Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Mombasa is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Mombasa a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Mombasa.
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Nkrumah Road, near old port, Mombasa.
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Built by the Portuguese in the year 1593 and designed by Italian architect JoaoBatista Cairato, the fort has stood the test of time. It was built to secure the safety of the Portuguese living in on the east coast of Africa. The fort has faced a lot of attacks and hostilities and has lived to tell the tale. It even acted as a prison for a brief peri...
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Abdel Nasser Road, next to Fort Jesus, Mombasa
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Located around Fort Jesus, this historic district has mostly been converted into souvenir shops and restaurants. From good antique shops to street bargaining, you will find a lot of interesting items and artefacts over here. For architecture fans, this place will leave you awestruck.
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Near Rise & Shine School, Workshop Road, Bombolulu, Mombasa
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Centre is a programme of The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK). The APDK operates several workshops and a cultural centre through which it offers social and economic rehabilitation and empowerment of people with disabilities.
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Coast, Kilifi district, Kenya
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
'Jumba la Mtwana' in local language Swahili means ‘large house of the slaves’. Built in the 14th century and supposedly abandoned in the 15th, the ruins now hold mosques, a tomb and houses. The ruins give you a serene yet spooky feeling! You’ll witness how nature and humans co existed peacefully in the 14th century.