Photogenic And Historical Place To Visit for Tourists In Northern Nigeria (Arewa)

Photogenic And Historical Place To Visit for Tourists In Northern Nigeria (Arewa)


It is being a while, the history of Northern part of Nigeria ( Arewa) is incomplete without hearing Boko-haram attack, Terrorism, Fulani Herdsmen, Violence, Killing of Innocent Bomb last, almajiri, and likes. But nowadays the story seem to be alter peace is prevailing in the region. Genuinely Northern part of Nigeria ( Arewa) is consecrated with natural and human resources such as petroleum, zinc, aluminum, limestone, natural gas, iron ore, coal, diamond, granite, etc. Beside all the enumerated or listed in a nutshell above northern Nigeria( Arewa) is also endowed with a bountiful or vast Fadama Land that Favour agriculturalism in Cultivation of Foods, Cash Crops as well as rearing of animals across all the state in northern part of the country. 

Some crops that generally growth in the region made up of Cassava, Millet, Yam, Beans, Sorghum, Rice, Pepper, Tomatoes Groundnut, Onion, Sugarcane, etc. The northern part of Nigeria is made up of 19 state, the state comprised of Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kano, Kaduna, jigawa, Katsina is from Northwest, while Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba are from Northeast and federal capital territory abuja specifically the state are Benue, FCT, Kogi, Kwara,  Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau are from North central. The people in northern part of Nigeria ( Arewa) are predominantly hausas, Fulani, gwari, Kanuri and Zabarmawa and other tribes that perfectly Community with one and another. Hausa and fulani culture are homogenous while others are heterogeneous. Fankly, The region is photogenic and historical places to visit for tourism.

In this write-up, we will highlight you some common and famous as well as Photogenic And Historical Place To Visit for tourists In Northern Nigeria (Arewa)



Argungu International Fishing Festival



Argungu is a local government of Kebbi State in Northwest zone with an estimated population of 47,000, and is among the 4 four Emirates council in kebbi state. Argungu is rule by Emir Muhammad Samaila mera. The area offers visitors the best of hospitality, kind and hilarious events. 

on the other hand, argungu is an attraction that hold enough history like makwashe and kanta Argungu fishing festival is a four (4) days annual fishing festival held in Matan Fada river at Argungu Town, the festival usually commenced at the end of the year(dry season) during the period that all farmers harvested their Crops. Beside the fishing festival a lot of programs and events will also held such as Tauri, Sharo, Tsibbo, Dambe(wrestling), kokuwa(Karate), and likes.

Establishment:- Argungun international fishing festival was first established in 1934 i.e 86 years back 

Vanue:- Matan Fada Best 

Time to visit :- complete 4 days Entry 

Entry charge:- no entry charge is required.


Hubbaren Usmanu Dan Fodiyo



Hubbaren Usmanu Dan Fodiyo is one of the Photogenic And Historical Place To Visit for tourists In Northern Nigeria (Arewa).
The Hubbaren is a resting place for the great Islamic scholar "mujadaddadi" and his two (2) beloved son Hassan Dan Shehu and Sambo by name with also hundreds  graves of Sokoto's elites Caliphates.

Entry Rule:- 
1. Great wakili before Stepping in.
2. woman should covered their hair and are only allowed to look through the window.

Who will Enter:-
Seeking of spiritual help
Tourism and Creation
Research
Special envoys
Students
and likes

Best time to visit:-
Friday (juma'a) 10am - 12am

Entry charge :- No entry charge

Location:-  
Sultan Bello Road, Close to the Shehu Mosque, Sokoto State


Rijiyar Kusugu, Daura 



The history of hausa tribe is incomplete without rijiyar kusugu. Rjiyar Kusugu is one of the most important archaeological sites in Daura, Katsina state. The history penalized that there is no specific time frame that can be said to have been when this well was dug or who dig it. The only historical fact is the arrival of an Arab man from Baghdad, Iraq Abu Yazid by name, Popularly known as Bayajidda, Bayajidda killed a king snake that prevented people from drinking water in the well.

The first picture on the ground is the origin of the well, and then the picture next to it is the room in which the well is dug. This well is still there, and there is enough water in it. Students especially those reading Linguistics and Hausa language visit for a visual research projects.

Who will Visit:-
Tourism and Creation
Research
Special envoys
Students
and likes

Best time to vist:- Friday (juma'a) 4pm - 5pm

Entry charge :- no entry charge

Location:- Daura, Katsina State.



Yankari Game Reserve 



Yankari Game Reserve is a one amongst the popular destination as well as Photogenic And Historical Place To Visit for tourists In Northern Nigeria ( Arewa). Yankari game reserve was the first name given in 1956, later in 1991 the reserve change to Nigeria's biggest national park. Yankari Game Reserve is a mickle wildlife park situated in Alkaleri local government area of  Bauchi State. 

The game reserve plays a vital role in the development , and promotion of tourism in Bauchi as well as the Nigeria in general, people all around the globe visit the place to witness their eyes. Some wide animals in the reserve are:- Antelope, Camel, Lions, Fox, Giraffe, Arctic wolf, Badger, Bald eagle, Porcupine, Bat, Bear, Chimpanzee, Coyote, Deer, Elephant, Elk, Koala, Leopard, Lizard, Gorilla, Hare, Hedgehog, Hippopotamus, Owl, Panda, Rabbit, Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Mole, Monkey and likes.

Who will Visit:-
Tourism and Creation
Research
Special envoys
Students
and likes

Best time to visit:- 
Hildays or weekend 10am - 4am

Location:- 
Alkaleri local government area of Bauchi State

Lodge charge :-
Luxury room -  N14k - N15k
Suits - N9k - N12k
Safari - N8k - N10k per vehicle.


Kainji National Park



Kainji national park is one of the famous recognized, photogenic and historical national park in northern Nigeria and Nigeria as a whole. The park was form as a result of amalgamation of two Reserves (Reserves-Borgu and Zugurma) in 1976, later in 1978 the reserve was rename as Kainji National Park. 

The park is situated in between the two state namely Niger state and kwara state. The main purpose of the reserve is to conserve and promote the biodiversity of wildlife in the Nigeria. Some of the wildlife found in the Park clude:- Antelope, Camel, Lions, Fox, Giraffe, Arctic wolf, Badger, Bald eagle, Porcupine, Bat, Bear, Chimpanzee, Coyote, Deer, Elephant, Elk, Koala, Leopard, Lizard, Gorilla, Hare, Hedgehog, Hippopotamus, Owl, Panda, Rabbit, Rhinoceros, Kangaroo, Mole, Monkey and likes.

Who will Visit:-
Tourism and Creation
Research
Special envoys
Students
and likes

Best time to visit:- 
Hildays,  weekend, School excursion, 10am - 4am
Location:- near the famous Kainji hydroelectric dam


Borno State Museum 



The history of Islam in Nigeria is incomplete without the city of Borno. Borno state is amongst the largest and most populated state in Nigeria before the boko-haram crises. Borno museum hold the touch stone history of how Islam come to Nigeria and the origin of tikari, Hausa tribes as others views. The  museum have a copy of Umar bn Khattab letter which he wrote to shehu of borno and other historical documents.

Who will Visit:-
Tourism and Creation
Research
Special envoys
Students
and likes

Best time to visit:- Hildays,  weekend, School excursion, 10am - 2am

Location:- Borno State

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