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Bombolulu Workshops

Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 20 2399716
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Even if you are not a tourist this place is worth a visit just to see the different types of items... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
via mobile
Such cute merch! Great for souvenirs.

Bombolulu workshop has such a lovely vybe. The people here are very friendly. There is a restaurant... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Mombasa, Kenya
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Mombasa 80100, Kenya
+254 20 2399716
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a tourist this place is worth a visit just to see the different types of items made by the people. The concept of recycle and reuse to make new product plus the fact that it's made by those who have...More

1  Thank AamirSK
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Bombolulu workshop has such a lovely vybe. The people here are very friendly. There is a restaurant where one can have lunch (I am not sure if it restarted, there was a time it shut down) and the food is not amazing but it will...More

1  Thank Abby254
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a place where mostly the disable citizen perform amazing work of Art and all is done hand made

Thank AdeyAdey
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The guide though half blind was very good. The dancers went all out to entertain us even though we were only two. the shops had lots of good things at a reasonable price. The restaurant was also fairly priced.

Thank George K
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Bombolulu Workshop and Culture Center is a project of a non-profit organization (NGO) the Association for the Physically Disabled in Kenya with five sheltered workshops and a cultural center alongwith a restaurant. It is located in Nyali area of Mombasa, about 10 km from city...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Bombolulu Workshop may be refer to as a distant Carnivore restaurant of Nairobi located in Mombasa. Without the culinary variety of carnivore, Bombolulu (check the proper spelling) is gradually trying to imitate the world renowned Carnivore with some little success. it is run through charitable...More

Thank Melckzedeck
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to go there as we both work in healthcare. Lovely project going on for 50 years. We went there on our own and a bit late so we didn't see any of the touristic shows. We saw the workshops and chatted with the...More

Thank Mireia G
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Was once a great place till bodabodas got the roads so crowded there is hardly no space left to walk. Inside the workshop though is a world of fascination and awe.

Thank DestinySafaris
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I am biased as I worked at this crafts workshop in 2003-2005 with VSO. We had a hard time persuading tourists to leave their hotel compounds to come and visit us - to meet the artisans, to see the 4 workshops in action, to learn...More

Thank thomas Y
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I got there with a few pre occupancies - but the visit was different. We saw the workshop for wheel chairs, metal, wood, textile. All well organized and supported with lots of German, Suisse and US money. We bought a bag that was quite nice...More

Thank FOL-1003
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14 January 2017|
Response from thomas Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the best time to see the workshops would be Saturday morning between 9 and 12. The showroom itself is open from 9-5 on Saturdays.
thomas Y
15 October 2016|
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Response from thomas Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the shop is open. Completely refurbished.

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