Sundays in Lagos are arguably the most peaceful day of the week here. The city becomes so tranquil and less stressful.
For people who are religious, they dress in their Sunday best and go to their different churches or mosques. The roads are a little freer and everyone seems to be on their best behavior
You are less likely to hear insults thrown around freely or shouted out of a moving vehicle in Lagos on a Sunday.
The people who aren’t religious either stay home, go out to brunch or to visit their friends.
The atmosphere on Sundays is so peaceful in Lagos probably because people are preparing in earnest for another week in the busiest city in the world, and are thus taking time to relax and spend quality time with their families beforehand.
Another explanation for the relative calm that descends on Lagos on Sundays is that people are taking the time to reflect on the word of God which they heard at their respective churches while they prepare and eat their Sunday rice.
One thing is for sure, Sunday is the best day to be in a city like Lagos. There are still a lot of enjoyable activities to do, but they tend to be at a more mellow pace than usual.
You can choose to go to brunch with friends or alone; go out drinking; go to a place of worship; or just stay at home, prepare for the week ahead and catch the last nap you might be able to take for another week.
Of course, the clubs in Lagos are still open on Sunday nights, after all, this is Lagos. So if that’s your scene, you definitely won’t be disappointed. You could also choose to go to the cinema or to visit friends. The roads will definitely be freer than they are during the week.
There is never a dearth of things to do in Lagos at any point, not even on the most pleasant day of the week.
What are some of your favorite things to do in Lagos on Sundays? Share with us in the comments.
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