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Its Just a palace and not a Museum

I have had cause to drive down to Iga Idungaran but the place is always locked up and the guards... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David Omololu A

Yes the an official Resident of the Oba of Lagos, is another tourist attraction, you need to visit... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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The palatial residence of the local monarch, the Oba of Lagos.
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“Its Just a palace and not a Museum”
15 Oct 2016
Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had cause to drive down to Iga Idungaran but the place is always locked up and the guards are not so friendly. I feel the palace is an institution, a custodian of the history and culture of we Lagosians. Someone should be responsible...More

Thank David Omololu A
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Yes the an official Resident of the Oba of Lagos, is another tourist attraction, you need to visit this place

Thank hossyahuoma
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Went there base on TA reviews and guess what, they told me to write in and request permission to visit! The building looked very ordinary so no chance of writing to anyone....

Thank Ianfung
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Iga Odungaran is the palace of the paramount ruler of lagos Oba Rilwan Akiolu, its a historical landmark in the city of lagos, it is situated in Idumota area of isale eko(lagos island) Area boys can be seen collecting unofficial parking toll around the place,...More

Thank Hassan k
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The traditional residence-palace of the Oba of Lagos, Nigeria finally renovated with modern day architecture to remind visitors of the deep cultural values of the Lagosians. It could be the rallying point of all Lagosians both young and old that could bridge the gap between...More

Thank Sunday O
Reviewed 23 April 2015

If you are a shopaholic like me, you would definitely love, love, love...it has all you'll ever want to buy and it's connected to various shopping places on the Lagos Island axis

Thank TyKukoyi
Reviewed 26 January 2015

The usual slum like look of Lagos, but core traditional aura could be seen. Everyone here has a relationship with the Obaship stool. Beware of area boys who may try to tax you for parking. a little tip of between 200 to 300 person is...More

Thank Abdulwahab O
Reviewed 3 September 2014

it's a major Market Area in Lagos State called the whole area (Idumeta) it popular area cos different ethic activities and the most popular (Eyo) day the while many Nigerians and many Other African counterpart comes from far and wide to watch and pray for...More

Thank kay8de
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Iga Idungaran is the Palace of the Traditional Head of Lagos, Known as Oba of Lagos. Iga Idugaran was built by the Portuguese and presented as a gift to the Oba. The palace used to be used to plant pepper hence the name 'Pepper Palace'....More

Thank Kayode Y
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Iga Iduganran sits a few minutes walk from my house, It is the Palace of the traditional ruler of Lagos. The area was named Iga Idugaran by the Portuguese because it used to be a pepper farm before the seat of power was moved from...More

1  Thank Kayode Y
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