Historical places you will like to visit in Yoruba land.
Yoruba is one of blessed Tribe in the Nigeria that has good historical heritage, and is one of the must according people or tribe in Africa and in the world.
There are many places you will like to visit in Yoruba land which are historical places
- Olumo Rock .
Olumo Rock is found in Abeokota, the State Capital of Ogun State. No one can say or tell about the evolution of Olumo Rock. This is a rock that served as shelter and fortress for the egba people during a inter city war in the year 1830. This rock is a unity and unfailing protection in the history of Egba land.
This rock has an historical monument which has a muster tree growing on it, the tree has been there for about 200 year and the rock is 137 meters about the sea level.
There was a woman living inside one of the caves surrounding the rock, the woman is about 140 years.
As you can see there is a Modern infrastructures of a heavy duty glass escalator running around through the different levels of the rock, their is also a well-constucted stair for visitors who fairs alot to climb the mountains. Olumo rock was renovated by His Excellence Former Governor of Ogun State Otunba Gbanga Daniel in 2004.
- Osun-Oshogbo Scared Grove.
The famous place was located in the state capital of Osun State (Oshogbo).
It was located along the banks of the Osun River, it’s also a wonderful place in Yoruba history. This point is filled with sculptures, sanctuaries, Shrines and artworks.
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove: This historical place is located in Osogbo. It’s one of the most famous places in Osun State. The Osun goddess know as Yeye Osun together with a virgin lady calabash Carrier called (ARIGBA) are major woman who is responsible for the annual festival to take place.
The goddess of the river had help many barren to bear child with several promises to came bring back something as deity.
This festival is a well known and famous through out the world. Brazil, Peru, Cuba, America, Germany, UK, Trinidad and Tobago, among other countries of the world. The aforementioned countries have Yoruba people living in their countries who performs sign and wonders as if they were in Yoruba land. Especial Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago who worships an (idol) in Yoruba land called ORIOLOKUN.
Oduduwa is know to be the father of Yoruba people, which history made it known his from Saudi Arabia.
There was a grove called Oduduwa Grove in ile-ife Osun State. This is a well known place for Oduduwa who was the legendary ancestor and progenitor of Yoruba People. He founded a city called ile-ife and also a last resting place in the world.
Every year thousands of people visit Oduduwa Grave. From Other part in Nigeria, Africa as it is an international tourists centre.
He is also called Oduduwa (Atewan ro) mean person who came through chain from heaven.