About Ikeja, Lagos
Ikeja is an uptown on the Mainland area of Lagos. It is well known as one of the commercial nerve centre of Lagos. The highbrow neighborhoods are Opebi, Ogba, Maryland, Government Residential Area (G.R.A) and other densely populated areas like Agidingbi, Oregun, Ojodu, Akiode and Alausa where the State Government secretariat is located. The Murtala Mohammed International Airport which serves the city of Lagos and environs is located in Ikeja.
Major Attractions in Ikeja
Ikeja is known for its vibrant night life with a lot of entertaining spots in every nook and cranny of the town. It has interesting and popular spots like the Ikeja City Mall, a one stop place for a dose of unending fun. If you love the Nigerian Afro beat and live band, you should check out the Africa shrine by late Fela Kuti. The town is also known to host the Computer Village, one of the largest Electronics and Gadgets markets in Africa. You shouldn't also miss out on Allen Avenue, famous for its bustling activities; there are restaurants and bars on almost every street.
Public Transportation in Ikeja
Moving around in Ikeja is not a problem; you can take a Taxi for as low as 500 Naira depending on your destination or go for the yellow commercial buses. Note that yellow cabs are not allowed in the Airport so you might want to use an unpainted Taxi which usually costs more.
Hotels in Ikeja
The Ibis Hotel Ikeja is one of the most wanted hotels in Ikeja due to its proximity to the Airport. Sheraton Hotel Ikeja is also another top hotel in the locality offering great services in a secluded and quiet environment. If on a low budget, you can also get cheap hotels in Ikeja that offer basic amenities for as low as 2,500 naira per night. For discount hotels in Ikeja, check Jumia Travel for the best deals. Book Now, Pay Later on most hotels!
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