The evergreen vegetation coupled with varying weather conditions has shaped Nigeria into a magical work of nature. Nigeria would always be seen as one of the heartbeats of magical adventure in Africa. A country endowed with natural and mineral resources. The country houses many tribes. The beauty of these tribes ranges from their culture, arts, tradition, languages to several magical crafts of nature.
Many Nigerians have often longed to leave the country in order to get a better view of the world. In the actual reasoning, many foreigners cannot wait to visit the country that holds the most adventurous sight in Africa. Here are some wonderful works of nature that you might doubt their existence in Nigeria.
1) Gurara Waterfall:
In the Northern part of the country, between Suleja and Minna lies a heart tripping water fall called the Gurara water fall. The water fall has its name originated from two gods: Gura and Rura. Before the western civilization, the community that lived around the waterfall used to worship the falls. They believe it could solve most of their problems and offered sacrifices to the fall. Currently, Gurara holds one of the most enchanting mystical sight of nature for both Nigerians and foreigners. Towards the dry season, it remains ever calm and roars thunderously during the rainy season. Here are some amazing sights of Gurara water fall.
2) Riyom Rock:
One of the most enchanting scenic works of nature in the country could be seen in Plateau State. It holds a mystical and magical rock formation popularly known as the Riyom Rock. Looking at the way the boulders of rock arranged on top of each other, one might be carried away by this wonderful work of nature. One of the amazing facts of this rock is that it actually looks like the map of Plateau State when viewed from a certain angle.
3) Awhum Cave:
Deep beneath the Eastern part of the country, in the heart of Amugwe village in Udi local Government Area of Enugu state lies a magical scenery of nature. One believed to be more of spiritual than physical. The Awhum water fall is popularly known for its high spiritual power. With the water falling thunderously from a height above 30 metres, one could do nothing but stare continuously at this magical scenery of nature. The villagers believe that the water have healing powers and is also capable of driving away evil spirits. Here are some pictures of the water fall.
4) Idanre Hill:
The Idanre Hill could be described as a magical work of nature that holds many historical documentation. It is one of the most wonderful natural landscape in Ondo State. The people living around this hill build their houses on top of the hills. This made the sight of Idanre Hill to look so alluring and captivating. Here are some pictures.
5) Farin Ruwa Water Fall:
Within the central part of Nigeria lies the Farin Ruwa Water fall. A sight beholding an alluring beauty of nature. The Farin Ruwa Water fall is among the highest water falls in Nigeria. Walking through its woods, one could hear the birds humming melodiously. There are few local huts 6km away from the fall. This water fall has been one of the recreational centres in the country. Here are some pictures of this water fall.
Generally, Nigeria is a country that upholds many wonders of nature. The Geographical and Geological features of the country tell a lot about her beauty and abundance in mineral resources.