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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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tribal dance was very good.otherwise watching the huts with long walk is sort of boring.we dint see all of them

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

tribal dance was very good.otherwise watching the huts with long walk is sort of boring.we dint see all of them

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Apple Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The villages were a little hokey and repetitious. And being 6' 4", I had difficulty getting inside many of the huts, but I did find them interesting and they left some huts unfinished to give you the idea of how they made them. The biggest surprise was the dancers, musicians and acrobats. They were talented, funnyand just amazing for only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do you really want to see or even visit African houses with no need to go to the villages? Just near the city center you can visit a good number of African bomas and see how a village set up in Kenya looks like and learn much about the architectural designs among others this is the best place to be

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I have to say Bomas of Kenya is one of those places that captures our african heritage in a time capsule. Growing up in the city with a Maasai family, I always longed to go back in time and identify with life back in the day. Bomas of Kenya captures the tiny details of what life must have been like... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

A beautiful place where you can experience different cultural dances under one roof. I am a frequent visitor there because I find it relaxing and joyful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

When you get here, there is peace and quiet. i loved the different homes and cultural touch in the homes... brings you closer to the village somehow. you get to learn alot about other cultures.

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Halle, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Visiting the BOMBAS on your arrival in Kenia, is a must to better grasp the today's approaches. Take a guide, and buy the small book on this Open Air museum. A pity the craft shops are not better equipped.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The Bomas center is a great place to learn about tribal history in Kenya. The day I visited we were able to watch the cultural show with dancers and drummers. Walking through the mock villages is interesting, and local vendors sell their goods to you. Visit these ladies for jewelry, woodwork, and pottery pieces that are great for souvenirs. Warthogs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

It is a fantastic place to take your family, learn a bit of history, enjoy the culture and the dances. It has been well preserved to protect the different cultures of the 42 tribes of Kenya. Really nicely done! Congratulations to those maintaining the place! Thank you for the guided tour!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The Bomas of Kenya consist of a hall for all sorts of theoretical performances and a section in the field set out to showcase the country's diverse culture from the little old version 'huts'' erected that derive from all different back grounds of the country. Quite intriguing.

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