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Peaceful Place for Idol Worship

Lord Shiva Temple is a Hindu temple in the center of Mombasa city, located on Nkruma Road. It is a... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Tassaduqhussain51
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Multan, Pakistan
Beautiful place to walk around

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit the temple, but the main building and rest of the property are... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
RIANA T
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OTTAWA
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3 Sep 2018
“Very quiet”
21 Jan 2018
“Hindu mighty temple right at the entrance to East Africa”
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Mwembe Aboud Road, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The huge temple lacks the liveliness of Hindu temples, may be i visited it early in the morning. The architecture was a bit minimalist. It is strategically located in downtown and of course it worths a visit

Thank Mamdouh S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Just after the Indian Ocean and fort Jesus glimpses in Mombasa, here comes the Lord Shiva temple built by Hindu worshipers way back in 1950s. The temple is currently under renovation.

Thank VIRENDRANAGORI
Reviewed 5 October 2017

One of the Oldest and Largest TEMPLES in Mombasa. The atmosphere is sublime, serene and has very good positive vibrations. Gardens are small and well kept with water features and fishes and purple lotus in bloom most of the year. The main deity is the...More

2  Thank Sukesha D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Lovely temple to visit Plenty of history and artefact from india shipped over well preserved Unique Tree with flowers that has a shiv ling growing inside

Thank NKV15
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place to get blessings from lord shiva! My girlfriend and i enjoyed it very much. Found it interesting to see the puja and arti being performed

Thank DrewH132
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lord Shiva Temple is a Hindu temple in the center of Mombasa city, located on Nkruma Road. It is a serene place for meditation and idol worship. It is about 600 meter from Fort Jesus on Nkruma Road in front of Kaunda Ave on the...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

It is a quiet but also a run-down place! The entrance is a bit hidden. In general without any entrance fee.

Thank Nils C
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I wouldn't go out of my way to visit the temple, but the main building and rest of the property are quite lovely. My partner and I spent about half an hour walking around and enjoyed the tranquility.

Thank RIANA T
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Historic place. Shiv temple in the cave. It is maintained by the locals. A gazebo is there to rest and have picnics.

Thank blimba2016
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The rumours are true. Shiva sleeps between noon and 4:00 pm. However, when he is awake, the reception will be lovely and you will get to have a nice stroll though a little slice of peace in the heart of Mombasa madness. Youay even have...More

2  Thank Abby254
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