Do I hear wedding bells ringing? Do we have any lady that has finally caught the bouquet after so many trials? Or we’ve got the spinsters that have finally heard the gospel of “Will you…?” and replied with the usually cliche, “yes”? Was it an experience of jumping for joy or standing in one position, appearing shocked? Was it the best moment of your life and you gave him a long french kiss after he had proposed? Well, a wedding is meant to be magical, a wedding should have a surreal feeling, a wedding should attach historical and traditional importance. This is just to enlighten you about beautiful places where weddings can take place and not just beautiful places, places with a rich history and strong cultural ties. Here are some of them;
Mapo Hall is one of those places in Ibadan where you can have a traditional wedding that attaches much importance to cultural ties and historical tales. Mapo Hall simply gives a unique and pretty scenery that gives your wedding that added spice and beautiful look. Having a wedding in such graceful colonial building is going to be a fulfilling one.
Rock Castle Hotel
Located close to Tiga dam, in the outskirts of the city of Kano, is a tourist site with amazing features. The hotel which dates back to Queen Elizabeth’s first visit to Nigeria in 1956, is a remarkable spectacle as there’s an avenue for a unique marriage ceremony and boat cruising for any post marital activity.
Rurum Tourist Resort
Some kilometers away from the Tiga dam, is a tourist center of good repute and exquisite taste, coupled with a nuptial feel that gives a wedding ceremony that extra touch of elegance. The area provides a lovely scenery with a cool and calm ambiance.
If there’s one place you are going to celebrate an elegant beginning of a wonderful marriage, Muson Center has got to be that place. It’s referred to as the most prestigious and exclusive performance hall in Lagos. The Civic auditorium is one exquisite place where love can be reborn and rebuilt.
Isaac Boro Park
Isaac Jasper Adaka Boro Park is named after an Ijaw revolutionist and environmentalist. It’s another lovely place where one can organize traditional marriage ceremonies. It’s located in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State.
Oguta Lake Holiday Complex
In Imo State, lies the second largest natural lake in Nigeria, Oguta Lake. Its complex comprises of a golf course, a hotel for lodging and refreshment, and a recreation park where wedding ceremonies can take place. There are guarantees of a cool atmosphere and a serene environment for such special occasions.
Solomon Lar Amusement Park
Named after a notable Nigerian politician and former Governor of Plateau State, Solomon Lar, is an amusement park that is known for hosting different exquisite marriages and fun filled events in Jos.
University of Ibadan Botanical Garden
A ceremony which involves the tying of nuptial knots coupled with a serene environment with lovely trees and amazing shrubs; not leaving out a friendly ambiance and spending absolute quality time with family and friends. These are some of the vital things you get at the University of Ibadan Botanical Garden.
Calabar Botanical Garden
Established towards the end of the 19th Century is a beautiful and fantastically graceful landmark that has stood the test of a long period of time. The Calabar Botanical Garden is located at Mary Slessor avenue and it offers a lovely scenery with a fresh feel of natural splendor. It’s suitable for tying strong nuptial knots that will stand the test of time just like the garden as done.
Although the National theater located in Iganmu, Lagos, is used largely for drama, film shows, exhibitions, workshops, conventions and symposia, it is also notable for exotic and high class marriage ceremonies. It brings a unique feel and an important spice to one’s wedding.