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I visited this tower many years ago as a young kid growing up in the ancient city of Ibadan. This... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
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Great view

It really stretches and feels like you can see the whole city. But kids should definitely have... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
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Jul 24, 2018
“Amazing sights”
Jun 2, 2017
Hilltop, Ibadan, Nigeria
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Located in Oke –Are, the tower was built in 1930. From the top of the tower, one could see at a glance the four corners of Ibadan metropolis. It gives a panoramic view of all the important places in the ancient city.

2  Thank Titi_Dokubo
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I visited this tower many years ago as a young kid growing up in the ancient city of Ibadan. This tower is fondly referred to as 'Oke Layipo' by the locals because of its spiral stairs. From this tower, you can view the entire city...More

Thank BOO259
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

It really stretches and feels like you can see the whole city. But kids should definitely have adult supervision climbing the tower

Thank ZainabAbdulai
Reviewed 30 January 2017

An interesting place to be, great picnic spot and good for history lovers. However, the state of the road and facilities are in deplorable state. The government needs to develop this place like Agodi Gardens to further encourage tourist and fun lovers.

Thank Olufunmilayo I
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful view, but There is no any care for this attraction by the concerned tourism in Ibadan, it is need a major maintenance , in addition to that the road condition of it is very bad.

Thank Tala-Gharib
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Offers one of the best vantage points to view the sea of red roofs the city is known for. The structure isn't so well maintained.

Thank moebunny
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

On a weekend trip to Ibadan , bowers tower was in my to do list. No one in the nearby vicinity could tell us the exact location. Even Google map took us through a road which ended in a wide drain. Finally when we almost...More

1  Thank Roobel
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Surprised that Bower Tower given any mention as the area it exists is not well demarcated, the tower which is at most 20 feet high, in a busy market street has no annotations on it and virtually no space for photography, if you asked 9...More

Thank Femorata
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

非常值得一游的景点。这里能够俯瞰全城的红铁皮屋顶。登塔的门票价格是200奈拉。楼梯很窄,要小心的爬。 It's the best site to view the whole city of Ibadan. The tower is not too high but very interesting. Be cautious about the steps inside, which are very narrow. But when you climb up, you'll find it's worth visiting. The entrance fee for...More

Thank looktoday
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Not being maintained but a nice place to see all of Ibadan from a small tower that is also located on a hill. Small stretch of bad road to get to it. If you are driving a low car DO NOT venture onto this road,...More

Thank Awhana
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28 July 2018|
Response from Ayoade A |
No that i know of. It is not monitored by the Oyo state Tourism board. But there are certain individuals who poses as tho they were put incharge of the place.. all you need do is give them a tip for you or on behalf of your... More
28 August 2017|
Response from BOO259 | Reviewed this property |
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2 February 2015|
Response from Habeeb A |
From UCH, Just a bike to Oke Aremo, tell the bike man you are going to 'Layipo' very close to 'Ibadan House'