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We came here our first day in Kigali and found that we could get discounted entrance tickets by... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
Tandroy F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
A part of Rwandan history

Take a taxi to the location and ask them to wait for you. An English speaking guide will lead your... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a pity that a former Presidential Palace with so much potential to provide insight into the life of an African dictator has been cleared of all vestiges of Rwanda's recent past to exhibit some of the most unremarkable art one can readily see...More

Thank Roman L
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Since May 2018, the National Art Gallery of Rwanda has moved from Nyanza to this new site - the former Presidential Palace in Kigali. The display of the art (primarily post-genocide) in this fantastic mid-century modern villa is great. It's well worth a visit for...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

We came here our first day in Kigali and found that we could get discounted entrance tickets by bundling and also buying entrance tickets to Kandt place. Your entrance fee comes with a tour guide, which is great and ours provided plenty of information about...More

Thank Tandroy F
Reviewed January 25, 2018

.On Paying the entrance fee of RwF 6000I was taken on a personal guided tour by a young beautiful lady Ms Mbabazi.Perinahfirst .Was first shown the residential bungalow of the chief of the armed forces which was palatial in size but ordinary in interior decoration.Next...More

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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

It is an incredible place to visit and gather firsthand experience and scene of the presidential place crash wreckage. The tour guide was great and knowledgeable about the dark history that led to the genocide.

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This is the palace of army chief of Rwanda who later become the defence minister. He after sometime become president of Rwanda. Here was the meeting held for sad event of genocide in Rwanda.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

I'm not sure why we all insist on going out here, only to realize it's not worthwhile. Probably because there is still a lot of potential there considering it was the trigger for the genocide, that the place just does not live up to. The...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Take a taxi to the location and ask them to wait for you. An English speaking guide will lead your tour. This is the place to see how the former president lived (and the secret door for his shaman) and learn about recent history which...More

Thank LindyB69
Reviewed March 25, 2017

We tried to visit this trip, but there are renovations taking place until sometime in July. Too bad this information wasn't posted or announced somewhere before we tried to visit.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed March 16, 2017

I've lived in Rwanda a while and visiting Habyarimana's House was always on my list so a friend and I finally set out to visit this past weekend. We did enter...but couldn't find anyone to pay and stumbled upon a wedding instead. And a tennis...More

Thank Elisabeth T
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