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Did you know that Abuja is the first planned city in Nigeria? Oh Yes, it is!
Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria, and it is renowned as an expensive place to live. This city holds many tourist attractions such as the National assembly, cultural institutes, and even the Presidential Aso Rock. The city is situated in the centre of Nigeria. Compared to Lagos, Abuja has a cooler climate.
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Abuja is inhabited by top politicians in the country, business moguls, and so many other eloquent people. Due to this fact, many people believe they need a lot of money to have fun in Abuja. However, there are many budget-friendly places to hangout in Abuja. This is why I would give you a rundown of the top places to chill in Abuja.
Budget-Friendly Places to Hangout in Abuja
We all know Abuja is a city popular for rich vibes. So, having fun in Abuja without breaking a bank is considered unbelievable. Well, I am here to show you the top budget-friendly places to chill in Abuja.
#1 on our list is …
Trukadero by CityBowl
private places in Abuja where you should hangout with your friends.by City Bowl truly exists up to its name. This place is a popular bowling arena in Abuja. Here, you can chill out with your friends or spouse and have fun with a bowling ball. Aside from Bowling, you can play other billiards such as darts, snooker, and Carom. Trukadero also has a restaurant and a mini amusement park. Here, you can eat and hangout with your friends. This is one of the
Trukadero charges N1,000 on Monday and Tuesdays, while on other days, you will pay N2000.
Location: 131b Adetokunbo Ademola Cres, Wuse 2 904101, Abuja
BluCabana Restaurant & Cafe
How would you feel about visiting a lounge, restaurant, spa, gym, and swimming pool, this Christmas? Well, that’s just what BluCabana Restaurant offers you. You could get multi-hospitality services all from one location. And the amazing thing here is the moderately priced services.
Even if you need to have fun with your kids, BluCabana also has an outdoor kids playroom. In addition, BluCabana has a mobile app where you can order food and get it delivered. This is more reason BluCabana is on our list of top places to hangout in Abuja for Christmas.
Location: Plot 1322, Shehu Yar’adua Way, Mabushi 900108, Abuja.
Magic Land Park
Magic Land is a top amusement park in Abuja, which was formerly known as a wonderland. For those who love coaster rides, carousels, arcade games, you should visit this Nigerian based Disneyland. You can enter this park with N300, and you would be charged between N300-N600 for their rides. Due to its cheap entry price, Magic Land is amongst the budget-friendly places to hangout in Abuja.
Magic Land park has rides such as rollercoasters, pirate ships, flying towers, happy worm, bumper cars, water splashes, and so many others. Aside from the rides, you would be intrigued by the beautiful green environment of this amusement park.
Gate Fee: N300
Location: No. 1, Kukwaba Hills, Constitution Ave, Wuye, Abuja
The Secret Garden Abuja
A good comparison to the secret garden in Abuja is the garden of Eden. Don’t be surprised as it is also known as the Abuja Love garden. This place is hidden inside Riverplate Park, truly it is a secret garden.
As one of the private places to chill in Abuja, you would find diverse tasty meals. Meal options range from barbecues to sandwiches, burgers, pizza, wine, cocktails, and many more. Even if you are not visiting Riverplate Park, you need to dine and have fun in this garden. This is a perfect location to have a date with your partner this Christmas.
The crush Cafe is the recommended location for an all-around hangout. The crush Cafe has recreational facilities, a bar and grill arena, and a restaurant. You could try out nicely prepared local meals from the restaurant or play games such as volleyball, table tennis and Ping pong. Nonetheless, the bar and grill spot would also serve you and your friends. The crush Cafe is amongst the top places to chill in Abuja.
Tip: You may bump into a celebrity, so come with a good camera.
Location: Bonny B Corner Shop, 1st Avenue, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
The Millennium Park is the largest public park in Abuja. At this park, you would find the waterfall and fountains intriguing. This is one of the places to hangout in Abuja with your loved ones. Here, you would enjoy the beautiful scenery and the lush green environment.
In addition, the Millennium park allows its visitors to host events such as birthday parties, get-togethers, and even burial ceremonies. The park boasts of high security, as every movement is watched and people are not allowed past 9 pm. At the millennium park, you would feel closer to nature with the green life, old scribblings, bird squeaking and so on.
Furthermore, you should visit this park with a friend. Don’t forget to bring along a music box, mat, food, and a camera.
Gate Fee: Free
Location: 5, Usuma St, Abuja
For those looking for budget-friendly places to chill in Abuja this Christmas, then Waffle Way is a good spot to eat and chill.
How do you like your Waffles?
The Waffleway offers you a delicious waffle breakfast at a price of N5,500. This meal is loaded with enough berries, eggs, sausage, waffles, and a nicely prepared ginger tea. You can also get their flu breaker tea for N1,800. Aside from these, Waffle Way also offer different meal combinations of waffle, pancakes, burger, and iced tea.
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Location: 45, Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja, 900271
Central Park Abuja
Central Park is one of the best places to chill in Abuja with your loved ones. It is a top-notch location to enjoy this Christmas with your family. To put, it is also inexpensive. This park offers many fun activities such as Go-Kart, paintballing, Arcade, and Tapas on the green. There are also a waterfall, ponds, children’s playground, water park, e.t.c.
At budget of N10k, you would get a good experience., you would also have so many food choices to pick. These meals range from Pizzas to Barbeque, snails stew, chicken Steele, milkshakes, drinks, chips, and so many others. With a
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Gate Fee: N500
Location: Plot 174, Kur Mohammed Avenue Central Business area,
Beside Kebbi hotel (Former GSM village).
If you love unique products, then you will fall in love with Bature Brewery. Bature brewery is the first microbrewery in Nigeria, and also the first craft beer producer in the country. They are located in Abuja and Lagos. A visit to the Bature brewery simply means tasting uniquely crafted beers. Their beers are brewed with various Nigerian flavours that you would find tasty. Unlike the mass-produced regular beer, their beers are not bland. So, this is one of the coolest places to hangout in Abuja.
At the Bature Brewery, there is an outdoor terrace and an indoor bar where you could chill with your friends. At the bar, you’ll find draught beers such as blonde, stout brew, and redheads. They are available in some local flavours such as hibiscus, coffee, and malt. Bature Brewery has a total of ten varieties of beer you could try. You can also go on a tour here with the founders.
Fees: You can get a 6X 300ml canned beer with N4,000
Location: Konoko Crescent,
Off Ademola Adetokunbo Crescent Discovery Mall,
Abuja 900288 Nigeria
Even though Abuja is renowned as a place only for the rich, you could still have premium fun even with a tight pocket. I have mentioned the top 9 places to chill in Abuja this Christmas.
Now, let’s hear from you!
Which of the budget-friendly places to hangout in Abuja are you going to visit this Christmas?
Tell us in the comment sections.