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The top tourist attractions places in Maiduguri, borno state


Borno State is a state in the North-East geopolitical zone of Nigeria, bordered by Yobe to the west, Gombe to the southwest, and Adamawa to the south while its eastern border forms part of the national border with Cameroon, its northern border forms part of the national border with Niger, and its northeastern border forms all of the national border with Chad, being the only Nigerian state to border three foreign countries. It takes its name from the historic emirate of Borno, with the emirate’s old capital of Maiduguriserving as the capital city of Borno State.

Borno museum

Sambisa Game Reserve

The British colonial administration had gazetted the Sambisa Forest as a reserve in 1958, making it one of the conservation legacies bequeathed to the Nigerian state by the colonial power.

Biu Plateau

Biu, town, historic kingdom, and traditional emirate, Borno State, northeastern Nigeria. The town lies on the Biu Plateau and has road connections to Damaturu, Mubi, and Shani.

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Chad Basin National Park

As the basin covers parts of eight countries (Niger, Nigeria, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Sudan, Algeria, and Libya) spanning across the Sahel, its waters constitute a vital lifeline for people and nature in this semi-arid region of West and Central Africa

Mandara Mountains

The Mandara Mountains are a volcanic range extending about 190 km along the northern part of the Cameroon–Nigeria border, from the Benue River in the south to the north-west of Maroua in the north. The highest elevation is the summit of Mount Oupay, at 1,494 m above sea level.

Lake Alau

Lake Alau is the major source of water for irrigation, farming and also a fishing site for the Maiduguri community and nearby communities, it has been reported to offer a great potential for multi purpose.

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Borno State Museum

The museum is situated at the premises of the Open Theatre within the state capital. It is an epitome of Borno’s famous history and cultural heritage and history site,

University of Maiduguri

The University of Maiduguri is a Federal higher institution located in Maiduguri, the capital city of Borno State in northeast Nigeria. The university was created by the federal government of Nigeria in 1975, with the intention of its becoming one of the country’s principal higher-education institutions.

Lake Tilla

Lake Tilla was discovered. It is notable as a fishing and relaxation spot. Lake Tilla is a popular tourist destination for either fishing, relaxing,
Tilla Lake is situated nearby to Kwayabura Dispensary, and west of Kwa-Tila Hil

Rabeh’s Fort

Rabeh’s Fort was built in 1849. It is notable as a monument depicting the rich history of the people of Borno. Built by Rabeh Ibn Fade-Allah in 1849.

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Shehu of Borno’s Palace

The Shehu is the political head as well as the religious head of the empire. He is usually a strong person well versed in the knowledge of Islam

Sanda Kyarimi Park

The Sanda Kyarimi park is a large wild life sanctuary that is home to a variety of wildlife and plant species.

National Gallery of Art, Maiduguri

National Gallery of Art located at Federal Secretariat Complex, Maiduguri, Borno State provides services in Shopping – Art Galleries.

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