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Clean streets

As always, going into the city centre of a country you are visiting gives you some clues about the... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Shiny buildings, and not much else

Rwanda has, like many other cities, embarked on a philosophy of "shiny is gold," although we all... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Luke J
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14 Apr 2017
“Clean streets”
12 Mar 2017
“Shiny buildings, and not much else”
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City Center, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

As always, going into the city centre of a country you are visiting gives you some clues about the country itself. Rwanda is a very clean country and the statement rings true even within Kigali city centre.

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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Rwanda has, like many other cities, embarked on a philosophy of "shiny is gold," although we all know that isn't quite the case. Kigali city is becoming quite the paradise for those few who can afford it, but a lot of it's old charm is...More

Thank Luke J
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

This is the new city centre. A few new buildings mosty business .Not a tourist attraction. Any how you will not miss when hete.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed February 9, 2017

If you want to admire the capital city of rwanda and its surrounding, this may be the place to be esoecially in the evening after watching a nice movie

Thank Samsafarisrwanda
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Up and coming City Centre - a massive opposite to the countryside dirt roads!!! Plush offices and clean roads and pavements. The centre of Kigali is flourishing, and our hope is this will spread further and further into the surrounding countryside.

Thank Andy S
Reviewed November 29, 2016

Just another street to me, but nearby is the hotel where they filmed Hotel Rwanda, worth a look if a film buff.

Thank Drew M
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Charming place to walk - very clean and safe. The people are friendly and do not hesitate to chat to strangers on the street.

Thank FaninaRKA
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I has visited the same exact building and its quite mix of a commercial building and a mall. There are many options to eat, sit and relax, but i would prefer it that had quite more options for cafe. Place does have a traffic during...More

Thank Maxitude
Reviewed June 25, 2016

The mix and mismatch of modern and crumbling/timeless makes this a mini-adventure. Safe to wander, meet people. Careful on the sidewalks and in traffic!

Thank matthewra
Reviewed June 24, 2016

This avenue is just a street where you will a concentration of semi highrise buildings. Mainly banks and government institutes,and in between a few shops to buy souvenirs.

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