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Old Town

Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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“fort jesus” (56 reviews)
“rich culture” (3 reviews)
Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must-see when in Mombasa. The buildings are remarkable and there are plenty of curio shops for one to acquire some memorabilia. I was especially fascinated by gallery of Mr. Yusuf Shk. Noorali Imani along Mbarak Hinawy Road, Old Port. If you're a...More

Thank Mnyereti
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place,has maintained old structures, only issue lots of dirt around,County Government needs to move and clean

Thank pmkamanga
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The old town brings back. The old times. The archtect, the roads and the business bring those old representation alive.

Thank Gioko A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small, not very clean, mostly XIXth century buildings, old port is still working so you cannot see it, most of the mosques are closed for sightseeing too

Thank Dzem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one day city tour is sufficient Old town is based on Arabic style with narrow roads .you can see the jesus fort on the beach site in old city

Thank akshayrathor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you visit Mombasa you have to take a walk the old town. It is vibrant, dusty, noisy and full of character. The old buildings and the history behind them was amazing, the food markets were a feast for the senses, many antique shops with...More

Thank carolforde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited in July and took a tuc tuc from our beach hotel to the old town and visited for three hours (which is enough time to shop and visit the old fort).The tuc tuc driver was amazing and gave us a tour of the...More

Thank jomac151
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful to visit to immerse yourself into Mombasa town's rich history. We visited with our cousin's and they enjoyed the trip.

Thank James W
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting exploring old town and learning about the history of the town! Is a great day tour, wouldn't need to spend any more than a day in old town.

Thank mole562
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I'd highly recommend taking a guide for $15 USD! We found ours at Fort Jesus (his name was Shee & he was fantastic) and were so glad to have had him! We learned so much about Old Town and saw various small shops and markets...More

1  Thank Dara C
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Jada J
7 March 2017|
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Response from Idwin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jada, You find the official ones in front of Fort Jesus. Prices between 1500/2000 KES, for a good guide.