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Odigbo is a town in Ondo State in South West Nigeria. The headquarters of the Odigbo town is Ore, which has really raised the standard of Odigbo, especially in terms of population. The town is predominantly populated by the Yorubas and they speak Yoruba and the Ondo dialect.



Odigbo town, according to the population census conducted in 2006, recorded a population count of about 230,000. In 2020, Odigbo's population had risen to over 600,000.

Get in


There is no airport in Odigbo town, however, there are some airports close by through which one can get in. Some of which are:

By plane

  • Akure Airport (AKR IATA), Akure. This is an airport serving Akure in Ondo State. Akure Airport is the closest airport to Odigbo as it is only about 72 km away. From Akure Airport, get on a bus traveling towards Odigbo, Ore and the bus would bring you there, it is usually priced between ₦700 and ₦1,500. Akure Airport on Wikipedia
  • Benin Airport (BNI IATA), Airport Road, Benin. Benin Airport is the second-closest airport to Odigbo, it is about 92 km away. You can take a cab or a bus to take you into Odigbo, it is usually priced between ₦1,000 and ₦2,000. Benin Airport on Wikipedia

By bus


From just about any state in Nigeria, you can get a bus traveling to Odigbo, all you need to do is to get to the park and get on a bus travelling to Odigbo. Some popular names of buses you can get on are:

  • Sunshine Motors
  • God is Good motors (would journey through Odigbo Town when travelling to south-south)

amongst other names.

Get around

Map of Odigbo

There are cabs available to take you around Odigbo town. Cabs (also called taxis) are readily available to take you around in Odigbo town. There are also motorbikes (popularly called Okada) to also take you around, especially if the distance isn't too long.



As a tourist to Odigbo, you should ensure you see the major kingdoms in the town as well as their respective palace. There are:

  • Odigbo Kingdom
  • Araromi-Obu kingdom

The two palaces are tourists attraction for every tourist to Odigbo to visit.

  • 1 Ore Flyover. 24/7. Amusement Area.




  • 1 Feco Supermarket (Feco), +234 907 179 7809. M–Sa 8AM–10PM (closed Sundays).
  • 2 Okemax Pharmaceutical and Supermarket store (Okemax), Okitipupa Road.
  • 3 Best Value Store (Best Value), Old Benin Ore Road, +234 704 287 9338. 24/7.
  • 4 Niret Suprtmarket (NIRET), 14 Ondo Rd, +234 814 991 3809. In-store shopping. Kerbside pickup. Delivery.
  • 5 Peace Reign Supermarket (Piece Reign), opposite Zaccheaus Junction Sabo Rd, +234 815 665 9907. M–Sa 8AM–10PM Su 1–9:30PM.


  • Isaac Barbeque, Frankel, off Fishpond, 350101, Odigbo, +234 802 101 4042. Dealer in all kinds of grills, such as chicken, fish barbeque.
  • Uba Foods, Ore-Ondo Rd, 350107, Ore. Restaurant.
  • 1 Silverstone Restaurant, lagos-benin express. 24/7. Classy and affordable restaurant.
  • 2 Munachi Restaurant. Monday - Friday: 24 hours.
  • 3 Uba Foods, Ore-Ondo Rd.
  • 4 Foodway Restaurant, Ore, Nigeria. Daily 8AM-9PM.
  • 5 Madam Chinyere Restaurant (QV7G+86 Ore, Nigeria), +234 706 850 2549. 24 hours. Good restaurant located by the roadside for travellers.
  • 6 Vincent Fast Food, Ore, Nigeria (QV2H+P5 Ore, Nigeria). Closes by 9PM.


  • 1 The Roxy Lounge (The Roxy), Ore, Nigeria. 24 hours.
  • 2 Drenox Leisure, Orita Odigbo Extension, +2348060067947. Executive Lounge Garden Bar.


  • Adolak International Hotel, Ore-Ibadan expressway, Opposite Total station. Hotel to sleep
  • Terminal Hotel (Odigbo), 1, Oluwole Street, Ore. A cool hotel
  • So-Ann-Kelv Palace Hotel, Behind Loren Filling Station, Along Costain Road, Ago-Gbooro, Ondo State, Ore. A good hotel to sleep
  • 1 Adolak International Hotel, Ore-Ibadan Expressway (opposite Total station). Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. It is a conducive hotel. ₦6,000.
  • 2 Betisam International Hotel, Likoja Street (off Okitipupa Road).
  • 3 Ronnie Royal Hotel, Okitipupa Road, Ore. It is easily accessible to travellers. Rooms are well-furnished with amenities like cable-connected TV, and an en-suite bathroom. Security is top-notch, the on-site restaurant and bar serve a variety of meals and drinks. ₦4,000.
  • 4 Harrison Guest House, 10, Ope Oluwa Street Off Okitipupa road, +234 814 880 8800, +234 700 880 8800. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. It is a guest house.
  • 5 Cocoa Hotel, No. 148 Ajegule Street Off Okitipupa Road. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. A guest house.
  • 6 Makin's Hotel, Along Old Benin Express Road, Omiayo. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. A hotel with good and affordable price.
  • 7 Willbeth Hotel, No 1, Old Benin Road, Show-boy Express, Costain Junction. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. A good and affordable price.
  • 8 Big Bros Hotel, 7, Big Bros Stree. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon.



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