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Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

Igbo Oro Road, Osogbo 230101, Nigeria
+234 806 231 6080
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Very intereesting place to visit

Susan Wenger, an artist and Yoruban priestess has transform this spiritual with her modern and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nomade123
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San Francisco, California
The surviving groove of a people

The Osun Oshogbo groove and the people of the ancient town are indivisible. The adoration for Osun... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Anago James Ake... O
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Lagos State, Nigeria
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Igbo Oro Road, Osogbo 230101, Nigeria
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+234 806 231 6080
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"sacred grove"
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"a unesco world heritage site"
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"guide"
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"nature"
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"fee"
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"entrance"
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"groove"
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"monkeys"
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"wenger"
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"tradition"
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"goddess"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Susan Wenger, an artist and Yoruban priestess has transform this spiritual with her modern and magical scupturees.

Thank nomade123
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The Osun Oshogbo groove and the people of the ancient town are indivisible. The adoration for Osun, the deity of fertility is undeniable. The numerous monkeys along the road to the groove and in the groove are a spectacle to behold as they are used...More

1  Thank Anago James Ake... O
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I was there severally time but the best season is august when the festival take place. Tradition, religions and Nature become a mix of colours and sounds. You can choose to enjoy the relaxing side or the learning side. Everyday you can discover new things...More

Thank Don L
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Can easily do this on your own, however I did it with a guide in hopes of learning more about the Yorba culture. Walk through a tranquil park with interesting sculptures.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

I strongly recommend going to Osun-Osogbo grove if you are in the area. When entering the grove through the main gate, you can already feel the unique energy that lies within. We enjoyed a 2-hour walk through the grove, visiting two shrines and lots of...More

1  Thank sanhes
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to the Osogbo Secret Grove last week. We were accompanied by a priest. The nature and art from Susanne Wenger is really special and beautiful. One should wear sneakers, long trousers and Moskito spray.

1  Thank Yell S
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is by far the most amazing place I have entered. I want to thank Doyin Olosun for a very interesting tour in the Grove. As soon as you step into this sacred virgin forest, you immediately feel the magic all around you, and you...More

2  Thank Anne M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The Osogbo grove is a serene mystical place and the source of spiritual strength and growth for the Yoruba people including the diaspora. The site, a UNESCO world heritage site has been carefully maintained for tourists and religious devotees. I was impressed by the management...More

1  Thank vernonb689
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What a pristine Landmark preserved to perfection. The scultures and grounds are beautiful it was a pleseant beautiful walk through beautiful forest with gorgeous monkeys leading the way. It was a spritial high and a great chance to meditate and connect with the energies in...More

Thank Cetinst
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Was an interesting outing. The gate fee cost N200 for adults and free for children. There was a tour guide at no extra cost. At the entrance, there were lots of monkeys (not sure wat specie). The monkeys are friendly and they love to be...More

2  Thank ToyeenFam
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you can contact me if you need a tour guide
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Response from Titi_Dokubo | Reviewed this property |
Yon go by bus to Osogbo. However, when there, it is easier to take a cab, bargain with the driver to take you to the places you wish to visit. The buses run everyday. The journey lasts about 4 hours from Lagos and it is... More
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