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Address: Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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+254 724 288044
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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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wonderful music and dance

Not well attended, nor are the seats comfortable but the dance, costumes and music were superb. What i liked most is all of the performers truly looked like they enjoyed their... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not well attended, nor are the seats comfortable but the dance, costumes and music were superb. What i liked most is all of the performers truly looked like they enjoyed their performance,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got there a bit too early, thinking there was a lot to do. At 1200 hours the place was deserted. Our Grandaughter played in the adventure playground (Just a park really). It was gated and entrance fee of 50KES. I didn't mind that and staff were so nice fetching me a chair. There was even a face paint artist... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Let's just say: I learnt a lot about my culture than my grandmother had taught me. I was impressed with how the first wife in all the community was respected. Good time to visit - morning or late evenings. It can get very hot at midday making it hard to move from one community to another. They have African dances... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

there is nothing to write about that worth the time and effort getting to the place,there is no tour guide

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

I visited Bomes of Kenya on quite a rainy day. The visit to the sample houses is really interesting and fun. The dances were not quite what I expected, as the dance hall was quite empty and the dancers were all the same people (about 10) only changing some attires before dancing another song. I would have liked to read... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

The shows they put on are amazing for sharing culture. They also have life size homesteads set up from the different tribes in Kenya. Great place to visit.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

I have on occasional basis held functions at Bomas and I really like the place. Bomas of Kenya is only place you can really feel that you are actually in kenya especially when they are having the cultural events. Congratulations to Lynette for her exemplary services to all customers and hard work that she really pursues to ensure all events... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

A great place to take guests to see a wonderful display of dancing. The gymnastics display we saw, was breath taking, the moves were spectacular! After the show there is the option to walk around local villages, which have been out there for tourists to see

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We throughly enjoyed Bomas! We watched the native dances and acrobatic show and then toured the grounds and full size replicas tribal villages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The traditional dances provide great insight to the cultures of the different regions. Worth a visit! No need to spend more than 30 minutes perusing the villages - they look similar after the first few.

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