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The ruins provide a historical background of the lives of the communities that existed in the region, their way of life and some of the forms of government they had during their time. At the Ruins there is also a snake park and butterfly garden...More
In about 1000 AD, Arabs from Oman built palace cities along the east African coast. They fortified Gede with an outer wall and an inner wall. Gede ruins are famous for their unique pillar tombs for dignitaries and imams. Our guide showed us through the...More
Its an amazing place to visit with ruins from the 12th Century that suprisingly still exist!!! It has a great story and Njeri our tour guide did a fantastic job explaining it all. They also have a snake park, butterfly conservation project and a hump...More
Gede ruin is an interesting historical site near Watamu town on the Kenya shore. The site is interesting to see and learn something about the history on the Swahili coast, which is quite interesting. I also really liked the jungle that is surrounding ruins, and...More
An exciting place rich in history that is surrounded by a forest...the ruins are beautiful and have an interesting story ..Has some animals like monkeys..got to see the ruins of a palace and houses..A nice place to visit..
Swahili settlement established in the 13th century town and inhabited by sailors, traders and settlers from Oman. Learned about how the Arabs arrived, air conditioning, organisation of the society, construction of buildings. Guides were optional but worth using as very well informed. Butterfly house and...More
In one of my many travels in Kenya, my guide at Wild World Expeditions strongly recommended that we include this place in our itinerary, and I never regretted! The monument provides ancient Swahili history that relates so much to what is happening today. I was...More