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Address: Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Ancient Ugandan royalty is buried at this site.

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The Cultural View

The place as a tourists site is awesome really. the only problem would be the security i didn't find it very appealing

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
Shoe B
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Kampala, Uganda
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Before going to see tombs I have checked website but no info there of the charges or the fact that it is not possible to see tombs due to maintenance. Also on arrival we were not told that we cant see the tombs,instead the guide came and started telling us stories of the kings and the fire that took place.... More 

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Thank bako777
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The place as a tourists site is awesome really. the only problem would be the security i didn't find it very appealing

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Thank Shoe B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Good information about the culture of uganda ....the place is getting rebuilt when i went there in October ...i hope its ready now ....

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Thank bisharahindian
NAIROBI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Carefully reconstructed tombs that symbolises the Baganda traditions of burying ther royalty.Apart from the history,there was nothing that excited me about this place.

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Thank george o
Entebbe, Uganda
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

It is a Buganda royal historical place, you can call it their Kings' burial place meaning, this is where several Buganda kings were buried & some of their remains are preserved for historical study. From this you gain more historical about Buganda & it's former kings (kabakas) like King Mwanga wo martyred the christians, etc. Visit in person & learn... More 

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Thank Kiyimba M
Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

On the first day in Uganda we visited the Tombs. It gave us a special feeling the be there! A lot of history.

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Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

its the royal burial ground to the Buganda kingdom and the tombs are now under constriuction following the fire that broke up and made the tombs crippled in the last five years. but nevertheless it remains the most magnificient and fully packed tomb where you can find the history of the fallen Buganda kingdom leaders such as Daudi Chwa, Muteesa... More 

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Thank Edrisa K
Gainesville, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

After the fire in 2010, the tombs are still under construction. While the admission has been reduced to 10,000 shillings, it's still not worth it... Hopefully they will be finished soon!

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Thank Raina Z
Mashhad, Iran
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This is not acceptable to see these world heritage as a construction building after 5 years of fire. Making fire damaged it about 5 years ago but they can not to fix it after 5 years. There is not any things to see and spend your time until the constraction finish.

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Thank Khosrojerdi
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50 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

The seat of Buganda royal lineage lie here. It is one of UNESCO world heritage sites. Currently under construction after fires gutted the tombs down, Buganda's lowest point in most recent history. It is of immense value to one of the largest tribes in Uganda-The Baganda and all their previous kings are buried here. Its both mystical and has alot... More 

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