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I'ts the old part of town, so touristic just by accident which is not meant in a negative way but I find it hard to rate since it's just a place where people live and I don't really see what to rate. Old Town and...More
I got a driver from my resort to take me around for a few hours, it’s not expensive.
Mombasa’s Old Town is one of the key historical tourist attractions on Mombasa Island. It is located on the southeast side of Mombasa and occupies an area...More
We went to Old town with friends. One has options to pay a local guide. One is advised to not walk alone there. It is safe for the most part, but there are areas that one should be careful. The buildings are a site to...More
You will know you are in the old town as most building have been painted yellow. Some lunatic in the local authority decided the place need a facelift and orders were issued to paint building yellow. In the other part of town its blue and...More
I extended the contract of my Fort Jesus tour guide to also cover a tour of the old town of Mombasa. Fortunately i had googled and found a self walking tour map which made it easy to point out the landmarks i would like to...More
Travel through time; get to see the first hotel in Kenya, a mosque that is approximately 400years old, the former port of Mombasa all in one place.
Add some spice in your life (literally) and buy fragrant spices as you walk past the shops. Snack...More
If you want to savor on Swahili dishes, then the Old Town is just the place. The buildings there are as old as the 14th century. I was told that some of the Portuguese and Arabs military leaders had their families living in some of...More
I’m so sorry for not responding- I seem to have missed the notification. For the benefit of other travellers though, I will still respond. You might have found differently but your guides are literally everywhere but lookout... More
I’m so sorry for not responding- I seem to have missed the notification. For the benefit of other travellers though, I will still respond. You might have found differently but your guides are literally everywhere but lookout for some sort of identification. They are particularly friendly and they are so passionate about their job! They usually are in front of the sites such as fort Jesus, and they can walk you through both Old and New town Mombasa, and even take pics of you in between ;) anything from KES1000 and up but I thought it was worth it.