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Address: Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 0724288044
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Description: Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional...
Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specifications of myriad Kenyan tribes; through architecture, crafts, music and dance this village serves to preserve Kenyan culture.
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Feel Kenya through their traditional Music, people,and diverse village life!

My Mexican friend loves African Music and Dance so I took her to the Bomas of Kenya for both. The music echo across the green wooded area as we approach the 3000 seat round... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The buildings are interesting and show you a variety of ways people have lived in Kenya, and maybe still do. Go early so you can at least walk through the villages. The real high point is the music, dancing, and acrobatics show. When we went it was totally crazy though with crowds. They allowed thousands more people than should have... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I liked this outdoor museum a lot. However It gets somewhat trivial to hear about dances, rituals and building styles that to a foreigner seem quite alike. This is why I prefer to walk around without a guide. Many fascinating dances. Some of the dancers seemed a bit tired all three times I was there. I wasn't sure their working... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My Mexican friend loves African Music and Dance so I took her to the Bomas of Kenya for both. The music echo across the green wooded area as we approach the 3000 seat round, thatch roofed amphitheater. As we were led to our seats we passed hundreds of Kenyan school children ages 6 all the way to 18 year. Many... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great value for money. The Dancers and musicians were Brilliant. really enjoyed the re constructed villages. wonderful to walk through the different houses according to tribe. a great afternoon spent there.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great showing of the traditions in Kenya, the traditional houses. Also great place to have conferences.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Bomas of Kenya experience gave me a glimpse into the life of the Masai's, their villages, and also the Kenyan folklore. The song and dance show in the evening was quite lively and nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely place holder of Kenya's culture and history. All gathered up in one convenient location. Has a restaurant. Wear walking shoes if you intend on living the culture walk.

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Kakamega, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The places I have travelled in East Africa tend to perform poorly when it comes to museums but Bomas was impressive. With reconstructions of every tribal housing structure you can really dive into the uniqueness of each culture in Kenya. Depending on your interest spend a few minutes perusing the various villages but be sure to attend the dance/music performance... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It reminds me on how we used to live long time ago. It is a tourism sight. It is 10 minutes drive from the the capital city of Kenya(Nairobi). it is a picnic site.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

You can see most of the tribal performances authentic to Kenya at Bomas of Kenya. You get enough entertainment for the price you pay. Daily performances are at 2.30pm. So if you get there around 11 O'clock in the morning you can see around and get back to the auditorium in time for the cultural performance.

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Address: Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 0724288044
Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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