Calabar (also referred to as "Canaan City"  is a city in Cross River State, in south southern Nigeria. The original name for Calabar was Akwa Akpa, from the Efik language. The city is adjacent to the Calabar and Great Kwa rivers and creeks of the Cross River (from its inland delta). 

Calabar is the capital of Cross River State, and has often been described as the tourism capital of Nigeria. Administratively, the city is divided into Calabar Municipal and Calabar South LGAs. It has an area of 406 square kilometres (157 sq mi) and had a population of 371,022 at the 2006 census.

Tourist Attractions in Calabar The colonial architecture which can be found in the older parts of the city provides stunning views over the city and the river.  The great Mary Slessor’s tomb is a major tourist attraction and the Calabar carnival held from 1st of December to 31st of December every year is also an important tourist attraction that pulls crowd from across the world. Book Now

“The people paradise” is the name given to Calabar by tourist and the indigenes. Hotels in Calabar During the Calabar carnival, getting a hotel, especially the best hotels in Calabar is always difficult. It is advisable to book hotels in Calabar before the carnival to get the best location in the city. 

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