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Fort Jesus Museum: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Fort Jesus is Mombasa’s most popular tourist attraction. The fort, located along the coastline near the Old Town, is a monumental piece of architecture that was built in the 16th century by the Portuguese. The fort has a museum that displays various...more
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Ndia Kuu, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
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We took a tour with Abdhul into Fort Jesus as well as Old Town Mombasa and ended up getting shawarma at a stall named Damascus downtown. Being in Fort Jesus & learning about the history of the Swahili, Arabic & Portuguese people was very eye opening. Especially learning so
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The Fort Jesus is a place i love visiting whenever i am in the coast. It represents the story of a Fort built by Portuguese, occupied by Oman Arabs, the British and Kenyans at different times in history. This World Heritage Site's design is special and iconic - shaped like the
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When visiting Mombasa, Fort Jesus is a site to visit with it's rich history, different areas to explore and different artifacts to view.
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Have visited this facility many times and every visit is like new. Have very important history and entrance fees is reasonable. My only worry is the maintenance by government seems not up to scratch and some places are falling apart.
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It’s a must see! There are several people inside and outside the fort offering to be your tour guide but we decided to just walk around on our own. There are many signs around the place explaining different things that you can just read and understand the history behind the
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