Travelling often gives one the opportunity to discover new things, which titillate the senses and create a sense of escapism. If you are visiting the city of Abuja Nigeria, this Art Village is a one stop shop for immersive cultural souvenirs for your trip.
With stunning works of art ready to buy hand from ceiling to floor, and litter the pathway of the village, you can find all sort of items there, like bags, jewelry, paintings, carvings, and old currency.
This crafts area really sets the scene for a village filled with artists and their works readily available for its viewers. There is a feeling you get when you witness life-size carvings made of unusual materials, remind you of the fact that a village is nothing without its people, animals, and way of life.
If you are lucky, you can watch the artists use their ever seasoned with experienced hands craft, paint, and weave their art pieces. We sure had fun and left with a few pieces and hope that when you visit you can tap into the rich cultural heritage that lies within this hidden gem.
Getting there: The Art Village is located beside the children’s playground and is a 3 minute walk from the hotels lobby.
Tour: A tour of the village should take you about 30minutes, provided you stop by multiple huts and see what they have to offer.
Purchases: You can make purchases here in the Nigerian Naira at a slightly negotiable price.
On your next visit, you can discover this village hidden in the nook of the Transcorp Hilton Abuja.