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Olumo Rock, Abeokuta

Enjoy panoramic views from Olumo Rock, a massive outcrop of granite and a natural shelter. Used as a fortress by Egba people against the advancing Fulani in the early 19th century, the rock is dotted by numerous caves with traditional stoneware and tools. A modern nine-story observation tower will take you up to the level of the caves; follow a skywalk to the ancient hideouts, or free climb the rock. From the terrace on top, take in a sweeping view of Abeokuta's roofs sprawling across the horizon. A popular tourist attraction, the site also has an arts and crafts center selling souvenirs. To find out how to plan a trip to Abeokuta, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • The site has an hotel,a lift that is not functioning and a stair to the steep part of the rock if you are not the brave type. It also has a gallery where you get to buy souvenirs.  more »
  • Great nature place to visit, had a fabulous time . Knowledgeable guide too. Went through the lift. The feeling at the summit is out of this world. Great visit  more »
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