Amuwo-Odofin is a local government area in Lagos State, Nigeria. It is one of the twenty local government areas in the state. Amuwo Odofin local government area is located at the Lagos West Senatorial District. It sits on a vast expanse of land and is bordered by Snake Island.
The closest airport to Amuwo Odofin is Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Ikeja, Lagos. The distance from Amuwo Odofin to Murtala Muhammed International Airport is about 27.7 km (59 min) through Apapa Oworonshoki Express Way. Being surrounded by water, the major means of transportation in Amuwo Odofin are canoes, ferry boats, buses and motorcycles.
Amuwo Odofin witnesses a tropical climate characterized by two distinct seasons, namely dry season which lasts from November to March and rainy season which starts in April and ends in October. The northeast trade wind and the south westerly wind blows in the dry and rainy seasons respectively.
The top restaurants in Amuwo Odofin are clustered around Festac and Mile 2 areas of the town. These restaurants are notable for serving mouth watering local and intercontinental dishes to their guests.
One of the interesting places in Amuwo Odofin is Jankara Market – the largest market in Lagos where items such as tie-dyed cloth, pottery and clothing are sold. Apapa Amusement Park is a tourist attraction close to Amuwo Odofin. It is located in Apapa and is about 1 hour drive from Amuwo Odofin. Festival Mall is another place to hang out in Amuwo Odofin. This hangout spot in Amuwo Odofin has Siverbird Cinema in it.