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National Art Theatre

Iganmu Rd., Lagos 101261, Nigeria
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Our National treasure.

The National Art Theatre is one of the historical tour destination in Lagos. It is an ideal tourist... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
tour2nigeria
,
ikeja
via mobile
Great Picnic Atmosphere

Went picnicking and met quite a large number of other people out there with the same intention as... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
waleakinola
,
Lagos, Nigeria
via mobile
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26 Jul 2017
“Our National treasure.”
20 Aug 2016
“Great Picnic Atmosphere”
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Iganmu Rd., Lagos 101261, Nigeria
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

The National Art Theatre is one of the historical tour destination in Lagos. It is an ideal tourist destination for Private and Group tours. It is educative for the children and it is a place of history and an architectural master piece.

Thank tour2nigeria
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went picnicking and met quite a large number of other people out there with the same intention as ours. Didn't have access to the Art Gallery but the front view art work made a tremendous piece of great background for some nice pictures!

Thank waleakinola
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Why bother going into the half functioning theater when there is enough beauty on the outside? The sculptures, the trees, the carvings on the walls, the architecture, the lakes, the submerged bridges, and roads, the lawns, the thick bushes, the horses, the picnickers, etc. I...More

1  Thank Chije
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

i enjoyed the two hours there. looks as if the place is being fixed up. impressed at the lack of litter. gardens are pretty and the saying "far from the maddening crowed" is so true.. very piecefull... will be back

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We could not go into the theatre because a politician was there. We could only enter to a gallery which had very poor exibition. None of our questions about the pictures were answered, the same information was told us about them that we read next...More

Thank Nagy H
Reviewed 9 November 2015

The National Arts Theatre is the primary centre for the performing arts in Nigeria. The monument is located in Iganmu, Lagos State. Construction was completed in 1976 in preparation for the Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977.Between 1975, and July 2009, the National Theatre...More

1  Thank Aver A
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This Landmark is embodied with so much history, being the first place Nigeria celebrated the biggest Tourism event, Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977 (FESTAC77). Built by a Bulgarian company and today its still use for a lot of cultural activities and events.

Thank tour2nigeria
Reviewed 2 October 2014

I was happy to see that stage plays are coming back and people are embracing the idea. It will be nice to make the National Theater environment more attrative to encourage turm out for activities held at that venue

2  Thank Frank T
Reviewed 3 September 2014

i was there watching the Musical Concert the atmosphere is great enough car park for everyone and its free also European dishes for breakfast/Lunch /Dinner ..Adequate security Personal for every one in the Theater and very clean and spacious Bathroom for ladies and Gentlemen .it...More

2  Thank kay8de
Reviewed 12 June 2014

it is one place a like going. it creates a warm welcome for people who history, culture and arts. I hope the management of the theatre would work on retouching some fading wall paints at the exterior.

Thank Olusola F
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ifunanyaubani
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Response from tour2nigeria | Reviewed this property |
Hello Ifunanyaunani to have a picnic on the lawns you do have to get an approval from the management. should you need an assistance for that do let me know.
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