- Old buildings in Nigeria have both colonial and historical significance
- Some of them with a colonial touch are Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos and Lagos Colonial Secretariat
- On the other hand, they speak on pre-colonial times as could be seen with Oba of Benin Palace
Architectural designs are some of the attractions that draw tourists into a country. And one peculiar thing about them is that they speak about the time they are built-in.
Some of the very revered buildings in Nigeria are Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos, Jaekel House in Lagos, Lagos Colonial Secretariat, first European storey building in Nigeria, Badagry, Kajuru Castle in Kaduna, Oba of Benin Royal Palace in Benin, and Lugard Hall in Kaduna.
1. Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos
This building was built on March 29, 1867, and the cathedral was officially established in 1869.
2. Jaekel House in Lagos
It is situated in the premises of the Nigeria Railway Corporation in Ebute Meta. The place is now functioning as the railway museum.
3. Lagos Colonial Secretariat
The building was built in 1895 and is well known for its twin towers which give the building an imposing front.
4. First European storey building in Nigeria, Badagry
It was built in 1845 by Reverend Henry Townsend of the Anglican Church Mission Society (CMS).
5. Kajuru Castle in Kaduna
This building which has turned into one of the most successful buildings in Nigeria was built by an unnamed German in 1978.
6. Oba of Benin Royal Palace in Benin
It was constructed by Oba Ewedo between 1255AD and 1280 AD and has since been the symbol of Bini Empire for 6 centuries.
7. Lugard Hall in Kaduna
The Lugard Hall was built in 1914 and was named after Federick Lugard and was the seat of the legislative authority of the northern protectorate.
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