5 things you can do this weekend in Abuja 16/12/2014




 

Located in the centre of the country and commonly referred to as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja is the home to beautiful hotels and parks. Are you planning to visit the city of Abuja and have a swell time while in the city?

Then Crystalbeds has got you covered. We have carefully compiled a list of 5 things you can do while in Abuja.

Watch a movie: Several cinemas are scattered around the city that offer blockbusters and the interesting Nigerian movies. Some of them include the Silverbird Cinema on Tafawa Balewa Way in the Central Business District, the French Cultural Centre, Libre Ville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse.

Go on a shopping spree: Abuja has lots of shopping malls where you don’t have to subject yourself to crowds or cranky shop owners. Some of the most popular are the Ceddi Plaza, Jabi Lake Mall, Park ‘n’ Shop, Asokoro Shopping Mall, Shoprite and many more.

Visiting Abuja’s open markets: Open markets are common sights in the capital city. An example is the Utako Market which is likely the most lively and crowded. Also considered as farmers’ market, cheap fresh fruits and vegetables can be gotten from the market.

Garki Model Market is said to be the least crowded probably because it is well laid out and more controlled. Then there is also the popular Wuse Market and the Garki International Market, where you can buy clothes and confectioneries.

Kado Fish Market is the place to go for your fresh water food and yummy fruits.

Family picnic: A visit to the Nation’s capital city is never complete without a memorable family picnic. One breathtaking place where you and members of your family can visit and do this is the popular Usuman Dam.

The dam has a peaceful and quiet setting and offers amazing view of mountains and hills. It is enclosed in a natural and breathtaking surrounding which cannot be ignored from the awesome landslides to its beautiful rock formations crowned with the interesting savanna vegetation.

Try Kayaking:  Ever heard of the word Kayaking before? Well, It’s a form of sport that would require you to sail in a body of water in a little boat known as a Kayak. Give it a try and you’ll be glad you did. You can go for kayaking in National Stadium  and it can be a very fun experience for you and your friends.

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