Kampala Town, the capital of Uganda, is a great tourist destination in the central region. It’s not as mature as European/American cities, but there’s a lot of infrastructure construction going on to make the city safer. Compared to the 1986 post-Yoweri Kaguta Museveni guerrilla warfare that ousted Obot II out of power and led to great devastation, Kampala has grown considerably, and it can be claimed that time is running out to see Uganda as a great East African city and therefore one of Uganda’s main
Kampala’s key tourist sites to see while in your Uganda gorilla trekking safari tour are mainly pre-colonial and colonial citations that have a lot of historical links to all Ugandans. These include: Kabaka (King’s) Buganda Palace, Kasubi Tombs (Buganda King’s burial site), Kabaka Lake (Buganda King’s lake), Gothic Protestant and Catholic Cathedrals, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine, Bahai Temple, Gadafi Mosque (Uganda Supreme Muslim Council), Kibuli Mosque, Ugandan Parliament and Central Business District.
The Kigali City Tour gives an in-depth look at Kigali, its history as well as its present, ensuring that you enjoy the vibrant city of Kigali. Fortunately, Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, has been blessed with a moderate climate over the year. It’s also the vibrant commercial hub in the region. Kigali is exceptionally stunning at night, with its lights shining over some of the thousand hills in the countryside.
Kigali is divided into three districts: Nyarugenge, Gasabo and Kicukiro, and has a population of one million. Your Kigali City Tour begins as an architectural journey. With a guided tour of the early modern building from which this capital was built to the fast-growing communities that are changing the appearance of this city. Kigali is one of the cleanest, most friendly and safest cities in Africa, drawing a lot of tourists as well as investors.
Kigali City was founded in 1907 as a tiny colonial outpost by Dr. Richard Kandt, the first resident German colonialist in Rwanda. He lived on the foothills of Mounts Jali and Kigali in the center of the city, and today it has become a Museum of Natural History that honors his great work; it’s a very popular stop for city tours.
During the tour, visitors can visit the old commercial quarters, residential areas and business areas of Kigali, visit some of the historic sites built in memory of the brutal Tutsi genocide of 1994, take a guided tour of the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi, as well as learn more about the different communities and local attractions of the region. Come and see this stunning yet still clean country personally.
The city is home to a variety of pubs, fantastic coffee shops and local plus foreign restaurants serving Chinese, Greek, Italian, Thai, North African and East African dishes. Resto-bars are, in reality, the favorites of Kigali’s residents as people love a tasty meal and great music plus drinks. The lively nightlife of Kigali is definitely the finest entertainment for any tourist. Kigali City tour is one activity you shouldn’t miss before going for your Rwanda gorilla trekking safari tour.