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Address: Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Ancient Ugandan royalty is buried at this site.

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The kabaks final resting place

Carefully reconstructed tombs that symbolises the Baganda traditions of burying ther royalty.Apart from the history,there was nothing that excited me about this place.

3 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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NAIROBI
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Carefully reconstructed tombs that symbolises the Baganda traditions of burying ther royalty.Apart from the history,there was nothing that excited me about this place.

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Thank george o
Entebbe, Uganda
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a Buganda royal historical place, you can call it their Kings' burial place meaning, this is where several Buganda kings were buried & some of their remains are preserved for historical study. From this you gain more historical about Buganda & it's former kings (kabakas) like King Mwanga wo martyred the christians, etc. Visit in person & learn... More 

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Thank Kiyimba M
Jackson, Wyoming
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the first day in Uganda we visited the Tombs. It gave us a special feeling the be there! A lot of history.

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1 Thank mspencer077
Uganda
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

its the royal burial ground to the Buganda kingdom and the tombs are now under constriuction following the fire that broke up and made the tombs crippled in the last five years. but nevertheless it remains the most magnificient and fully packed tomb where you can find the history of the fallen Buganda kingdom leaders such as Daudi Chwa, Muteesa... More 

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Thank kakembo e
Gainesville, Florida
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

After the fire in 2010, the tombs are still under construction. While the admission has been reduced to 10,000 shillings, it's still not worth it... Hopefully they will be finished soon!

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Thank Raina Z
Mashhad, Iran
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This is not acceptable to see these world heritage as a construction building after 5 years of fire. Making fire damaged it about 5 years ago but they can not to fix it after 5 years. There is not any things to see and spend your time until the constraction finish.

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Thank Khosrojerdi
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

The seat of Buganda royal lineage lie here. It is one of UNESCO world heritage sites. Currently under construction after fires gutted the tombs down, Buganda's lowest point in most recent history. It is of immense value to one of the largest tribes in Uganda-The Baganda and all their previous kings are buried here. Its both mystical and has alot... More 

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1 Thank Lorenza J
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I understand its closed now, when i visited it i really loved it. It was very easy to imagine how imposing it must have been long, long ago. There were some other two ladies in front of me, they were wearing trousers . They were informed that women were not allowed to go in with trousers so they were given... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

NOTE: closed for public. It was an authentic insight into Ugandan history. Place which everybody should visit. Great tour guide service and really authentic souvenirs - worth to bargain! Kasubi tombs are still very important to Ugandan king dynasty. Unfortunately, the main palace was burnt down in 2010 and some time ago they decided to close the place for public... More 

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1 Thank vothailTha
Kampala, Uganda
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a great heritage in east africa with a great historical value in this kingdom, its mentioned in the diaries of the great men who made incredible journeys in eastern Africa like Speke, Grant and Burton.. A great Guide like Prince Henry Mulondo will take you back to the 1800 connecting the Arabs influence, Swahili, christianity and the earliest... More 

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