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Mombasa Tusks

Moi avenue, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 712 920213
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“moi avenue” (19 reviews)
“land mark” (4 reviews)
“busy road” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
Moi avenue, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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+254 712 920213
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"moi avenue"
in 19 reviews
"land mark"
in 4 reviews
"busy road"
in 3 reviews
"iconic symbol"
in 2 reviews
"worth a quick visit"
in 2 reviews
"both sides"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 3 reviews
"take photos"
in 5 reviews
"city tour"
in 3 reviews
"ivory"
in 5 reviews
"monument"
in 6 reviews
"trademark"
in 2 reviews
"poaching"
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"pics"
in 3 reviews
"aluminum"
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"constructed"
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"government"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

These are a Mombasa landmark.. elephant tusks.. built in 1952 in commemorative the Queen of England visiting Mombasa

Thank munir mohamed y
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Busy dirty road. Too much traffic. Why bother? Mombasa town has little to see. Take a pic and move on.

Thank nigelhenson
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Traffic is mad so chances of getting a group photo are slim. Can be done, best spot to take the picture from is in the middle of the road so take care. Its only a 5 minute stop.

Thank T8155AFkevinl
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

The monument is located in the heart of Mombasa. Well maintained and has a park nearby were you can relax after a long walk.

Thank rolandi
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

reaching this point was what every one was looking for on the trip, meanwhile we moved the entire town and then got lost before we could reach here

Thank TravelWithVin
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

If visiting Mombasa for the first time, pass by Moi avenue and take photos of the huge Tusks. There are shops in the area , so ideal for your shopping.

Thank Kit K
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The tusk are sine qua non for Mombasa. Originally installed in 50s to welcome the queen just before her coronation. It is in some disrepair now but still a beautiful site on Moi Avenue. There are restaurants in the vicinity. Busy street can make photography...More

Thank Juma B
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Luckily they're not made of ivory :)) The road has many shops and is busy, so if that's your thing, go for it!

Thank Goozerguytje
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

These enameled metal tusks were built in 1952 to celebrate the visit to Kenya of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their honeymoon trip to Treetops. The tusks replaced an older similar monument nearer the waterfront. A short time later, while at Treetops, Elizabeth was...More

Thank Bobbrooksster
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

taken pictures and filming. its a very busy street with no traffic lights. you must be very careful when crossing the streets.

Thank Jerard W
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محمد ص
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Response from us0ke | Reviewed this property |
Just the way it stands out and the fact that it was built in 1956 to commemorate Princess Margaret's visit
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