6 Things You Can Do In Ilorin This Weekend

September 12, 2020

Are you a visitor or an indigene who is in need of what to do in Ilorin this weekend? We came up with a list of places to visit, as well as possible activities to try out while you are in the State of Harmony.

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1. Picnic at Succoth Valley Garden

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Succoth Valley Garden is an outdoor spot with a breathtaking view of nature. You can go there to picnic, or simply to relax while you breathe in clean air. If you love nature, this is one place to explore in Ilorin. Succoth Valley Gardens is located at Yinka Dopemu Close, Off Catchment Road, Ilorin, Kwara state.

2. Take a stroll into the University Campus

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The university campus is also another place worth visiting in Ilorin. Simply take a bus into the campus and explore as much as you want.

3. Shop at the Palms Mall, Fate

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The Palms Mall is one of the many beautiful places to visit in Ilorin. There, you can shop at ShopRite, Miniso, and the other stores; you can also see a movie at Viva Cinema, order pizza at Dominos, ice cream from ColdStone, or the other ice cream spots in the mall. If you are a first time visitor to Ilorin, add this to your topmost list of places to visit.

4. Go for a swim at Kwara Hotel

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If you like swimming, here’s a fun place for you. You can also try Bekandims Hotel and Resort Centre which is located at Tanke, Oke-Odo.

5. Visit the Kwara State Library or the National Library.

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Both are located around the Post Office area. For book lovers and readers, these are places to get some reading or writing done.

6. Visit the national museum.

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And if you are the kind who is interested in history and artefacts, the national museum is located at Number 14, Abdulkadir Road, GRA Ilorin, Kwara.


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