Tourist Attractions in Cross River State
Tourism, Tourist Attractions in Cross River State
|Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary
Calabar Drill Monkey Ranch
Cross River National Park
Mary Slessor Building
Obudu Mountain Resort
Old Residency Calabar
Tinapa Business Resort
TOURISM IN CROSS RIVER STATE
Cross River State, Nigeria, boost of many tourist attractions. Great and beautiful tourist places such as Obudu Mountain Resort, Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary, Cross River National Park and many more are located in the state.
Cross River State stands on a very unique spot of what is known today as South South Nigeria (Niger-Delta region). From the soaring plateaus of the mountain tops of Obudu to the Rain forests of Afi, from the Waterfalls of Agbokim and Kwa to the spiralling ox-bow Calabar River which provides sights and images of the Tinapa Business Resort, Calabar Marina, Calabar Residency Museum and the Calabar Slave Park along its course, there is always a thrilling adventure awaiting the eco-tourist visiting Cross River State.
Other tourist attractions are the Ikom Monoliths (a series of volcanic-stone monoliths constructed some time between 2500 BC and 1 AD), the Mary Slessor Tomb, Calabar Drill Monkey Sanctuary, Cross River National Park, Afi Mountain walkway canopy, Kwa falls, Agbokim waterfalls, Tinapa Business Resort and the annual Calabar Carnival that takes place during the Christmas period.
Cross River State can be accessed by air through the Margaret Ekpo International Airport at Calabar. There are daily flights to Calabar, the capital of Cross River State from Lagos and Abuja.
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