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Old Town

Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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“narrow streets” (20 reviews)
“fort jesus” (60 reviews)
“antique shops” (4 reviews)
Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think it's really so interesting but if you have time, walk around with a guide. The city has a history worth to listen.

Thank BurcuTunca
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

It was a great walk through the town but I would highly recommend a guide,I won not recommend to walk the place by yourself especially as a touristy in overall we enjoyed.

Thank Wairimu M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The history of Mombasa is amazing, beautiful, detailed, and well preserved that shows the true authenticity of the island. Glad my wife and I got to visit it while on a Mombasa City Tour with the Coast Camping team!

Thank MarkBobby
Reviewed 25 October 2017

The walk in this old town takes you back in time of the early Arabs and European Missionaries. The people are friendly and our guide was very good.

Thank wesleybabble
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Old colonial buidings, like many places in the world was very dirty, smelly, which did not bother me, we went with our Tut tut driver so we did feel safer, a beer in a local bar was an experience as so delapatated.

1  Thank Maxina H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

History surrounds the old town and old port is so fascinating and takes you back to that era when sailors from Asia and Europe used to do the business with Africa. Old town resembles an ancient city of Middle East/ Indian sub continent.

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Old town hardly changes physically. However, it is unnerving to know that as a visitor I can no longer take a leisure walk like in yester years due to increased cases of mugging.

2  Thank isinyaproduce
Reviewed 5 October 2017

A short walk into memory lane, on the cobblestone paved narrow road takes you to the entrance of the old port, this walk can be done after viewing the Fort Jesus, the quaint antique shops that line the road are very interesting for antique lovers...More

Thank Sukesha D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very nice spot to spend a few hours before leaving town! Nice arquithecture, nice streets and stores to see or buy some piturestic things! A lot of culture to learn! Nice people.

Thank ClaudiaSofs
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A great place to wander - great photo opportunities of rustic buildings with crumbling fascias and faded walls. When you arrive numerous guides will approach you - wanting to take you on a tour and indicating it is 'safer' etc. with them (we paid some...More

Thank Ramona L
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Jada J
7 March 2017|
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Response from Idwin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jada, You find the official ones in front of Fort Jesus. Prices between 1500/2000 KES, for a good guide.