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Address: Mutesa Road, Kampala, Uganda
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Appeared to be more accessible and used by local people, possibly due to the proximity to the local hospital.

I preferred this cathedral to Namirembe Catherdal as it seemed to be less impersonal and felt like spiritual home to the local people. It has an interesting shrine to the Ugandan... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Entebbe, Uganda
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rubaga Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese the head of the Ugandan Catholics. It is just a few kilometres out of the city centre in the clean outskirt town of Rubaga

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I preferred this cathedral to Namirembe Catherdal as it seemed to be less impersonal and felt like spiritual home to the local people. It has an interesting shrine to the Ugandan martyrs.

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Multan, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala, Uganda, also known as Saint Mary's Cathedral is the parent cathedral of the Roman Catholics which is located on Lubaga Hill about 3 km from city center. The construction of the Cathedral was started in 1914 on a piece of land donated by King of Buganda, Kabaka Mwanga II to Bishop Hirth and French Catholic missionries. It... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the valued place by the Catholic religion, the architecture is so amazing plus the way this place makes you feel you are with God, i enough for me to love the place.

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Thank darlinsherie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful church very welcoming. The choir was spectacular. The adoration chapel was so sacred and lovely. The priests homily was very instructive and entertaining.

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Lubec, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was the site of Pope Francis' visit to Uganda in November 2015. Makes visiting it after that, all the more special.

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Thank KatherineCassidy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It is always awesome standing in front of this cathedral looking at Kampala city from a distance it's really beautiful. It's a must see to those who love beautiful sceneries, and if any one wants a low cost tour in Kampala or the country side call or what'sapp David on +256772967306

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

lets a good place to visit to view a very good church with a good location and connect spiritually.....

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's on the top of one of the hights Kampala hills so you can see the city below you, it's a nice cathedral it's big and beautiful

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

...and different. Same choir, but drumming! Aside from that, the inside is very plain. At least they didn't require money to go inside like the Anglican church (Namirembe)! It was nice to walk through, although it was during mass so we didn't do much.

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