Kasubi Tombs, Kampala

Kasubi Tombs, Kampala

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About Kasubi Tombs, Kampala

The Kasubi Tombs in Kampala, Uganda, is the site of the burial grounds for four kabakas (kings of Buganda) and other members of the Baganda royal family. As a result, the site remains an important spiritual and political site for the Ganda people, as well as an important example of traditional architecture. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in December 2001, when it was described as "one of the most remarkable buildings using purely vegetal materials in the entire region of sub-Saharan Africa". Some of the major buildings there were almost completely destroyed by a fire in March 2010, the cause of which is under investigation. As a result, in July 2010 it was included in the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger. The Buganda Kingdom has vowed to rebuild the tombs of their kings and President Museveni said the national government of Uganda would assist in the restoration of the site. Reconstruction started in 2014, funded by the government of Japan.


Kasubi Tombs is located in Kampala in Uganda.

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What to explore near Kasubi Tombs

During your visit to Kasubi Tombs you can also discover magnificent places of the city that are the best things to do in Kampala. You can also contact Tourist information centre if you are searching for specific information of any nearby attraction. You can check TripHobo’s detailed page dedicated to the city and learn more about the experiences offered. To visit Kasubi Tombs or any other point of interest in the city, you can book guided tours or skip the line tickets to visit this place on your trip.

Accommodation Near Kasubi Tombs

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Dedicated parking place is allotted for disabled visitors and the list of parking lots is included. Some Local shops are also associated with Kasubi Tombs which could be very handy while buying souvenirs. For emergencies, the contact details of pharmacies and public safety stations are provided below the listing.

If you want quick cash, ATMS near Kasubi Tombs come handy, details of which are also provided here. Internet cafes and Tourist Information centres can also be found below, for the convenience of the travellers.

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  • it's one of the most important historical sites in Uganda as it's the burial place for the Buganda Kings

  • I love this historical place because of its beauty and traditional architecture

  • For historical significance in Buganda Kingdom. Tombs for Kings!

  • The burial site of the Buganda kingdom' kings.

  • Great historical site to learn about the history of the Buganda people and their royal family. I visited 2 years ago, it is under some reconstruction as of this writing and I don't think it's open to the public. Excited to see the improvements when it reopens.

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