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University of Khartoum

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Studied at the beautiful and impossible.

UoK used to be nicknamed as "The Beautiful and Impossible", but a lot of things have changed. UoK... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Khartoum, Sudan
"Old University"

Khartoum University is 100 years old. Very old building and it can be viewed through a car tour and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Khalaf K
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

built by an English when Sudan was occupied by them, what a quite please with a traditional design,each tourist group that i had in Sudan asking me to visit it,unfortunately if you went there and there was an final exam the security will not allow...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

UoK used to be nicknamed as "The Beautiful and Impossible", but a lot of things have changed. UoK remains the Beautiful.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Founded in 1902 as Gordon Memorial College by Kitchener as part of his educational reforms which could be seen as a reaction to the Mahdi revolt. In 1951 renamed less controversially Khartoum University College, as general Gordon was the symbol of repression of Sudanese nationalism....More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Khartoum University is 100 years old. Very old building and it can be viewed through a car tour and not much to see from inside. It's located on Nile street.

Thank Khalaf K
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was in Khartoum for professional reasons. The FCO warned that it was a dangerous area to visit. Absolute nonsense! I found the country most welcoming, and the Sudanese people to be tall,elegant and very friendly. I had the opportunity to sign the historic visitors...More

2  Thank ailbebeirnebeirne
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We loved this university. We got to sit in on a lecture from the Ambassador from Italy. We met a lot of the students, they were really nice. The library is spectacular. And the blue monkeys will drink sodas, very funny. But you need to...More

1  Thank Tim G
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We went to see the nile street. We found the versity historic one. It is located beside the river nile.

Thank Shams5627
Reviewed 4 August 2016

A very nice building since the English era and very well maintained inside and outside. It's a place that you could visit during your presence in Khartoum.

Thank George1205050505
Reviewed 29 June 2016

very beautiful buildings that really reflect history, people there are well educated and very selective. trees there and monkeys gives an impression of a unique place

Thank Sahar K
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

University of Khartoum is one of the oldest building in Khartoum, It was established in 1902 as Gordon Memorial College by Lord Kitchener, the University has 4 campuses but the most famous is the central campus in Aljameea street, there you can see the historic...More

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