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Kasubi Tombs

Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Quite disappointing and not worth the money

The entrance fee was a surprise to us - 20,000Ush for a foreigner. The museum tour is basically the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Historical cultural site

The main hut, unfortunately is still under construction and is not open for the public. There are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Ancient Ugandan royalty is buried at this site.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good36%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance fee was a surprise to us - 20,000Ush for a foreigner. The museum tour is basically the admission guy showing us around a few huts and then letting us look at the main hut (under construction so cannot see). We were then told...More

Thank nayizs93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The main hut, unfortunately is still under construction and is not open for the public. There are guides that take will walk you around--basically you will enter a couple huts and learn about the Buganda (largest tribe in Uganda) kings and the significance of the...More

Thank Arya07
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We traveled to this place in 2010 by hiring Boda Boda. We were a team of 3 couples and we hired 3 Boda Bodas to reach the place. To learn about Buganda Kingdom, their cultural values, and some of the rich traditions, Kasubi Tombs is...More

Thank EeJey
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Most of the powerful kings(bassekabaka) of buganda where buried in this place such that people can pay tribute to them when ever they wish to

Thank SamuelSamsisma
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Home to the past four Kings of Buganda Kingdom. The tombs have the World's biggest hut as per UNESCO. Though set ablaze in March 2010. They're under reconstruction and once finished will once again show the Power of Buganda Kingdom

1  Thank Vialey
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Kasubi Tombs is the name of a compound of about 66 acres (27 hectare) which is famous as burial place of four former Kabakas i.e. Kings of Buganda (a territorial state within Uganda). It is located on the top of Kasubi hills, about 5...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 19 February 2017

History and insight to the Kings of Uganda, easy accessible, relaxed and informative, nice gates with Lion Emblems and historic house that were used for the Kings Wifes

Thank claude3664
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

There was nothing to see just a notice board and a very knowledgeable tour guide explaning historical events. It's a shame how such an important heritage is ran down. The guard (Paul) and the tour guide were quite pleasant and friendly.

Thank KWG2001
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Get a tour guide and you will learn more about the Baganda, the largest ethnic group in Uganda, and their history. Unfortunately the main Kabaka's (King) hut is currently under restoration after a major fire but you can still get a good feel for this...More

Thank Norman J
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Although closed wasted my money by paying an admission fee to see pretty well nothing....house with a thatched roof, and a short confused lecture about the Baganda Kings.....needs alot of money spent on it to make it interesting......

Thank tflsjp
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