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Osun Sacred Forest
Osun Sacred Forest
Osun Sacred Forest

More by user: klucy
Created: 24th Jul 2008
Modified: 24th Jul 2008
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Location(s):
Nigeria
Type:
Spiritual; Wildlife
Hours:
10am - 6pm
On the outskirts of Oshogbo lies the Sacred Forest, a large area of rainforest and a Shrine to Oshuno, the River Goddess. The Forest is full of works of art, including many sculptures by Suzanne Wenger (known locally as Aduni Olosa, the 'Adored One'), an Austrian painter and sculptor who visited the region in the 1950s.

The Forest is a UN World Heritage Site.

photo: http://www.caboose.org.uk/archives/2005/08/06/osun-festival/


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