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Top 10 tourist attractions in Benue state


Benue State is one of the North Central states in Nigeria with a population of about 4,253,641 in 2006 census. The state was created in 1976 among the 7 states created at that time.The state derives its name from the Benue River which is the second largest river in Nigeria.

Benue people love culture, they love dressing in cultural clothes, they’re culture is similar has cultural ethics in Niger state, here we bring to you the top ten known tourism places at benue state, base on statistics review

Ikyogen Hills

This place is a sprawling hill which was letter turn to a cattle ranch in about 40 years ago, the place has been in used through out the years, because is weety places, cattles can be able to feed truogh out the year without been dried,

Anwase-Abande Ranges, Kwande Local Government Area

The anwase Abande is a wide very huge hills, also valleys, and natural forest, they’re lot of things to see, well attracted place, with greenish area, the place share border with Republic of Cameroon through a village called obudu

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Enemabia Warm Spring

This spring is naturally warm situated in benue town, the water has a surprise things, from anonymous source, says that the spring can give your some good feelings, even though are abset it will refresh your mind set,

Ikwe Holiday Resort

One will find this resort that is surrounded by green vegetations soothing.  The resort incorporates the wonders of nature in its services and this makes it unique amongst others. It is a great travel spot for tourists who crave to have privacy while being surrounded by nature.

Tor Tiv Palace, Gboko

This is a home land of Tiv people, you can find some history, and fact, for you to know where and how they are originated, also they cultural craft and Art, located at Gboko,

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Montane Games Reserve

The Montane Games reserve is one of the few reserves in the state that accommodates wild and rare animals in their natural state. I bet you didn’t even know that Benue state has game reserves.

The Most Sacred Ipinu- Igede

The sacred ipinu- igede severs has resting places in of ancestors of igede people, they don’t visit the forest at night,

River Oyongo And Its Seven Tributaries

According to a story told about how the tributaries came to be, it is said that they existed after seven women from the Igede tribe willingly offered themselves to be sacrificed for their kinsmen to cross the river Oyongo. The story says that after the sacrifices the river parted ways into seven parts. The seven parts are still present today!

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Rare Manatee, Katsina Ala

In this location, one can see the rare African manatee in their natural habitat. Seeing their responses to the presence of people is an experience a tourist would find fascinating.

Dajo Pottery, Makurdi

This pottery is own by private sector, , it has single-handedly made thousands of potteries that are unique in sizes, shapes, and designs for local and international tourists who visit the facility all year round

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