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Igongo Cultural Centre

16 Km Mbarara-Masaka Road, Mbarara, Uganda
256 (0) 3927228
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PRIDE OF WESTERN UGANDA

the museum of southern western Uganda, divided in sections that is purposeful for study by the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
kimbugwesaddam
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Mbarara, Uganda
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The greatest variety of African food around Mbarara. Can be a bit noisy, especially on week ends... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Mirjam R
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Thueringen
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16 Km Mbarara-Masaka Road, Mbarara, Uganda
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

the museum of southern western Uganda, divided in sections that is purposeful for study by the students and also for adventure, its the leading cultural centre in Mbarara, professional guides awaits.

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The greatest variety of African food around Mbarara. Can be a bit noisy, especially on week ends. .....................

Thank Mirjam R
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stayed here two nights passing through working on a project and passing through on the way to Bwindi National park. I'm so glad I took the time to go through the whole museum. I learned about the area and the culture in Uganda. It's...More

Thank Tina M
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Nice stop over on your way to Mbarara. I loved it. The ambiance was excellent. Nice place for all categories of people. You won’t regret.

Thank gentleamani
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We stopped for lunch. Our guide urged us to get the buffet. The food was good enough and there were plenty of outdoor tables with umbrellas. Fortunately we also had time to explore the shop and the museum. The museum is small; the pricing is...More

Thank Janet L
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

The Igongo Cultural Centre at Bihalrwe is billed as the best museum in Uganda and the venue also boasts an all-you-can-eat buffet lunch. We pass on the buffet but opt instead for a light snack of Ebinyoba, matoke, posho and potato. Ebinyoba – a delicious...More

1  Thank badlypackedtraveller
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It is refreshing to visit the cultural centre as one travels along Mbarara-Masaka road. The museum is well priced though the price of the buffet is a bit on the high side (though within a norm in that part of Uganda). The buffet is a...More

Thank James T
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

While on my way from Kampala to Queen Elizabeth National park yesterday, I made a lunch break stopover at Igongo. I couldn't be more impressed by how well maintained the property is. From the museum to the country hotel, everything hard a fresh look as...More

1  Thank oleny10
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I've been here quite a few times for the food. Go to the restaurant at the top. For lunch you can sit on the nice breezy terrace to enjoy your meal. They have the broadest menu I've seen in Western Uganda, with a nice selection...More

Thank Peggy L
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Came here for dinner and the food took close to 2.5 hours to come out. Even when it did come out, some of the orders were wrong so that was disappointing. The museum portion of the cultural center was enjoyable as the group go to...More

Thank tem4j
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