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Bomas of Kenya

Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 20 8891012
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Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specifications of myriad Kenyan tribes; through architecture, crafts, music and dance this village serves to preserve Kenyan culture.
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Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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"cultural experience"
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"dance show"
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"traditional houses"
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"different cultures"
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"tribal villages"
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"weekends and public holidays"
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"school children"
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"nice place to visit"
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"entrance fee"
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"nairobi national park"
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"huts"
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"auditorium"
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"acrobats"
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"homesteads"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to learn a few things about the various communities in Kenya although it didn't look authentic to me (had a visit of some villages in the maasai mara and were more authentic). The dances were rather interesting and quite entertaining. Not so bad...More

Thank Maja A
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed seeing the various homes that people constructed and inhabited...and some still do. The simple life can be so much better in a myriad of ways.

Thank kauaiswimmer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean place, nice and attractive show including dances and songs. perfect place in order to be familiar with the life of different tribes good gift center very economy entrance fee

Thank fbaghaiyan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting exhibit of the major tribes of Kenya. Each village set up represents one of the 25 tribes that have been discovered in Kenya.

Thank TheTraveller393
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk around and see the ancient tribal grounds that was free. They have vendors if you want to buy stuff but to me the show is where its at!!! The performers are amazing consists of traditional tribal dances... fire tossing and acrobatics. (Bring...More

Thank ZboogieChillin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends the first time I went to Bomas was 36 years ago. This was when the dancers were the real tribes and not rehearsed professional dancers, there was a an authenticity. For many reasons this has become far from heritage or traditional dance. I was...More

Thank mikemeegan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The differences in details of the huts of tribes are not obvious, so you better get a guide. The dance and acrobat performances in the afternoon are wonderful and funny. If you like to eat there and especially if you want to eat indigenous food,...More

Thank Beat S
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I went to Bomas of Kenya alone, thinking it'd be safe... I was invited to dance during the show so I went. And at the end, one of the dancers was very drunk and harassed me, asking me for money, and my number. He wouldn't...More

Thank Claire G
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

What a gem! Bomas is where culture lives. Come and spend an afternoon that you will never forget. Whats more, they have a pretty cool bar and restaurant in house. Four stars I would say.

Thank Jackson M
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

An amazing experience as this concept lets you see Kenya in a nutshell and gives an interesting insight into the cultural diversity that is an east african nation.

Thank Kiki M
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Dylan B
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay in my response. Network issues, could not download the link I was sent. We were there in June 2017 on a Saturday (I recall Mon-Fri schedule is the same & then there is a minor diff in the Saturday... More
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Response from CIku H | Reviewed this property |
there are various things to consider, are you a resident or non res, a citizen, will you go with children, their ages as well However, all the prices vary try Bomas of Kenya website as well, it has the information and... More
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