Sights in Port HarcourtEdit This
There are many Port Harcourt sights for you to visit during your vacation here.
As this is an oil town, make a point of visiting the refineries to get a glimpse of just where the gas you use is processed. There are two in this city namely: Eleme and Port Harcourt Refinery.
Port Harcourt Tourist Beach
Make sure you take time to go to this beach. You will be able to enjoy just lying on the sandy beaches and having a swim in the ocean. You can also have a walk along the sand. There are various refreshment stands available for anyone who wishes to have a drink or something to eat.
Other famous Port Harcourt sights are the sea ports. Port Harcourt has the 2nd largest in Nigeria and you will have the chance to see all those huge oil tankers coming in to collect fuel. You can also see another port (Ocean Terinal) which is not very far from this one.
Isaac Boro Park
This park found in the heart of the city is another place worth visiting. You can relax in this park while having your picnic. There are beautiful trees and benches where you can relax. There is also a small zoo which has where visitors can visit and take pictures.
Monument of King Jaja
This monument erected in honour of a King is another site you can visit and take photos.
Rivers State Museum
Port Harcourt sights should include visiting this museum found at the State Secretariat Complex. You will find ancient artifacts and learn about the culture and history of the people of Port Harcourt.
Use the various ferries and water taxis that can take you to this beautiful island. It the place where all the refined oil is exported from. There are also some beaches which are frequented by expatriates who work on the oil companies in Port Harcourt.
Rivers State University of Science and Technology
This university, established in the early 70's, is an institution where the students study various courses including marine engineering. A visit to this landmark is worth your while as you will be able to take pictures around the campus and get to meet new friends.
Novotel Port Harcourt
This is one of the Port Harcourt sights that you should make a point of visiting. It is located on Stadium Road and also near military bases. This world class hotel is indeed a landmark in this city and very famous for it hospitality. This hotel stands out even better during the night.