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Siyu Fort

Lamu Island, Kenya
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- Sep 4, 2014
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Lade back in the remote Pate Island,this structure is a very good example of the Omani influence in the region.The journey itself is just unforgettable.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Beautiful old fort where sometimes Muslim weddings are celebrated. On top of the stairs there is a coffee bar from where you can watch people busy on the square near the public market

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Antwerp, Belgium
5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

not much to see, but can recommend to drink something at the cafe of lamu house and enjoy watching the villagers under the tree ! and visit marianne's shop (very nice clothes and gifts !)

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

I stumbled into the Fort and Museum (BTW, your ticket to one gets you free into the other and be sure to keep it otherwise they may try to charge you twice). The guide was nice and attentive. It was fascinating to me that this piece of land had been occupied for 4000 years prior by Europeans, Persians, Muslims, Indians,... More

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