– A Visit To Oke-Idanre Hill
– The Place has a history of the Ondo people
Located in Oke-Idanre Ondo state is a plac of hills and culture. The hill of Idanre is one of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Nigeria. It includes such cultural sites as “Owa’s Palace, Shrines, Old Court, Belfry, Agbooogun footprint, thunder water (Omi Apaara) and burial mounds and grounds”.
The hill resides 3000 ft above sea level and houses a unique ecosystem upon which the cultural landscape has integrated. On getting to the entrance of the hill you will see a great tree at the entrance of the ancient city of Idanre called the IRAYE TREE, then you can now get prepared to take the steps to the great city beyond the hills of Idanre.
Never forget that it has a great significance to the people of Ondo. The hills, named after some historical figures in the socio-cultural evolution of Idanre land, form an inspiring sight. Examples are the Olofin and the Orosun hills named after the pioneer Oba (king) of Oke Idanre and his Olori (queen) respectively. The hills are surrounded by evergreen undulating landscape.
You would need to get to Ondo in order to enjoy the sight of Idanre. You can enjoy this place at all times of the year. Never forget to steal time by taking pictures at the place.