Ikogosi Warm Spring

Ikogosi Warm Spring
Ikogosi Warm Spring

 

Ikogos warm spring is located in the rustic and idilic town of Ikogosi- Ekiti, the spring is one of the tourist attractions that held Nigeria’s tourism in its place because of the historical accounts behind the tourism attraction. The mysterious thing about this Ikogosi warm spring is the fact that a warm spring is flowing side by side with another spring, a cold one.
The warm and cold springs originated from a close proximity, and then collide at a meeting point and flow onward with each spring retaining its natural degree. The warm spring has a temperature of up to 70oc at the source and 37oc after meeting the cold spring. Their meeting point is the main and unique source of attraction to many tourists. The myth behind the mysterious spring says that the warm and cold springs were once the two wives of a great hunter. One was said to be hot tempered and the other was gentle and cool headed like a dove. One day, fight broke out between the two wives, and after being rebuked by their angered husband, the hot tempered wife turned into the warm spring while the cool headed one turned into the cold spring. Some people believe that their meeting point is a sign that the wives have become friends again, while some said they still remain enemies to eachother till today.meeting point

Meeting Point

 

 

 

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