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In every city of the world there are magnificent building worth seeing . For people who value architectural design and details Lagos will be a great city to explore. There are some buildings located in Lagos that are beautifully designed and some have historical value , they serve as monument and some simply as buildings that must be seen while in Lagos because of their beauty.
1.Cathedral church of Christ
the cathedral Church of Christ is located in Marina in Lagos state Nigeria. It is the oldest Anglican cathedral in Nigeria.
The fact is this building is an ancient building with classy design making it one of the most beautiful building in the city of Lagos, It also has a unique plain colour and stands out amongst all of the building in close proximity to it.
2. National Arts theater
The national arts theatre Lagos is located in Iganmu, Sururele . It was built as a primary center for performing Arts in 1976.There is no doubt that it is an architectural master piece and a perfect destination for tourist going on an individual tour or group tour.The building has a very large capacity of 5000 sitter and has collapsible stage.
The company that designed the national arts theatre is a Bulgarian construction company, The building is a must see not only because of it’s Beautiful structure and large capacity but also for the fact that you will find the collection of modern Nigeria art in it, The beautiful sculptures outside the building and very beautiful serene environment is worth exploring.
Located in surulere Lagos.Tejuosho Market was affected by fire in the year 2007 and was rebuilt with the support of the Lagos State government and some engineering firm. The market was rebuilt with a larger capacity by a construction company with over 25 years experience, it is no wonder the 4 story building is beautiful, and well built with it levels well-defined too.
It is a great place to go on a tour and to shop in with variety of goods, services , proximity to banking area ,large parking lot to accommodate a lot of cars at a time hence it is convenient for shopping.
There is also no need to worry about your safety because the Tejuosho market is also well secured.
4. Bogobiri House
You will find this beautiful building in ikoyi Lagos, It’s impossible not to notice a beautiful pair of yellow Gates that greets you on the entrance with leaf and feather shape cut outs.Bobogiri House is such a beautiful sight to behold right from the entrance of the building down to the interior design is outstanding.
The exterior of this artistic building is decorated with beautiful mosaic which were made from colourful beads as well as tiles.
It has an art gallery , a library and an art shop.
5. The Lagos Central Mosque
The Lagos central mosque is popularly known for its strategic location at the center of town and very busy street in Lagos island. The mosque was opened for use in 1988 designed by a company by name G-cappa limited which is a Nigerian building company.
The Lagos central mosque has a building space of about once acre and has four prominent minarets, two small and two tall ones,
6.British Council Lagos
In the colonial days the British council Lagos was an exclusive European area and used to have tall walls but was eventually restructured to create a sense of openness. This reconstruction and replacing of walls was done by architectural firm allies and Morrison the walls we are replaced with closely located vertical poles.
The building materials that were used to achieve this magnificent architectural design was iroko timber which was locally sourced. There is a double height foyer which serves as an entrance to the garden, you will notice that the council’s public functions are very visible from that point of view. The current design of the British council Lagos was brilliantly put together to provide a sense of openness while maintaining standard and security.
7. Nestoil Tower
The Nestoil tower is located in Victoria island it is a beautiful residential apartment that is popular for it’s impeccable architectural design. It is indeed one of the beautiful buildings in Lagos metropolis.