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BCHC PERMANENT SITE, BENIN BYE-PASS EXPRESS ROAD, UTEKON, NEAR OLUKU, OVIA NORTH EAST LGA, EDO STATE, NIGERIA
Bchc Permanent Site, Benin Bye-Pass Express Road, Utekon, Near Oluku, Ovia North East Lga, Edo State, Nigeria.
This includes a dual carriage way, a moat, a decorated wall with motifs, (two) bridges and 2 (two) security houses.
A gigantic Queen Idia head (FESTAC 77 insignia) 8.6m high 3.2m broad (28.2fr x 10.5ft) in size. It welcomes the visitors to the centre.
This is the building around the main auditorium. It is a two storey building, having 4 conference halls, hall of fame, library, archive, offices, etc.
Designed to reflect the 14th century Benin Architecture with towers 41.3m (135.5ft) high. It has a 35000 capacity.
It has a 10000 seating capacity.
Designed to the shape of ADA (Benin Sword). It is a two storey building with 2 floors for permanent exhibition and the ground floor for temporary exhibition.
Designed to the shape of EBEN (Benin Ceremonial Sword). It is a two storey building with Eghodo (Benin Court yard).
It has 110 Standard rooms and 40 suites, a swimming pool, lawn tennis and squash courts and spacious car park which provides accommodation for tourists and researches.
Which includes amusement equipment, dummy cards, aeroplanes, etc.
It is a garden with stones, ceramics, and iron metal and bronze sculptures of arts.
Contains various African herbs for food and medicine.
With wide varieties of fishes and small canoe for fishing.
Where bronze, wood, ivory, ceramics, textile, stones, and iron works are produced for sales.
Accommodation for staff.
For storage and repairs of complex equipment.
Where purely African dishes are prepared and served.
The Benin / Edo race was well known to be civilized and developed culturally, politically, socially and economically as documented in the works of Arts and Literature worldwide since 14 century...more
The Benin Cultural Heritage Centre” (BCHC) is a non-governmental, not for profit, a non-partisan social-cultural organization.
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