Abuja is a place with historical landmarks that take you back in time and brings you right to the present.
But it’s not only the manicured lawns and pristine streets that make you fall in love with Abuja, there’s this raw beauty that dominates the city.
Built in the 1980s, dominated by Aso Rock, Abuja was declared capital on December 12, 1991.
1. Zuma rock
Sunset and sunrise views in Zuma rock is a moment to capture. The rock is a magnificent sight on its own, but mix a dusk or dawn into its scenic beauty and the picture will make you fall in love with the rich past of the capital and the present it portrays.
2. The central mosque
The serenity of the mosque could make you feel like you’re in a very different city. The picturesque view could make you fall in love with Abuja irrespective of your religion. The image of the blossoming little garden reminds you of the beauty of nature and represents peace in the midst of the chaos of the capital.
3. Abuja Millennium Park
Commissioned in the year 2004, the Abuja Millennium Park was opened by Queen Elizabeth and features walkways with fountains. It is one of the best places where you can go for an enjoyable picnic.
4. National Aboretum, Abuja
The National Arboretum is located right at the heart of the city offering a good natural environment to relax in. The place is home to a variety of bird species and it’s the best spot for bird watching.