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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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Amazing insight into tribes of Kenya.

A great experience showing huge amount of insight into the kenyan experience from amazing dancers and traditional housing from numerous tribes. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

I have visited this place many times. Last on 2015 november. They have models of traditional huts used by many tribes across kenya. each of them have detailed descriptions. Highly recommended place for one day trip or half day trip . Remember- the traditional dance will start by evening 3;00 PM

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British Columbia, Canada
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

A nice look at African villages for tourists. Nothing close to actually seeing them on the serengeti but a nice day trip. Any Africans who pose for a picture will demand money.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We went with our children we enjoyed lot and it was very interesting for all of us . There was dancing show but it started afternoon so you have to go there around 12 or 1 pm first you can visit villages then you can go for show also it is better to keep your taxi driver there in the... More 

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Oxford
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

A great experience showing huge amount of insight into the kenyan experience from amazing dancers and traditional housing from numerous tribes. Well worth a visit.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

The vernacular architecture is interesting and varied. Also the dancers in the amphitheater are pretty cool!

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Alamo, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

An authentic show of original African dances. The costumes were beautiful, and the dancers gave they all in each dance they performed. It was an amazing performed for the price of admission that lasted a couple of hours! That would have cost $100 to see in America an unbelievable value for a beautiful dance presentation! My husband, our guide, and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The Bomas of Kenya is a very popular place in Kenya to learn and discover more on the African cultures. You will really enjoy yourself to the traditional music and dances from various communities in Kenya. Its a place you cannot afford to miss while traveling to Kenya. If you are a lover of African drumbeats, this is a better... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Kenyans show respect to all the national tribes through this magnificent display of their dwellings . But the most important part is the Dance show where you are enthralled for close to two hours of dances and acrobatic show. Some 12 performances take place and the artists are truly very proficient in their art. Most of them take part in... More 

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Nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Had a lovely picnic with friends and family. The children flew a kite and run free. Only public facility close to home that was cheap to access with green grass.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This trip combines an exhibition of traditional houses and a two hour cultural event showcasing dance performances from various parts of Kenya. This is a fun place to go with kids as you get to enter and explore the demo houses and get a sense of what a tribal village looks like. We got some great photos here. The show... More 

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