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“Fantastic taste of Kenya” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bomas of Kenya

Bomas of Kenya
Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
0724288044
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Owner description: 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.
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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“Fantastic taste of Kenya”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have been here a few times with the family,its agreat day out,warthogs wander the grounds,bring a pic-nic and enjoy a restful time before the afternoon performance.Energetic dances taken from the very many in the programme and different from my last visit. The acrobats and truly brilliant ,a graet way to spaend the day.

Visited January 2013
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Nairobi
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12 reviews
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“Trying local (Kenyan)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The eating area is lovely. The view is great, with warthogs roaming. The food was pretty average except for the nyama choma, (barbecued goat meat). That was finger licking good! Sadly it took forever and the food was brought out in dribs and drabs. The cultural dancing was interesting for the kids.

Visited January 2013
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Mombasa, Kenya
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Diverse culture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Its located in the outskirts of Nairobi,one kilometer from the animal orphanage and the Nairobi national park.We were treated to exciting traditional music and dances.We also viewed traditional homesteads of the various communities in Kenya.

Visited March 2012
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Ventspils, Latvia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“fairly impressive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

nice set of traditional homes, fun dancing show, attractive grounds. wish there was more info but the booklet helps and is worth getting. staff were professional.

Visited January 2013
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“A surprising find, well worth the visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

What a cool place. When I went there were hardly any other visitors there, and I could quietly walk between all the little villages, and pop into all the huts.

The bonus was the daily dance performance starting around 2 (I think). I arrived just in time and saw some amazing displays of "traditional" African dance.

Just go. You won't be disappointed.

Visited September 2012
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