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Muslim Quarter

Nyamirambo District, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 782 111 860
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A Great Tour

I had a great tour of visiting this. This is a great area to see interesting street scenes and... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
Lion Dharshana W
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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
Good tour by Umutima Women's Cooperative

We did a walking tour arranged by the cooperative which included lunch in a resident's home. The... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
aliceann27
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Nyamirambo District, Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I had a great tour of visiting this. This is a great area to see interesting street scenes and visit.

Thank Lion Dharshana W
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We did a walking tour arranged by the cooperative which included lunch in a resident's home. The guide spoke great English and we visited interesting sites. The lunch was traditional and very good.

Thank aliceann27
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

I have visited this now expanded neighborhood called Nyamirambo. This district is rich of culture, especially swahili and arab culture, and is considered the best place to taste swahili food such as Pilaw rice, african tea, kidney beans and meat skewers!. Qadavi Mosque is located...More

1  Thank Ardementozo
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a great area to see interesting street scenes and visit the Nyairambo Women's Center, organized and owned by local women, for attractive, well-designed gift items.

Thank barbaracu
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Nyamirambo is by far my favourite place in Kigali especially for crowd watching and photography. I like the authentic vibe, the colorful streets, the food with spices, the kitenge tailors, the people's interactions (sometimes in Swahili), the Tarinyota mechanics. Key attractions include the Mayanka cinema...More

Thank Patrick N
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We did a walking tour through the neighborhood with the Nyamirambo Women's Center. They showed us a bit of this old part of Kigali and told us of the cultural significance of the sights. Much of the Quarter is actually run down and we were...More

Thank ut_jd
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This place is known for hosting mainly the muslim community and it is where you can find the cheapest food for all the category. The place tend to turn 24/7 and is lively at night

Thank Samsafarisrwanda
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Take a long walk through the muslim quarter..always interesting and great market place. Lots to see, hear and experience.

Thank Julie V
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Muslim Quarter/Masjid Alfatah (Victory Mosque) Masjid Alfatah is the largest and oldest mosque of Rwanda, located in suburban area of Nyamirambo (commonly known as Nyamijos) about 7 kilometers south west of Kigali city center. It is nicknamed and better known as “Green Mosque” because of...More

4  Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Visited the oldest area in Kigali, the Muslim quarter... I found it quite bustling, full of energy, and vibrant. The people were very friendly. Did a quick tour of the mosque and the stores nearby, and also visited the Nyamirambo Women Center with their nice...More

1  Thank deboraflowers
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