Let’s Explore Abuja

Your unforgettable Abuja experience begins here.

“We want the world to know everything Abuja has to offer.”

Hi, thanks for coming around. My name is Kolade Fakunle, and I am a corps member currently serving in Abuja. I started Explore Abuja with a simple mission: to show the world everything Abuja has to offer.

For locals and tourists in Abuja, you can think of Explore Abuja as a digital guide to discover exciting places to visit, things to do, where to stay, events to attend, and other amazing experiences in the capital city.

Whether it’s bowling alleys, Chinese restaurants, digital museums, or affordable residential districts, Abuja has a lot to offer and we’ve got you covered. Play around, read through, and join our community. Thanks again for checking us out and I hope this site helps you explore Abuja with ease and excitement!

Explore by Activities

Eat and Drink

Shawarma, Smoky jollof rice, Suya, or Arabian tea? Find the best spots to get tasty meals and your favourite drinks for your nourishment.


Things to Do

Bowling, hiking, paintballing, or watching a Nollywood blockbuster at the cinema? There is an endless list of exciting things to do in the capital city.

Places to Visit

Museums, relaxation gardens, waterparks, or wildlife parks? Discover the exciting attractions that make Abuja unique and worth visiting.

Where to Stay

Need a decent place in Abuja for a short or long-term stay? Check out our list of the best hotels and accommodation options in the city.



Want to buy a new gadget, shop for groceries, or switch up your wardrobe? Discover the best markets for your needs, no matter your location.



Sucker for events and large gatherings? Get access to our curated list of parties, hangouts, festivals, and events that will keep you busy in Abuja.


Explore by Local Area Councils


Abuja Municipal (AMAC)







Explore by Phases & Districts

Phase 1

Abuja Phase 1 is the most developed phase in FCT and is host to sought-after residential districts. Districts in Phase 1 include Asokoro, Central Area, Garki I & II, Guzape I & II, Maitama, and Wuse & Wuse II.

Phase 2

With 15+ districts, Abuja Phase 2 is well-developed with lovely neighborhoods and infrastructure. Some popular districts in Phase 2 include Apo, Gudu, Jabi, Jahi, Kado, Katampe, Utako, and Wuye.

Phase 3

With 17+ districts, Abuja Phase 3 is a little developed and mostly located further away from the city centre. Popular districts here include Galadimawa, Gwarinpa, Kabusa, Karmo, Life Camp, Lokogoma, and Pyakasa.

Phase 4

Phase 4 has not seen substantial development since the master plan of Abuja was created. Districts you’ll find here include Bude, Chafe, Gwagwa, Gwari, Idu, Jaite, Kagini, Ketti, Kpoto, Parfun, Sheretti and Tasha.

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Read our Guides & Stories

Whether district guides, top-burning FCTA news, or restaurant recommendations, our blog details all you should know to stay informed in Abuja.

Let’s connect

Give us a follow today and be prepared to discover all of Abuja’s best-kept secrets.