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Igongo Cultural Centre

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16 Km Mbarara-Masaka Road, Mbarara, Uganda
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Reviewed 7 September 2018

The Cultural Centre was great. We went here with a few extra hours of time. We got a personal tour and the entrance fee for mzungu's is 25K shilling ($6.50 USD). There are great exhibits and they take pride in their history. Be sure to...More

Thank Quicksilvr44
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Igongo provides great ambiance to get away from the hustle and bustle of town life. The rooms are classy, bar is executive. Great nyama choma and wonderful local food. Customer care is worth the visit.

Thank stellaRosan
Reviewed 29 July 2018

If you cannot stay here, at least stop by the museum!!!! We stayed in the "cottages" which were beautiful and luxury. The WiFi was the best out of our entire trip. The people were kind and accommodating. Will be returning!

Thank SKTravelAdventures
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.

Thank kimbugwesaddam
Reviewed 11 April 2018

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

Thank Mirjam R
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
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
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
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 Christopher W
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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Response from kimbugwesaddam | Reviewed this property |
yes, it has a newly constructed spa that will be starting to operate soon.