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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
+254 20 8891012
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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
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
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
Reviewed 3 February 2018

You can walk around and see the ancient tribal grounds that was free. They have vendors if you want to buy stuff but to me the show is where its at!!! The performers are amazing consists of traditional tribal dances... fire tossing and acrobatics. (Bring...More

Thank ZboogieChillin
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Friends the first time I went to Bomas was 36 years ago. This was when the dancers were the real tribes and not rehearsed professional dancers, there was a an authenticity. For many reasons this has become far from heritage or traditional dance. I was...More

Thank mikemeegan
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The differences in details of the huts of tribes are not obvious, so you better get a guide. The dance and acrobat performances in the afternoon are wonderful and funny. If you like to eat there and especially if you want to eat indigenous food,...More

Thank Beat S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I went to Bomas of Kenya alone, thinking it'd be safe... I was invited to dance during the show so I went. And at the end, one of the dancers was very drunk and harassed me, asking me for money, and my number. He wouldn't...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

What a gem! Bomas is where culture lives. Come and spend an afternoon that you will never forget. Whats more, they have a pretty cool bar and restaurant in house. Four stars I would say.

Thank Jackson M
Reviewed 20 December 2017

An amazing experience as this concept lets you see Kenya in a nutshell and gives an interesting insight into the cultural diversity that is an east african nation.

Thank Kiki M
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The place is full of plenty of African culture entertainment.Plenty space to walk around and that of children to play.The environment is quiet great as one as a chance to interact with individuals from various part of the world.It can be the best place to...More

Thank John M
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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
13 August 2018|
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Response from PCH2012 | Reviewed this property |
I was there on a Sat and it was fine
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