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6 cool spots for an even cooler Sallah in Abuja

1. Abuja National park and zoo Though the Abuja National Children’s Park and Zoo in Asokoroa limited species of animals,it remains one place in the…

1. Abuja National park and zoo

Though the Abuja National Children’s Park and Zoo in Asokoroa limited species of animals,it remains one place in the nation’s capital that nature lovers will always treasure. The park is one spot that leaves children with an impressive and unforgettable memory.
The zoo is divided in two sections where visitors can see different species of animals and there are also a variety of games for children and adults.
The place offers not many exotic wild animals but also domestic animals that children and adults can have a close look at and even feed them. The monkeys are always fun to feed and spend time with in the zoo.  Ostriches, crocodiles, tortoises, giraffes, zebras anddifferent types of snakes are some of the animals that visitors can have a fun-filled day with.
The playground in the second section of the park contains games like space net; conveyors cable, table tennis boards, basketball court and football pitch among others. The park’s picturesque view and serenity would surely offer a soothing environment for relaxation for every family this Sallah.
2. IBB Golf course
Located on Aso Drive, the IBB International Golf Course is a standard golf course which has grown to be a tourist attraction with beautiful undulating green area. The golf course is one of the most prestigious recreational spots in Abuja with its number of ponds, lake, streams and bridges.
Though the game is restricted to registered members, the club offers visitors and aspiring golfers something to enjoy.
The course, which has a driving range, offers visitors an experience of the great game of golf in all its ramifications. Visitors can also sign-up for coaching classes, hire golf carts and golfing equipment.
The driving range includes an in-house golf academy where members and visitors can test and perfect their drive using a state-of-the art computerised drive calculator. A visit to the driving range will convince a non-golfer to join the game of golf. This recreational spot with its greenery and serenity is the perfect place for a quiet and comfortable Sallah celebration.
3. Silverbird Galleria
Silverbird Galleria has over the years become a recreational fun spot for most families in Abuja. It operates on a daily basis but has more patronage during festivities. To enjoy a fun-filled day a ticket needs to be purchased for the family to enjoy an exciting and adventurous Sallah celebration.
Asides watching movies at the galleria, there are a number of fun spots that children can also enjoy there. They could enjoy a walk round the various malls and shops within the galleria. Another exciting place for most visitors is the famous restaurant within known as ‘Woks and Koi,’ which offers a contemporary-type of traditional Asian cuisines, with an elegant combination of incredible aromas and tastes. After a fun-filled day at the movies, visitors can always recap on activities of the day over dinner at this famous restaurant.
4. National Mosque
The size of the National Mosque makes it easily visible to any visitor. With its glistening golden dome and dominant presence in the Abuja skyline, it is a sight to behold. The edifice contains a library, conference hall, and a religious school.
With its spacious surroundings, families can always celebrate their Sallah there with the less-privileged in the society. If you are also thinking of enjoying Sallah with people of other faiths, the National Mosque is the perfect place for you. The mosque is open to non-Muslims during non-prayer times.
5. Wonderland Park
From its pirate ships, water splash, mouse roller coaster, carousel merry go round, jumping frog, cowboy house ride, capsule ride and happy worm among several other games, Wonderland Park has always been a number one fun spot for many people during festivities.
For children and adults alike, the park is always a place to be. Set in the heart of the city, it appeals to the kid in everyone. Consisting of rides that cater to all ages, it is the ideal fun destination for the family. The park also has a mini-zoo, a garden and a sitting area to give the right feel to a pleasant relaxation.
6. Jabi Lake
This man-made lake has green vegetation for relaxation and other social activities. The resort offers speed boat rides, canoe rides and horse rides.
Children can enjoy a luxury of games and fun activities asides the waterfront activities. Skating is a major activity that goes on in this relaxation spot. Its vast water resources provide fishing opportunities and it is common sight to see people fishing at thereall the time. Children can also enjoy the interesting activity just like fishermen also do.  
Jabi Lake is a one-stop recreation spot that offers a family a stress- free Sallah celebration.

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