Benin city is the name of a port city on the banks of the river lies benin and southern part of Nigeria. It is located in the eastern part of Lagos. Benin is a very beautiful city with lots of traditional art centers, galleries and museums. There are several museums in Benin, among others, the British Museum and the National Museum, then there Okada House which is an art gallery which contains antique statues time immemorial. Benin city is also famous for its craft arts such as sculptures made of bronze, brass and ivory.
Benin city is one of the oldest cities in Nigeria. This is evidenced by the many ancient artifacts were discovered and maintained by the officers preservation of historical objects in the city. In addition, Benin is one of the few cities in the whole of Nigeria which seems really interesting for tourists due to the presence of the places inhabited by indigenous tribal Nigeria along rivers that flow around it. The uniqueness of this place can not be found by tourists anywhere in the world. Although tourism infrastructure is sparse and inadequate when compared to other developed countries, but the government always regularly hold more than one hundred major festivals are celebrated in Benin city in September and March each year. With so many tourist activities you will do in Benin city, you will feel that your holiday to Benin city will be unforgettable memories.
The weather was cool and comfortable will support the rapidly growing tourism sector in the city. the average temperature in Benin city is around 20 degrees Celsius, with temperatures as this will ensure that every corner of the city will look beautiful and feel comfortable to visit throughout the twelve months of the year.
Now Benin is a metropolitan city that is developing, tall buildings and offices of large companies have much standing in Benin. Many industrial rubber and palm processing standing in this city. Both of these industries support the economy of this city. In addition, it is also a city that has a unique form of their moat that surrounds this city. This trench is a defense weapon Benin city from enemy attack.
For culinary affairs, the tourists will have no trouble in getting food in Benin city. There are many large or small restaurant, eateries that will present a variety of foods including fufu and soup obgono which is a typical food Benin city, except that there are some fast food places are scattered. Likewise for the venue and hotels, there are plenty of cheap but adequate lodging found in various parts of Benin city.