Kano is a state in Nigeria. It is situated in the North-Western part of the country. Its capital city is also called Kano, which is the largest and the most populated in the state. Kano state is bordered to the Northwest by Katsina State and the northeast by State. Kano state has 44 Local Government Areas situated within it and it is mostly inhabited by the Hausa People. Kano state is known to be the second largest industrial center in Nigeria, and also its inhabitant engages in subsistence and commercial agriculture.
Kano Travel Guide
There are three major tourist attractions in Kano State, the Kurmi Market is one. It was established in the early 15th century and it is still being used till date. It is also the largest market in the state and also said to be the largest in Africa. The second is the Emirs Palace, which was built by Muhammadu Rumfa, it is the oldest continuous site of authority in Nigeria. The third attraction is the Ancient Kano City Walls, it is made up of the Kurmi Market, Emir’s Palace and the Dala Hills. It is also listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Best Hotels in Kano
Kano state has a lot of hotels spread out within its vicinities, most of the best ones are located in Kano city, and some of the best hotels in Kano State are Horizon Hotels Limited, Niimah Guest Palace, Tahir Guest Palace and several more. These and more top Kano hotels can be easily booked on Travel.jumia.com. There are a number of affordable hotels in Kano that is well suited for budget travellers for as low as N2,000.
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Transportation in Kano
Kano state is served by an international airport, which is located in Kano City.
For getting around, yellow and blue colored taxis can be easily hired to take you where you want to go to at a fee. You can also hire motorized rickshaws for short distance journey.
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