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Uganda Martyrs Shrine

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The serenity at the martyrs shrine is breathtaking the environment cool breeze green surroundings are favorable for a spiritual moment with GOD and reflecting upon life there is a museum plus archives about the uganda martyrs everyone needs to visit this nice site

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Need to know more about the Uganda martyrs this is the place to do a pilgrimage. The washrooms are sometimes not very neat.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank afro_explorer
Reviewed 10 January 2019

A very interesting place to visit and especially reading about the Martyrs and how and why they were killed. Well layed out gardens surrounding the main amphitheatre.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank t0m1950
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Before my trip to the shrine, I had been seeing names like St. Kizito School, street, etc almost in every part of Kampala, Lwanga Charles, and many others...I didn't have a background to this. The story of the Christians who were massacred for disobeying the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank xperience1
Reviewed 17 December 2018

There is not much to offer here except for the faithful who want a lesson on the trials and tribulations of the Uganda Martyrs. That aside, it provides an excellent venue for wedding receptions.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TheUgandanPoet
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I was shocked at how huge this place was. I have always desired to visit the shrine but had no idea what to expect. For anyone wanting to go on a pilgrimage, you will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Warau16
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This religious site in the heart of Uganda is as i would think a must reach destination for every professing Catholic believer who would love to know more about the men of the distant past who for their strong faith, even had to die than...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TraverseAfricaTours
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Very historical and religious. It's good to visit especially for history lovers I can recommend it for you

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mukwaya n
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Heard the story of the christian massacre in 1886 and how this is the only place in Africa visited by 3 Popes. Quite impressive

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SMaclachlan
Reviewed 26 August 2018

This shrine is dedicated to the young Baganda men who were martyred for their faith. The grounds are well maintained and there are guides to explain the way around. Entrance fee is just a minimal token to help with the maintenance of the grounds. Good...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank angienai
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Pilgrims pay no fees at the shrine. Tourists pay admission of 5,000 Ugandan shillings ($1.50).
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