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Bomas of Kenya

Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 20 8891012
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Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specifications of myriad Kenyan tribes; through architecture, crafts, music and dance this village serves to preserve Kenyan culture.
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Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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"cultural experience"
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"dance show"
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"traditional huts"
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"native dances"
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"weekends and public holidays"
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"ethnic groups"
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"traditional dance"
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"school children"
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"nice place to visit"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At Bomas you get to experience several different traditional dance performances. There may have been 8-10 different performances. With each dance there was some background information provided which was helpful. Afterwards you can tour traditional living accommodations of the many tribes.

Thank SoloGolo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bomas are a great way to be introduced to the many cultural communities of Kenya. My favorite had to be the Luhya Boma with its layout. Some of the houses are in disrepair however still amazing resource. The cultural dances are the best i...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great cultural experience, though it might have been nice to have a guide. Leave plenty of time to work around all of the villages and see the show!

Thank L E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the dance performances of the various groups and their colorful costumes. The final act of a group of male acrobats was excellent and quite funny. Not enough people go to this performance which is a shame I think. Afterwards we walked to...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Be sure to come for the cultural performance but be prepared for a lengthy show. It clocks in just under two hours and can get a bit repetitive after awhile although it highlights dances from various ethnic groups from around the country. The dancers are...More

Thank Fantajan
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Excellent guide explained about tribal life and culture including construction of houses and other buildings that are on display at the Bomas. This was followed by excellent dancing and music from many areas in Kenya. Highly recommend.

Thank John S
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Nice place to learn a few things about the various communities in Kenya although it didn't look authentic to me (had a visit of some villages in the maasai mara and were more authentic). The dances were rather interesting and quite entertaining. Not so bad...More

Thank Maja A
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We enjoyed seeing the various homes that people constructed and inhabited...and some still do. The simple life can be so much better in a myriad of ways.

Thank kauaiswimmer
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Clean place, nice and attractive show including dances and songs. perfect place in order to be familiar with the life of different tribes good gift center very economy entrance fee

Thank fbaghaiyan
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Interesting exhibit of the major tribes of Kenya. Each village set up represents one of the 25 tribes that have been discovered in Kenya.

Thank TheTraveller393
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay in my response. Network issues, could not download the link I was sent. We were there in June 2017 on a Saturday (I recall Mon-Fri schedule is the same & then there is a minor diff in the Saturday... More
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Response from CIku H | Reviewed this property |
there are various things to consider, are you a resident or non res, a citizen, will you go with children, their ages as well However, all the prices vary try Bomas of Kenya website as well, it has the information and... More
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