Welcome To Edo
Edo State is known as the heart beat of the Nigeria. It is also known for its hospitality and peaceful cohabitation among neighbouring communities and visitors. The main ethnic groups in Edo State are Edos, Afemais, Esans, Owans and Akoko Edos. Virtually all the groups traced their origin to Benin City hence the dialects of the groups vary with their distance from Benin City.
The palace, built by Oba Ewedo (1255AD – 1280AD), is located at the heart of ancient City of Benin. It was rebuilt by Oba Eweka II (1914–1932) after the original building was destroyed during the 1897 war with the British. The palace was declared a UNESCO Listed Heritage Site in 1999.
The Royal Palace of Oba of Benin is a celebration and preservation of the rich Benin culture. Most of the visitors to the palace are curators, archaeologists or historians.
The Benin Kingdom was “one of the oldest and most developed states in the coastal hinterland of West Africa”. It was formed around the 11th century AD, and lasted until it was invaded by the British Empire in 1897.
Promoting the Edo culture by providing public-related information and profiling.
Festivals and events are recognized as an excellent means by which local communities can celebrate local assets, strengths and history, while taking a targeted approach to attracting visitors In addition to financial contribution and marketing and publicity.
Media & Branding
Printing of materials, Jerseys & branding of various types of clothes. Website design & internet advertising.
Invest in tourist attraction sites, infrastructure, and local communities in order to promote domestic tourism.
To carry out other business activities that promotes tourism in Edo State.
Building sales relationship and organizing sales seminars. Local and international trade show representation.
To make culture a profitable enterprise and contributor to social development in this age of globalization.
School excursions, Birthdays, Marriage Anniversary
Plan trips and accommodations to any destination in Edo State.
Sales and management of property.
Souvenir and all type of goods on retail as well as on wholesales, Nigeria and abroad.
Promoting small and medium businesses through Edo Community Foundation.
We are the best in business
We specialize in well planned, private and custom tour. Our trips will take you round Benin and Edo state.
If you have a question about a tour, want to give us some feedback, pay for a tour or school excursions, request a quote, or just want to say “Hi,” feel free to call or email us. All of our contact information is below:
At VisitEdo souvenir complex in Benin city. you will find the best selection of souvenir items, gift items with Edo motiv and lots of other exciting things. We also have a great selection of wooden artwork and bronze work.
Affordable and unforgettable school excursion programs – gain a better appreciation and understanding of the diversity and importance of Edo artwork and culture.
Join us to explore our cultural heritage and monuments.
Let’s see what can be done with these remaining monuments to an ancient civilization? How stringently should they be protected? How are different countries approaching preservation?
Partner and support are needed when growth becomes necessary in order to move our state to a better direction. We want to partner with people that will like to promote Edo State as a tourist destination
A monument is a type of structure that was created to commemorate a person or event, or which has become relevant to a social group as a part of their remembrance of historic times or cultural heritage, due to its artistic,
The protection of cultural monuments is very important. They are symbols of our past and important to our future identity.
They are treasure of our land and the symbol of our civilization, they help Us appreciate our ancestors and knowledge the sacrifices they gave.
They are evidences of our history and civilization and can boast our tourism industry.
Monument are :
church, temples, mosques, memorials, buildings, landmarks, pillars, fountains, graves stones, monoliths, mounds, palaces, statues, tombs, etc…
How we can preserves it.
Awareness campaign to educate community
Strict Government action & plan to save monuments.
39, Sokponba Rd, Benin city,
Edo State, Nigeria