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Batwa Cultural Heritage

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Address: Stensera Road, Kampala 256, Uganda
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The Batwa Experience was owesome

It was such a great Experience for us and our Guests. They enjoyed the Cultural trail and all the demonstrations from different groups.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was such a great Experience for us and our Guests. They enjoyed the Cultural trail and all the demonstrations from different groups.

Thank WomenTourUganda
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Amazing experience with the Batwa people. Went there with Abiaz of Africa Wild Explorations. Must see!

Thank charlene1880
Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2015

the History, life style and culture of these community is quite amazing and interesting. I will sure recommend one to visit this community

Thank Canyon S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

Experince the best Buganda culture. Taste the musical life of Banganda people. A wonderful place to visit for study or family.

Thank Charles S
Seoul, South Korea
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015

We have been there for our evening dinner time we have booked one table. The place is fantastic and awesome the dance with African song was great . We really enjoyed our that evening with great food.

Thank kim z
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

Interesting but turns out everyone is now Christian. They met us in the cabin at the end in their standard / modern clothes - way to spoil the image! Feel sorry for them that they have been expelled from the forest.

Thank Raj O
Paris, France
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

I really really liked the experience with that witchdoctor. While in France, I did not think such people indeed existed in the world but to my satisfaction, they are still existent in that part of the world.

1 Thank Andrew W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Extraordinary experience in village near Bwindi Forest where Batwa have been recently rehoused after being evicted from their forests and maltreated by various governments

1 Thank tdrspring
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

I liked every thing about the Batwa, the songs, dance, demonstrations how they used to harvest herbs for medicine and wild honey, the old ways of fetching water and construction demo of grass thatched huts they used to live are all amazing. A fee of 80$ is charged by Uganda wildlife authority an organisation in charge of the trail to... More 

2 Thank dreyer s
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

This is an interesting and important opportunity to see and learn more about the Batwa way of life. These people were forced out of the forests when the government nationalized them in 1991, and their rich and interesting traditions are now a thing of the past. The Cultural Heritage center gives you a chance to see how they lived for... More 

1 Thank A S

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