinner ..Adequate security Personal for every one in the Theater and very clean and spacious Bathroom for ladies and Gentlemen .it...More

2  Thank kay8de
Reviewed June 12, 2014

it is one place a like going. it creates a warm welcome for people who history, culture and arts. I hope the management of the theatre would work on retouching some fading wall paints at the exterior.

Thank Olusola F
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August 14, 2017|
Response from tour2nigeria | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ifunanyaunani to have a picnic on the lawns you do have to get an approval from the management. should you need an assistance for that do let me know.