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“Quaint”
Review of Old Town

Old Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Quaint”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

Very fascinating, historical place. Did a 2 hour tour and really enjoyed it. An unusual combination of part Arab, part Indian and part African. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“mombasa old town”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

yeah, its old town really it requires some rehabilitation and yup, tidying up. the place is worth a visit though.

Visited August 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Old Town”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Went to see the old town during Ramada , lively place at night.
All shops, ice cream palours, egg chappati, etc till late

Visited July 2013
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Kampala, Uganda
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“Take a step in history”
Reviewed August 3, 2013

I love the architecture and the feel of the place, I dont like the touts that are desperate to get you into their shops, I simply hate the stinking smell ot the place but would imagine it was even worse in the historical times.

Visited July 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“I prefer Stone Town in Zanzibar”
Reviewed July 5, 2013

It's worth wandering around here but relative to Stone Town in Zanzibar the experience isn't quite as satisfying. Recommend visiting Mombasa old town before going to Zanzibar!

Visited June 2013
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