Tourism and Hospitality in Warri Kingdom

Working towards a better Warri Kingdom

Tourism and Hospitality are essential industries for the Itsekiri Nation as they are critical in helping to preserve the rich art, history and cultural aspects of the Itsekiri people resulting in socioeconomic growth of Warri Kingdom.

Tourism as an industry contributes significantly to the Itsekiri Nation as it provides direct and indirect job possibilities to a broad segment of the population living within Warri Kingdom.

Warri Kingdom Tourist Locations

Olu of Warri Palace (Aghofen), Warri

Olu of Warri Palace, Aghofen, Warri

This is the Olu of Warri Palace located between Ugbori and Ajamimogha Communities in Warri metropolis. 

Olu of Warri Palace (Aghofen), Ode-Itsekiri

Olu of Warri Palace, Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri)
Olu of Warri Palace, Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri)

This is the Olu of Warri Palace located at Ode-Itsekiri community. This is the older of the two Palaces as it is located in the ancestral capital of Warri Kingdom.

Nanna Living History Museum, Nanna Town, Koko

Tourism in Warri Kingdom
Nanna Living History Museum, Koko

The Nanna Living History Museum is located in Koko Town, Warri North Local Government Area.

It holds the history of the fourth Gofine (Governor) of the Benin River, Chief Nanna Olomu of Ebrohimi. The palace was built by Nanna after his return from exile. 

St Anthony Church (Satoni), Ode-Itsekiri

St Anthony Church (Satoni), Ode-Itsekiri

St Anthony Church is the first Church to be built in Nigeria.It is located at Ode-Itsekiri.

Rewane Villa, Ode-Itsekiri

Tourist attraction in Warri Kingdom
Rewane Villa, Ode-Itsekiri

Built many years ago and located at Ode-Itsekiri is this beautiful and elegant Rewane Villa. It was built by the Rewane family. 

Warri Royal Cemetery, Ijala

Olu Ijijen tree at the Warri Kingdom Royal Cemetery

The Warri Royal Cemetery is the burial ground for all Olu of Warri that ever ruled Warri Kingdom. It is located at Ijala in Warri. 

Ecotourism Park in Warri
Falcorp Mangrove Park, Ijala Ikenren

The Falcorp Mangrove Park established by Henry Erikowa is a move to promote eco and leisure tourism, situated in the Niger Delta Area of Nigeria. 

911 Beach And Resort

911 Beach And Resort Akpakpa Ajudaibo, Escravos

Along the Escravos river in Ugborodo is the beautiful 911 Beach And Resort at Akpakpa Ajudaibo, Ugborodo. It is a beautiful place to relax away from home. 

Rewane Villa, Warri

Warri Tourist attraction
Atuwatse ll on his way out of Idaniken from Rewane Villa

Rewane Villa was built by the Rewane’s many years ago to host events. This structure still stands today and is a tourist attraction to those wanting to understand the history of Warri.

Pacific House Sapele built in 1920 by Chief Olumaro Sagay

Pacific House Sapele was built in 1920 by the Late Chief Olumaro Sagay. The architect was a Brazilian and married Chief Olumaro’s daughter. The building is along Market Road, opposite old Bata stores in Sapele. 

First storey building in Koko Town

First storey building in Koko Town built by Chief Ede Ogbugbu

This is the first storey building in Koko town and was built by Chief Ede Ogbugbu. It is in Ajaogbugbu quarters, along Total Road in Nanna Town, Koko.

Opuaro Museum, Ubeji, Warri

The Opuaro musuem is located at Ubeji community. It is owned by Chief Wilson Olley and carries some Warri Kingdom historical materials. 

Itsekiri Cultural Societies

These are Itsekiri socio-cultural organisations focused on promoting the Itsekiri culture and tradition. They specialise in entertaining guests at various ceremonies such as wedding receptions, burial ceremonies, Chieftaincy title installations, and traditional ceremonies. 

Otu-Oma Odokun Cultural Society, Warri

Otu-Oma Odokun Cultural Society
Otu-Oma Odokun Cultural Society

Otu-Oma Odokun cultural society is a foremost Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation based in Warri South LGA. They host their annual Otu-Oma Odokun festival in December. The organisation is over 50 years old. 

Yardley Cultural Society, Sapele

Jabajaba masquerade

Yardley cultural society is a foremost Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation based in Sapele LGA. They host their annual Yardley cultural dance in December. The organisation is over 60 years old. 

Itsekiri Cultural Heritage, UK

Itsekiri Cultural Association
Itsekiri Cultural Heritage

Itsekiri Cultural Heritage is an Itsekiri not for profit organisation based in London, United Kingdom.

Ale-Omakuara Cultural Society, Warri

Itsekiri cultural organisation
Ale-Omakwara Cultural Club
Ale-Omakuara cultural society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural group.

Otu Utienyin Oma Cultural Society, Warri

Otu Utienyin Oma Cultural Society
Otu Utienyin Oma Cultural Society

Otu Utienyin Oma cultural society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation. 

Otu Oma Olere Toyun Cultural Society, Warri

Otu Oma Olere Toyun Cultural Society

Otu Oma Olere Toyun Cultural Society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation

Aturuntse Cultural Society, Warri

Itsekiri Sociocultural Group
Aturuntse Cultural Society
Aturuntse cultural society is an Itsekiri Social-cultural group based in Warri South LGA.
 

Oma-Ologbara Cultural Society, Warri

Itsekiri cultural group
Oma-Ologbara Cultural Society

Oma-Ologbara Cultural Society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation based in Warri South LGA. 

Ujo Kompini Dance Group, Koko

Descendants of Chief Nanna Olomu

Ujo Kompini is a foremost socio-cultural society based in Koko, Warri North LGA. 

Uge -Enete Cultural Society, Sapele

Uge-Enete Cultural Society is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Sapele.
 

Oma-Eyin Cultural Society, Sapele

Oma-Eyin Cultural Society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural dance group based in Sapele.

Wuwuene Cultural Society, Sapele

Wuwuene Cultural Society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural dance group based in Sapele.

Osan Iwere Society, Warri

Osan Iwere Cultural Society is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Warri.
 

Eghoroke Eboron Dance group, Eghoroke

Eghoroke Eboron Dance group is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Eghoroke

Deghele Ebi Dance Group, Deghele

Deghele Ebi Dance Group is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Deghele community.

Oma-Olutieyin Dance Group, Warri

Oma-Olutieyin Dance Group is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Warri.
 

Tosanwumi Cultural Society, Sapele

Tosanwumi cultural society is an Itsekiri cultural organisation
Tosanwumi cultural society

Tosanwumi Cultural society is an Itsekiri socio-cultural organisation. 

Itsekiri National Society, Warri

Itsekiri National society is an Itsekiri sociocultural dance group based in Warri.