Tourism Potentials of Ekiti State, Nigeria
Tourism potentials of Ekiti State were identified by collecting data using four methods, viz.: collection of secondary data, administration of one hundred and sixty questionnaires in the sixteen local governments; oral interview and; direct observation. The data collected for the study were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study revealed that there are natural features, historical and religious monuments. Monuments identified during the study include Oke Ewo War Center, Kosegbe stone, Ero Shrine, Orinlasa god’s shrine among others. Ekiti State has various sites that can be developed to attract both local and foreign tourists.
Keywords: Tourism potentials, Monuments, Natural features, Tourist influx, Oke Ewo War Center, Ikogosi warm spring