Tourism is one industry that can yield huge income for states in Nigeria if well promoted and packaged. One of the states in the country which has very impressive tourist attractions that can contribute in improving the economy of the state is Ebonyi.
Ebonyi State is endowed with naturally beautiful places. Many people think that the state which is in southeastern Nigeria is one local area but what they don’t know is that its environment is unique in nature and, consequently, draws in individuals for touring and unwinding. Some of these beautiful places are fully developed while others are being developed by the State and Federal governments.
Many people do not know that there are amazing sites in this state. Well, in this article we present to you the best place you can visit in Ebonyi state where you can appreciate nature or have some fun.
Below are the top 5 beautiful places to visit in Ebonyi state;
1. THE ABAKALIKI GREEN LAKE
Located right inside Government House, the Abakaliki Green Lake is a lake that served as a leisure and relaxation centre for the colonial masters.
The lake is upgraded with modernized facilities which make it a tourist haven.
The part was that small huts are built there for relaxation and for visitors to admire the many wonders of nature.
2. ABAKALIKI GOLF COURSE
Located along Ezza road and spanning 11/2km, Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, the Abakaliki Golf Course is a naturally beautiful environment, equipped for games by golf players.
This is a 9 hole public golf course that attracts sports enthusiasts from all over Nigeria as it has modern golfing terrain, a clubhouse and a snack bar on the property.
Before heading to Abakaliki Golf Club, ensure you have the following:
1. A hat and shades for the sunny day
2. Camera to capture the adventures of the day and lovely sights
3. Cash or Credit/Debit Card
3. AMUSEMENT PARK
Located at Enugu – Ogoja Road, Ntezi Abba, Abakaliki, Nigeria, Ebonyi State, Amusement Park is wonderfully made as a relaxation spot especially for children.
The park is well equipped to fill the need of people and It is a place you can’t bear to miss as a visitor to Ebonyi State.
4. THE AMANCHOR CAVE
Located at Amanchor in Afikpo South, the Amanchor Cave is one of the numerous tourist attractions in Ebonyi state.
The cave which is about 4 kilometres long is generally a bustling place during Yuletide.
Tourists from far and near converge on the cave to savour the building work of art.
The natural underground chamber is truly intriguing. There are rooms or compartments of different shapes and sizes. The enormous one is organized like a parlor with stones situated like seats and a table while the inward part resembles a room.
5. UNWANA AND NDIBE GOLDEN BEACHES
Unwana and Ndibe golden sand beaches are among the top attractions in Ebonyi State.
The beaches which are respectively located at Unwana and Ndibe in Afikpo North LGA are perfect for picnics, relaxation, sunbathing, sport fishing, canoe-racing, swimming, fishing, and yachting. shell exploration and more.
There are in every case brimming with exercises during the end of the week and furthermore in merry periods with a lot of individuals present with inn facilities around to go through the evening.
One thing that is the same among the two extraordinary seashores is the Golden sand.
In case you’re searching for a beach for a picnic, shells exploration, Sportfishing, sunbathing, boat cruising and canoe racing, Unwana and Ndibe brilliant sand seashores.
(Written by Chinecherem Ejiogu)