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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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Colourful Dance of Kenya

A must for the traveller who likes to enjoy the culture of the place. Wildlife surely is the reason people travel to Kenya but missing the dances would be missing a big part of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

A must for the traveller who likes to enjoy the culture of the place. Wildlife surely is the reason people travel to Kenya but missing the dances would be missing a big part of this cheerful country. And then the 'Acrobat' performing. A must see.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The dancers at Bomas of Kenya look as though they don't want to be present. Everyone looked sad. Considering how empty it was and that it only cost about 7.5USD, the abusive pay is probably the issue. The dancers kept messing up and had no energy. The shop there was a bunch of crap. None of it has hand made... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

it's one of the most enjoyable place around Nairobi. The tour there can be divided into two main attractions: the traditional dances and the tribal villages. the traditional shows starts at 2:30 on weekdays and 3:30 on weekends. my advice it to start your visit by the shows , Reach bomas 10 minutes before the shows and buy your tickets... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I enjoyed the view at Bomas of Kenya, with the historical background given by my guides on the lifestyle of the ancient Kenyans from different tribes. Obama's tribe is also represented in one of the settlements built. My observation is all the doors are way too low, and I wonder why they ever built their doors low! Tip: You'd enjoy... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I have driven past the Bomas of Kenya many times, but this week-end my family and I finally paid a visit. Make sure you time your visit to see the traditional dance and song performance which was very impressive. Equally impressive was the main auditorium which was an architectural marvel made from wood. We didn’t see all the villages since... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Really loved visiting Bomas of Kenya. The dances were very entertaining (even though the music was horrendously loud). The acrobats were incredible and had the pleasure of being picked from the crowd to be a part of their act. The guide showing us the villages was knowledgable and it was well worth the 600 shillings. If I had brought my... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

It was a wonderful experience. I enjoyed the traditional music and the stage performance of the stuntmen who were in action.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

I really loved all of the dances and the schoolchildren's responses to them. I wish that the announcer had a sound system, as we couldn't hear her. I guess we were not in the main location. Perhaps the sound is better in the main hall. The buildings are also fascinating (particularly the distinctions between 1st, 2nd, and 3rd wife), but... More 

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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Bomas. We not only saw quite a myriad of little villages but were also treated to a terrific song and dance performance in the auditorium. If you visit, please send your photos to us because our camera was stolen so we lost our pictures of this wonderful place.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Wasn't sure at first whether we should visit the Bomas or not. Found it really difficult to find out what the costs were. One website said the entry cost was 45 euro. In the end it only costs 600Ksh per person. Definitely very well worth the 600Ksh. Dancers and drum show very entertaining. The walk around the cultural villages definitely... More 

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

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