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Mararaba is a rural area in Nasarawa State in North Central Nigeria.


Mararaba is a district of Karu Local Government Area, Nasarawa State and is among the towns that make up the Karu urban area, a conurbation of towns stretching to Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory. Its neighbouring towns are: Ado.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

The closest airport that can be used by travellers is

  • Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport which is 44 miles away

By road[edit]

The area is easily accessible by road using

  • Tricycles
  • Motor bikes
  • coaster

Price of transportation differs depending on the distance the traveller is coming from

The major entry points used by travellers into Mararaba are

  • Nyanya
  • Ado
  • New karu

There are tricycles and motorbikes available at all entry points to transport people to their various locations.

Get around[edit]

Map of Mararaba

By car[edit]

Taxis are available in the area to help travellers move around the area

By public transit[edit]

Public transit like

  • Tricycles
  • Motor bikes

are available at most places to help travellers move easily mostly because the district is a very populated area and smaller vehicles helps to beat traffic faster

See and do[edit]

  • Mararaba Market and Orange Market — these are the most popular markets in the area, where people usually purchase food stuff
  • Eggon hills — a trip to Eggon hills in Nassarawa is sure to change that. With its beautiful scenery and ambience, you are welcome to experience Nassarawa.


  • 1 Mararaba market. Daily 7AM-6PM.


  • Chicken Republic, Abuja Keffi Express Way Beside Bank PHB, Nyannya, Nassarawa State, +234 80 9015 1019.


there are a lot of retail shops available in the area for traveller to purchase drinks


  • Seliton hotels
  • Phoenix hotel
  • Oasis grand hotel and gardens (price for a night ₦6,000)
  • De Deck hotel (price for a night ₦3,000)
  • Sa'Abhi International hotel
  • Fidoria hotel (price for a night ₦4,500)
  • 1 City Gate Hotels and Gardens, N0. 5, New Heaven Street, Aso Police Station.
  • Freshland Hotels Limited, N0 144 Old Karu Road, Mararaba.
  • Heritage Hotel, Opposite Tipper Garage, Mararaba.



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