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Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus (Nkrumah Road, Mombasa) — this is one of the most outstanding historical sites and preservations of the 16th century. It was built and designed by Giovanni Battista Cairato for the Portuguese with the aim of protecting the port of Mombasa from foreign invasion. It has had a long history of hostilities of the […]

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Bomb Blast Memorial Park

Bomb Blast Memorial Park (Haile Selassie Avenue, Nairobi) – this memorial is located at the former location of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya, which was hit with a terrorist attack in 1998. This site includes a section that lists the names of victims of that incident.

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Banana Hill Art Gallery

Banana Hill Art Gallery (Banana Hill, Nairobi) – located just north of the Village Market in Nairobi, this is a trend-setting gallery on the boundaries of Nairobi, exhibiting some of East Africa’s most stunning paintings and sculptures. It represents over 70 artists from all over Africa, with an emphasis on contemporary African art from painters […]