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Bomas of Kenya

Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 724 288044
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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 00200, Kenya
+254 724 288044
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a visit as part of a tour. It was interesting but not something I would prioritise. The dances are performed within a dance hall, are quite rehearsed. The Boma's are interesting and many tribes are represented but it is quite repetitive with many...More

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Bomas for some meetings. Basically it is set up with African huts and other African cultural items to attract tourists. There are a number of more interesting places to visit in Nairobi!

Thank Travelttomuch
Reviewed 6 August 2017

some huts at this site with signboards describe the various natives in Kenya. cultural dance performance daily. not quite worth to visit.

1  Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Bomas of Kenya must say is rich in culture.one gets to learn how the different cultures of Kenya used to live plus the house models their fore fathers lived in.One is transported back in the traditional African set up as you view different huts of...More

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My 2 teenagers and I enjoyed our visit here. It gives you a great overview of the habitats of the African Tribes. One needs to walk around the place. At our interest level, reading the boards and information, it took us about 35/40 minutes. In...More

1  Thank Myview2020
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Interesting to see the different types of houses/villages. We also saw the dancing performances from several of the regions.

1  Thank Julie G
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a well curated assortment of the various styles of primative/country villages. They differ only modestly, but are nicely arranged. The reason to go is to see the dance and music show, which highlights various styles, and is VERY well done. To save a...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great introduction to Kenya! 1.5 hour dance show with different tribal dances. Loved the passion of the dancers! The grounds were filled with the houses of the Kenyan tribes -- so interesting to see the differences and similarities. Was very glad we chose to do...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The dancers were fantastic and for the price you get alot of dancing. It was interesting watching so many different types and the outfits were great. Definitely definitely support this cultural centre by visiting. I would go again. It seemed a shame the theater area...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A Kenyan had recommended this place to me. I had gone there with friends mainly to see the cultural show consisting of dances from various parts of Kenya. The music is as entertaining as the dancing. If you don't relish audience participation in performances, then...More

1  Thank Talampakan
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Dylan B
15 August 2017|
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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
18 February 2015|
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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