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“AWSOME AWSOME AWSOME” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bomas of Kenya

Bomas of Kenya
Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Ranked #13 of 43 attractions in Nairobi
Type: Performances, Specialty Museums
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Owner description: 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.
York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“AWSOME AWSOME AWSOME”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Instead of going to the crocodile center, PLEASE think about going to this. Bomas (home-stay) of Kenya was the greatest experience we had in Nairobi, bar the safari of course. The dancers and the musicians are INCREDIBLE, definitely would recommend it to everyone.

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Bomas the place to witness culture and the 42 tribes of Kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

This is a beautiful place to visit for the cultural lovers who would like to know more about Kenya and its culture. I love the dances here sampled from different tribes in Kenya daily.

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi
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“Kenyan Cultures at their Best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

If you want to learn about all the 42 tribes of Kenya, you ought to go to Bomas. Here traditional dances and narrations and showcased in the customary attire. There are also traditional houses of each community and household items. The venue is also used for charity events and live performances.

Visited February 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic taste of Kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have been here a few times with the family,its agreat day out,warthogs wander the grounds,bring a pic-nic and enjoy a restful time before the afternoon performance.Energetic dances taken from the very many in the programme and different from my last visit. The acrobats and truly brilliant ,a graet way to spaend the day.

Visited January 2013
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Nairobi
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“Trying local (Kenyan)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The eating area is lovely. The view is great, with warthogs roaming. The food was pretty average except for the nyama choma, (barbecued goat meat). That was finger licking good! Sadly it took forever and the food was brought out in dribs and drabs. The cultural dancing was interesting for the kids.

Visited January 2013
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