Skyward Spires of Holy Cross Cathedral Lagos by rubys polaroid

WPC: Sacred Heritage

Heritage
“valued objects and qualities such as historic buildings and cultural traditions that have been passed down from previous generations.”

Lagos has heritage, Culture and a Resilient people who have seen history and left their mark in so many ways. Historic buildings and sites litter the bustling city of Lagos and i had a great opportunity to visit them during the Open House Lagos 2017 Event. The SACRED SITES TOUR, even though short was a real eye opener.

The Holy Cross Cathedral is credited with being the birth place of Catholicism in Nigeria.
Check the link below on it’s birth and history of Catholicism in Nigeria.

A Brief History Of Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lagos

Heritage designation: Lagos State Grade 3 listed building
Architect(s): Lazarus Borges da Silva and Francisco Nobre
StyleFrench Gothic
Years built: 1934-1939
Completed: 1939

WPC: HERITAGE 

 

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