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Bomas of Kenya

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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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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Enjoyed walking through the tribal villages seeing the different building styles for the 42 tribes in Kenya. The performers in the dancing and singing presentation were excellent. So much energy and talent. Acrobats at the end were fantastic.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita D
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

I only came on this occassion to bring my daughter who was taking part in a choral rehearsal and later performance of the Nairobi Hospice fundraiser. This is a great place depending on what function one is attending. Generally, evening events are great. However, coming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank R119VQvictorm
Reviewed 3 October 2018

An interesting spot to get insight into the history and tribes of Kenya through a look at their homesteads, dance and music, but not a top highlight of my trip to Kenya. Make sure that you time your visit with their daily shows so you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cbolotsky
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed walking around and seeing the differences between the various homesteads. Also saw a baby warthog there. The auditorium for the show is huge, but there were only 100 or so people attending the day I went. The dancers and the music was good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Rich Kenyan culture exhibited in one place. You'll learn the basic of Kenyan traditional homestead and how they used to carry day to day.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BeneberSafaris
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A very nice place,I was able to see the ancient houses , nice restaurant, nice place to host a a weeding, cultural center.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jeremiahmosesm
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Our driver recommended we visit here and I’m so glad we did. Very good value for money. We took about an hour to have a look at the different houses with a guide from the Bomas. He explained the interesting bits and guided us the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joliday
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Rather touristic experience with some traditional dances and lots of traditional Kenyan houses to look at.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jannis M
Reviewed 3 September 2018

wonderful, colorful, music and dance and acrobatics. Make sure you get there on time. We loved it. Get seats facing the dancers.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ilanashemesh
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Nice afternoon spent admiring the traditional dances of different ethnic groups. Nice visit also to the different types of house of several different ethnic groups!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura B
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Andrew W
29 August 2018|
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Response from michaelmO1515HB | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did the same tour where we booked the visit through tour agent Tsavo Cats Tour and safaris. Our team of 7 persons were taken from our apartment from Komarok Narobi on time and had the best dancing culture and dinner... More
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julianaayu
13 August 2018|
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Response from PCH2012 | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a Sat and it was fine
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Dylan B
15 August 2017|
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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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