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Lagos Nightlife, Nigeria

Explore the winding cobblestone alleys of Lagos City and breathe in its vibrant nightlife. When in Lagos keep a pair of comfy shoes handy because soon the rhythm of the city will have you moving to its infectious beat.One of the places that you must stop for a visit is the Bon Vivant Café. A visit there is always jam packed and exciting! Dance the night away to everything from Brazilian beats, Spanish salsas, R n B tunes and Hip Hop grooves. The café does not close until the sun rises and you can take a relaxing walk on the beach in front of the cafe and watch the sun rise. Younger crowds gravitate to the loud, open air, welcoming bar called The Three Monkeys. Here you can find a combination of cool music, great rhythms and good food. If you are planning to backpack your way through the countryside, a stop at Whytes is a definite must. Travelers from around the world converge in this location to commit the 9 Deadly Sins. This is a drinking contest where one needs to down 9 shooters, souls brave enough to try this are given free t-shirts that they wear with pride. Here continuous attempts are made to beat the world record. If you fancy yourself a beer man, grab a funnel and add your mark to the international tally found on their wall of fame. A wonderful source of free entertainment in the city can be found in the main square where you can watch all types of entertainment from, performing street magicians to artists doing their portraits. For shop-aholics, Lagos is the city for you since their shops are open 24/7. Here you can find row upon row of shop with great deals on local products from perfumes, gold jewelry, spices and the latest brand names. Why not enjoy a night of dance and drama with a presentation from the Pec Repertoire Theatre, a professional traveling theatre founded by John Pepper Clark. This Yoruban tradition of the traveling theatre called Alárìnjo, dates back to the sixteenth century. They provide live drama, entertainment, satire, and mild social commentary. Lagos city has something to offer everyone. Soccer or football fans can visit the Onikan Stadium and catch an intense game of football. Lagos has been host to several sports fiestas like the Second All African Games held in 1972 and the African Cup of Nations Cup tournament, in February 2000. The infectious rhythm of Lagos city will take you by storm and sweep you away. Allow your self to be taken by the current and enjoy everything it has to offer.
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