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6 interesting places you must visit in Jos

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6 interesting places you must visit in Jos

6 interesting places you must visit in Jos

Jos, the city located on the Jos Plateau, during British  colonial rule, Jos was very important to the mining industry and is presently the trading hub of the state and country at large as commercial activities are on the increase steady.

The beautiful city has cool weather like that of Europe, with the presence of mountains and hills making it possible. Sometimes ice-hailstones fall during the rainy season because of the cooler temperatures at high altitudes.

These cooler temperatures made Jos the favourite holiday location for tourists from the past colonial times to the present day tourists and visitors of the city.

So in case, you’re thinking of visiting the City of Jos anytime soon or in the future, Dailyfamily provides 6 interesting places you must visit in Jos.

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  1. Jos Wildlife Park:

There are various animal parks in the country of peace and tourism, but the Jos Wildlife Park is one of the most popular.

The Jos Wildlife Park, which was founded in 1972 and stretches into the pine forest and the Vongnifwel Hill, houses a rare and unusual assortment of wild animals, reptiles, and birds.
Within the park, there are picnic areas and a history museum that explains the park’s and state’s stories.

6 interesting places you must visit in Jos: Jos Wildlife Park

6 interesting places you must visit in Jos: Jos Wildlife Park

The Jos Wildlife Park is in the heart of town, and it’s extremely easy to find because it’s right off the main road. The entrance charge is 200naira, and they close at 6:30 p.m. at the latest. Because there is no time limit or tour guide, be careful not to get lost and maintain track of time, as you may become engrossed and lose track of time.

The park is home to a diverse assortment of wildlife and domestic animals.

It is an amazing must-see for nature and animal enthusiasts.


2. Wase Rocks:

The view of Wase Town from the pinnacle of this rock formation is spectacular, as the rock stands around 250 meters or 800 feet above the town’s plane. Climbing the rock is worthwhile because of the beautiful views and tranquillity at the top.

Wase rocks

Wase rocks

If you’re feeling adventurous and looking for a challenge then climbing this rock will fulfil those burning passions within you.


3. Assop falls:

Assop Waterfall

Assop falls

This spectacular waterfall is located approximately 70 kilometres from Jos, alongside the Jos Kagoro road. This waterfall collects water from the Assop River and distributes it to the grasslands and vegetation that surround it. A portion of the Jos Plateau is also drained by it. The scenery offers a paradise-like appearance, making it a fantastic location for creating gorgeous, nature-inspired photos.

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4. Pandam Game Reserve:

Pandam Game Reserve and Wildlife Park, located in Plateau State, is home to a variety of uncommon and unique animals and birds. It is a natural animal habitat that has attracted tourists and researchers from all over the world, but it has been neglected for years.

The wildlife reserve, which was established in 1972 and is located in a small village called Pandam in the Qua’an Pan local government area, is located beside the Lafia-Shandam Road to the north of the Benue River and is only 60 kilometres from Lafia, Nasarawa State’s capital.

6 interesting places you must visit in Jos: Pandam Game Reserve

6 interesting places you must visit in Jos: Pandam Game Reserve

The deplorable state of the tourist hamlet, which is apparently chalets to house guests hidden behind towering trees, is the first thing you’ll encounter as you turn off the road towards the reserve.


5. Solomon Lar Amusement Park:

Solomon Lar Amusement Park

Solomon Lar Amusement Park

The Solomon Lar Amusement Park is located in the middle of the city. This park is one of Jos’ most tranquil and scenic tourist attractions. Many people come here for picnics, to relax, meditate, and to take in the beauty of the surroundings because of the big trees. It’s a good photo opportunity, and newlyweds can take advantage of it when taking romantic photographs. It has been used for filming numerous times.


6. Helena Farm:

Helena farm

Helena farm

Ornamental veggies and herbal plants are grown in this farm area. The Rose Merchant is another name for him. Rosemary, Cucumber, Bill, Broccoli, Asparagus, Basil, and Roses are among the many plants planted and cultivated here. At Helena Farm, the scent of roses fills the air, making it a delightful spot to visit with family or friends.


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