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Oke Idanre hill | A towering hilltop settlement with a rich history of over 500 years

Oke Idanre

Oke Idanre hill consists of high plain with spectacular valleys interspersed with inselbergs of about 3,000 ft above sea level. Its physical attributes include Owa’s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun foot print, thunder water (Omi Aopara) and burial mounds and grounds.

It also has diverse and variegated eco-systems of flora and fauna. Oke Idanre contains very important bio-physical and land form features whose interaction with the physical features created an enduring cultural landscape within the setting.


  • Antelopes
  • Birds
  • hydra
  • bats
  • bush pigs
  • buffalos

Features of Oke Idanre Hill

  • The 682 steps
  • The ancient Owa Palace
  • The ark of Noah
  • Unreadable Letters of the flood
  • Aghara Hills
  • The shrines
  • Agboogun shrine
  • Arun river
  • Thunder river
  • Mausoleum
  • Old court
  • The smoking hill where the dog kisses the sky
  • The wonderful mat
  • Belfry
  • First primary school in Idanre
  • Cocoa farms etc

Oke Idanre fee

#1,000 flat fee

Things to do at Oke Idanre

  • Climb 682 steps to reach the peak of the hill
  • Hike through idanre hills
  • Enjoy beautiful landscape
  • Learn about the history of idanre
  • Take beautiful pictures
  • You need a tour guide

Things to take along during the visit

  • Wear Face cap
  • water
  • face towel
  • snacks
  • phone
  • cash





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