Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

culled from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1118 The dense forest of the Osun Sacred Grove, on the outskirts of the city of Osogbo, is one of the last remnants of primary high forest in southern Nigeria. Regarded as the abode of the goddess of fertility Osun, one of the pantheon of Yoruba gods, the landscape…

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Olumirin Water Falls

My Experience by MOMOH IKPEMOSI Crafted in between the stony curves, the splendour of the Olumirin water fall always baffles tourists who visit Erin Ijesha in Osun state. Approaching the water fall, you are welcome with sounds of water splashing from high miles and good scenes of rocky hills The waterfall paints…

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Osun Osogbo Festival

The early history of the Oshogbo people is founded on mythical and spiritual beliefs, along the lines of the traditions of the Yoruba people. The Osun river goddess is credited with the founding and establishment of Oshogbo town. Some describe her as the Oso-Igbo, the queen and original founder of…

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