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Clean streets

As always, going into the city centre of a country you are visiting gives you some clues about the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Shiny buildings, and not much else

Rwanda has, like many other cities, embarked on a philosophy of "shiny is gold," although we all... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Luke J
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14 Apr 2017
“Clean streets”
12 Mar 2017
“Shiny buildings, and not much else”
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

As always, going into the city centre of a country you are visiting gives you some clues about the country itself. Rwanda is a very clean country and the statement rings true even within Kigali city centre.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Qutedoc
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Rwanda has, like many other cities, embarked on a philosophy of "shiny is gold," although we all know that isn't quite the case. Kigali city is becoming quite the paradise for those few who can afford it, but a lot of it's old charm is...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Luke J
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This is the new city centre. A few new buildings mosty business .Not a tourist attraction. Any how you will not miss when hete.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

If you want to admire the capital city of rwanda and its surrounding, this may be the place to be esoecially in the evening after watching a nice movie

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Samsafarisrwanda
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Up and coming City Centre - a massive opposite to the countryside dirt roads!!! Plush offices and clean roads and pavements. The centre of Kigali is flourishing, and our hope is this will spread further and further into the surrounding countryside.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Just another street to me, but nearby is the hotel where they filmed Hotel Rwanda, worth a look if a film buff.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Drew M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Charming place to walk - very clean and safe. The people are friendly and do not hesitate to chat to strangers on the street.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank FaninaRKA
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I has visited the same exact building and its quite mix of a commercial building and a mall. There are many options to eat, sit and relax, but i would prefer it that had quite more options for cafe. Place does have a traffic during...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Maxitude
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The mix and mismatch of modern and crumbling/timeless makes this a mini-adventure. Safe to wander, meet people. Careful on the sidewalks and in traffic!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank matthewra
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This avenue is just a street where you will a concentration of semi highrise buildings. Mainly banks and government institutes,and in between a few shops to buy souvenirs.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Luciano065
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