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Four Impressive African architecture you did not know was in existence

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The ancient kano wall.

The ancient kano city wall is a 14 kilometer defensive earth structure that protected the people of ancient kano.it is made up of features like dala hills, kurmi market and the emirs palace.the building was started in 1095 and completed in the 14th century. The work was initially started by Saki Gijimasu and was completed by emir Zamangawa in the 10th century .it have been described as the most impressive monument in western Africa .Though much of the wall is in ruins today.

The sandibe okanvago safari lodge.

The safari lodge is situated near a permanent channel of the delta in the moremi wild life reserve on a 270 square kilometer land.it have 12 fully air conditioned suits designed with complete respect for the delta.each suit opens onto a private viewing deck overlooking the Delta's wetlands and it's grassy savanna plains.made mostly of wood the safari lodge have won many awards for design and for being environment friendly.

The pyramids of Egypt.

The Egyptian pyramids have been named one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world.like the name implies they are pyramid shaped monuments that were built as tombs for the ancient Egyptian pharaohs and their wives.the earliest of them,the pyramid of Doser was constructed around 2630 -2610 BC .the largest of them ,the pyramids of Khufu has a height of 146.7 meters and a base length of 230.34 meters.

The ancient Benin walls;

The Benin walls was built to protect the ancient Benin people .the walls are about 16,000 km in length .the only other wall that was longer than it was the great wall of China .the Benin walls consumed by far more material than the pyramid of Egypt the wall have been described as the worlds largest earthwork carried out before the mechanical era by the guineas book of world records. It is thought yo have been constructed during the first millennium CE.

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