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New to Ibadan or you are just that person that is always bored after classes and dont know anywhere in Ibadan where you can have fun and enjoy yourself? (At least you did not come to school to come and die) or you are probably planning to go on a date but dont know where exactly you should go, then this list can help



University of Ibadan Zoological Garden: Yeah, A prophet is not always honoured in his own home, but really, you should visit the zoo before you leave the school because it is one of the out of class experience that you should have. The UI zoo is also said to be the best zoo in Nigeria where you can go and use your own eyes to see the beauty of nature that we have been bestowed.


Mapo Hall: Located in the heart of Ibadan where you can see the brown rusted roofs, it is beside Beere market after Oje market. It is an historical edifice. The foundation for the building of the hall was laid in June 1925 and it was recently given a face lift. Ibadan is popularly known as the city with seven hills and one of these hills is the Mapo hill on which we have the Mapo hill. Town hall meetings are often held in Mapo hall. Mapo hall also serves as a Museum which exhibits statues of the Yoruba colonized people, the old relics of the judicial, legislative and executive power of the white people.


Cocoa House: Also one of the relics we have in Ibadan. It is the first skyscraper to be built in Nigeria and it is named Cocoa house because the money that was used to erect this building was the proceeds that was made from the export of cocoa. Cocoa house is a sight to behold and it houses a restaurant, a bar and a pool for recreational purposes.


Ventura Mall is another place where you can visit. The mall houses a cinema house, shopping mall and Latitude Café and Lounge where you can visit for a swell time. Ventura mall is very close to the school. It is located at Samonda.

Bowers Tower: Located in Oke-Are, Sapati in Ibadan. This monument was erected as a memorial for Captain Robert Lister Bower, the first British resident in Ibadan. From this tower, you can see the Lagos-Ibadan toll gate, Ife-Ilesha toll gate, UCH, UI, the Adamasingba stadium as well as the brown rusted roofs which Ibadan is popularly known for.

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