January 21, 2021

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Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city of Rivers State, Nigeria. It falls in the south geopolitical zone, situated along the Bonny River and in the Nigeria Delta, it is famous for having a tropical wet climate. Also called the Garden city.

Here are popular places to visit in Ph City;

  • Pleasure park Port Harcourt
  • Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
  • Port Harcourt Zoo
  • Bonny island
  • Isaac Boro park
  • Bole King restaurant
  • Cinema House

Pleasure Park Port Harcourt

Pleasure park Port Harcourt is located along Aba road between the Army Barracks(Bori camp) and Air Force Base junction

This is an Amusement center, which features a lot of recreational activity that ranges from tower climbing, pedal boats, mini soccer field, mini-golf field, shooting-range, jogging centres to a 5-star cinema and a virtual reality game house.


Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
The Port Harcourt Tourist Beach is located along Kolabi Creek, east of the Old Township district, and about 146 miles (234.96 km) from Kribi in Cameroon. According to public opinion, it trends #2 of popular places to visit whilst you are in the city. Statistics have shown that every year the number of Tourists visiting the beach, has known to augment.
Its major attraction has been credited for the serene ambience it offers.

Port Harcourt Zoo
You should consider visiting this winsome zoo if you appreciate wildlife. The zoo is located at Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt.
Get involved with engaging activities like horse riding, feeding the monkeys, having a chit-chat with the parrots, and don’t forget to take lovely pictures.

Bonny island

The bonny island, situated at the southern edge of Rivers State in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It is near Port Harcourt city.
Ferries are the main form of transport to and from the island. It takes about an hour using a speed boat and an hour forty-five minutes using a normal boat. The island is much appreciated for its peaceful environs.
The Bonny island is known to host major social events and engagement especially during the Christmas period(Dec 27th-31st).

Isaac Boro park

This is a historical site. It has few statue dedicated to military patriots who died while saving the state.
This place offers one an opportunity to relive history and it’s a perfect spot for a picnic and a good relaxation.


Bole King Restaurant

Your visitation to Port Harcourt is quite incomplete if you haven’t had a nice meal of bole and fish. The bole and fish delicacy is one of the culinary arts of the people of Rivers. The meal consists of yam and plantain which is roasted locally and served with Rich seasoned palm oil sauce.
The bole king restaurant, located at 10A Omoku St. Woji, Port Harcourt, it’s recognized as one of the popular outlets where this meal could be procured. Although, you can as well purchase from roadside vendors.

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Visit the Cinema House
There are quite a lot of good cinemas in Port Harcourt city, the famous ones include Genesis cinema, a film house cinema, silver bird cinema, and pepperoni cinema.


Do you think there is any popular place missing here? I would like to know. Be kind to leave a comment at the box below. Thank you.

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