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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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The dance show is Amazing

The places I have travelled in East Africa tend to perform poorly when it comes to museums but Bomas was impressive. With reconstructions of every tribal housing structure you can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
ramblingandambling
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Kakamega, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lovely place holder of Kenya's culture and history. All gathered up in one convenient location. Has a restaurant. Wear walking shoes if you intend on living the culture walk.

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Kakamega, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The places I have travelled in East Africa tend to perform poorly when it comes to museums but Bomas was impressive. With reconstructions of every tribal housing structure you can really dive into the uniqueness of each culture in Kenya. Depending on your interest spend a few minutes perusing the various villages but be sure to attend the dance/music performance... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It reminds me on how we used to live long time ago. It is a tourism sight. It is 10 minutes drive from the the capital city of Kenya(Nairobi). it is a picnic site.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

You can see most of the tribal performances authentic to Kenya at Bomas of Kenya. You get enough entertainment for the price you pay. Daily performances are at 2.30pm. So if you get there around 11 O'clock in the morning you can see around and get back to the auditorium in time for the cultural performance.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A perfect place to get a glimpse of the culture of the different tribes of Kenya with great shows performed, Visit the tribal village setting, exact reflection of Kenya History.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

entertaining! great show and view into the music of the culture. don't forget to take a tour of the villages.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The warthogs zeroed on me, but trotted off peacefully. The kids were thrilled, but I, having been there severally, kept on looking at what could be. The bikers worn by the dancers? Watches? Modern trappings are evident, a sign of hurriedly preparedness to work and get over the day. The offering is novel for foreigners, but, I feel, it could... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I went on a Saturday and... nothing. It is a park of different thatched buildings, but once you have seen one - you have seen them all. Even my local guide was really bored. They do some African dancing in an auditorium - but neither me or the guide could be bothered to wait for it. I expected it it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very amateuristic organised but it started on time. Basically visited by many schoolkids of all ages who during the program came and went. As a non kenyan, most performances looked very much alike

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Mableton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

It was a great show. The dancers were energetic and authentic. The singing was amazing as well as the dancing. It was well worth it. I highly recommend this show.

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