The Sukur Cultural Landscape comprises a hilltop settlement that has survived unchanged for centuries.
The landscape includes the dry stone palace of the Hidi, the head of the community. On the lower ground lie villages with mud-walled houses, wells and terraced agricultural fields that also have ritual use. Remains of iron smelting furnaces have been preserved too.
Community Perspective: The site lies in the far northeast of Nigeria, in an area coloured red in most travel advisories due to Boko Haram terrorist activity, and is rarely visited by non-locals.
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Hon Williams Joshua ADHA YOLA
I visited this site during the 2004 world cultural day.It was so an interesting trip expecially when i was opportuned to see the palace which is not imaginable to the modern world.In view of my trip to sukur,my prayer is that UNESCO should intervain with great dextirity to see that cultural heritage at that site is maintained.
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