Many visitors to Lagos are inexorably drawn to the city’s lifestyle – diverse culture, business hotspot and wealth of top architectures. Visitors to the city are always by amaze by the stunning, modernist architecture – things of beauty, symbols of their greatness. The city is a fascinating place for anyone with an interest in buildings, such as Intercontinental Hotel, National Arts Theatre and The Civic Centre. From new buildings to the landmarks, here’s our top ten list to some of the most beautiful buildings in Lagos, Nigeria.
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Cathedral Church of Christ Lagos
This building is located at Marina Street, Lagos island has an ancient look with its old days colour and architecture. The Cathedral Chruch of Christ is known to be the oldest Anglican cathedral in the church of Nigeria and one of the most beautiful on Africa. The construction of this Norman gothic building started in 1924 and was completed in 1946. To this day, the most important Christain religious events are held here, besides the regular worshipping. Visitors can explore the building and take photos. If in need of reconnection with your faith, then feel free to join the spiritually filled congregation along with choir performances.
Diamond Bank Official Head Office
PGD’s Place is Diamond Bank official head office situated at the Lekki-Epe Expressway. This structure differs from the normal architectural get up of Diamond bank branches scattered around. An architectural heaven with its very unique style. Sheet metals running along with the glass façade reflecting Lagos earthy backdrop to this innovative work environment. The building catches the eye from a distance and definitely hard to miss, wowing tourists and locals alike.
Address: Block 5, Plot 4 Bisway St, Maroko, Lagos, Nigeria
The Civic Centre
The famous Civic Centre at the heart of Victoria Island, Lagos. This award-winning facility boasts a breathtaking scenery of the Lagos lagoon. Leading event centre due to its high-quality banqueting, ultra-modern architectural structures and satisfies all needs of a centre. From vast parking lot to well organized security system, they are living a legend of event management.
Address: Ozumba Mbadiwe Rd, Eti-Osa 100001, Lagos, Nigeria
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
Located at Oniru Chieftancy Estate is the glamorous Four Point. One word to describe the building would be obvious as it looks like it was pulled right out of a casino movie. The night time compliments the building, easy to see why is one of the most beautiful buildings in Lagos, Nigeria. Four Point by Sheraton is not only notable for its one of a kind architecture but also for its indoor pool, spa and Asian restaurant.
Address: Plot 9/10 Block, 2 Oniru Chieftaincy Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Central Bank Of Nigeria Lagos
This building used to be the headquarters of the Central Bank of Nigeria, before it was moved to the nation’s capital. It ranks as one of the tallest buildings in Nigeria. Colourful work environment, specifically created for business innovation.
This building at the crossroads of Lugard Avenue and Kingsway road is known to be the first environmentally certified building in Lagos. This ultra-modern, eco-friendly building is one of the most advanced developments in Nigeria. Easily one of the Lagos’ most recognisable and accessible buildings. Situated in Lagos’s commercial and retail area, contemporary establishment fused with the authentic vibe of modern lifestyles of the city.
Address: 21 Lugard Ave, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
National Arts Theatre Lagos
This is a multi-purpose performing arts theater in Lagos, with primary focus on arts performing and promotion in Nigeria. The building opened its doors in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC), in 1977. The building hosts several world class events, and houses a collection and handle exhibition of National Gallery of Modern Art. It’s a building in Lagos that shouldn’t be missed, iconic national landmark.
Address: Iganmu, Lagos, Nigeria
The international Hotel is nested in the heart of Lagos, with a jaw-dropping view over the bustling city. A five-star hotel that it provides services as such. Upbeat design, contemporary chic rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows featuring city views. The building is fully lit at night and gives off a romantic aura. Easily one of the most beautiful buildings in Lagos, definitely a wonder to behold.
Address: 52 Kofo Abayomi St, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Marriott Hotel Ikeja
The international Marriot Hotel is a luxury in the heart of Ikeja, Lagos. It’s exquisite nature not only limits to the special treatment of guests but also the structure of the building. An innovative stylish hotel offering a breathtaking view of Ikeja waterfronts.
Address: 2 Assibifi Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Nigeria
Cathedral of the Holy Cross
Picturesque cathedral located in Lagos Island. This building is the seat of the Archbishop of Lagos Archdiocese. French gothic architecture that brings an authentic aura to the environment. screams ancient. The look of the cathedral affects the environment and gives off an ancient aura. It is picturesque. And it’s been a great place of worship since the completion in 1938.
Address: 14 Catholic Mission St, Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria