Popularly called the ‘Brown roof city’ because of its unique and ‘beautiful’ array of brown roof houses.
Ibadan is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria.
The documented history of the Yoruba race begins with the Oyo empire. This makes Ibadan a place of deep history, culture and stories.
With a population of over 6 million, it is the third most populous city in Nigeria after Lagos and Kano; it is the country's largest city by geographical area.
You can explore Ibadan through the popular University of Ibadan, connect to the site of the first television station in Africa and you end the day at Nigeria’s first skyscraper, Cocoa House, which opened in 1965.
The city is also home to a number of research institutes such as the research institutes for Forestry, Horticulture and Agriculture.
Your travel bag to Ibadan will be incomplete without a pen, a notepad and a camera.
Most importantly, you shouldn’t leave Ibadan without eating amala (abula), a popular Yoruba food and the main dish of Ibadan people.