Surulere is known as the sports city of Lagos, as it houses two international sports venues. Some of the most famous streets in Lagos State such as Adeniran Ogunsanya, Adelabu, Ogunlana Drive, Bode-Thomas and Eric Moore, are found within this district. Surulere is undoubtedly one of the key transport nodes of Lagos, as it connects the city’s mainland with the different parts of Lagos Island. Basically, it serves as a mid-point between the Island and Mainland, therefore living in here ensures you have quick and easy access to both areas.

Surulere is a blend of various types of people. Young families, grandparents, politicians, struggling musicians, Millennials, students, people from different ethnicities live here. It is very easy to fit into the different neighbourhoods within the district without fear of segregation or any form of culture shock. It is no secret that the best of Lagos street food can be found in Surulere and at the best rates too. In Surulere, a lot of local independent restaurants and bukkas can be seen in different parts. Surulere also hosts a lot of great bars, lounges, and pubs so the nightlife in this area is pretty above standard and most importantly, there is good security in most of the areas.

Surulere is as much a commercial area as it is residential. There are so many businesses, in all sorts of industries, based in Surulere. From clothing stores to interior design boutiques to car dealers and privately owned businesses. Not only will you get spoilt with different choices when it comes to buying locally but also with ample job opportunities too. The most popular street in the area that harbours some of these independent businesses is Adeniran Ogunsanya. There is literally nothing you cannot find on the street and all are of good quality too.

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