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Address: Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 0724288044
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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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Cultural center

This place provides a cultural experience about all the various tribes in Kenya. They have cultural dances every afternoon from 2 to 4pm. Entrance fee is Ksh 600. After the show... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cultural dances from different ethnic communities in Kenya from the Coastal region Mijikenda to Western Kenya, there after, visiting the traditional hut. Pass by the Utamaduni restaurant for African cuisine

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place provides a cultural experience about all the various tribes in Kenya. They have cultural dances every afternoon from 2 to 4pm. Entrance fee is Ksh 600. After the show you can tour the traditional villages and experience how each community lived

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Thank Jidraph N
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here one week day. We were shown to a large arena which was nearly empty and a troup of dancers came out and danced various tribal dances and sang. They changed costume accordingly. We weren't terribly enamoured but perhaps it was because the vast arena was empty of people. In saying that,mthe dancers were still very enthusiastic. We... More 

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Thank Marionhas4
Kampala, Uganda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the Bomas of Kenya was on the programme of a conference I attended in November in Nairobi and what was well intended by the organizers, to showcase a bit of Kenya's cultural diversity, got all fouled up by traffic. This left little time to explore, a shame really for all the effort to get there from the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cultural centre - ask about the show times but leave time to walk around the village displays. Good bar and food available. Excellent dancing, singing and drumming.

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Thank 746ballfamily746
Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok first I am a little bias about the place. last time I was there I was 14 years old and now I have a 14-year-old son so my expecting mixed with childhood fantasies. I was somehow disappointed(ain't everything from your childhood) the traditional houses were run-down and looked unkept. The grass was in desperate need of a cut, the... More 

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Bamburi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Being a country made up of 42tribes, these tribes have their own cultures and way of living. It's a good place to place for cultural education.

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Thank Brenda O
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

Ralxing. Good enviroment. Greal hall and dance groups. Restaurants okay, but dishes sometimes limited. Nice but not well maintained kids corner

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch at the restaurant, the food was local and good, then we looked at the tribal homestead exhibition which was very interesting, and finally we watched the tribal dance show. It was nice that there was a cafe to buy chips and drinks for the show, you can also buy a program. However, some of the dancers looked... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is a great idea for those who are on a short trip but still want to learn about the culture of Kenya and East Africa. I really enjoyed the dancing!

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