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Kasubi Tombs

Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Kasubi Tombs

.The Kasubi Tombs are situated on Kasubi hill and is the site of the burial of four Kabakas(Kings... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
MumbaiRiders
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Mumbai
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As a woman I could not go into an area because woman are not allowed? However, I was not given a... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
worldtravel2018
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Chicago, Illinois
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Ancient Ugandan royalty is buried at this site.
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Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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"main building"
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"under reconstruction"
in 8 reviews
"currently under construction"
in 5 reviews
"buried here"
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"burial ground"
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"unesco world heritage site"
in 4 reviews
"ugandan history"
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"burial place"
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"guided tour"
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"downtown kampala"
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"interesting visit"
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"king's palace"
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"kingdom"
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"tribe"
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"trousers"
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"compound"
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

.The Kasubi Tombs are situated on Kasubi hill and is the site of the burial of four Kabakas(Kings of Buganda) and other members of the Buganda family..Entrance to the tombs was Sh 10000 and I was the lone visitor besides a family from Karachi. The...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

As a woman I could not go into an area because woman are not allowed? However, I was not given a discount because I was woman not able to see part of the exhibit. A bunch of tombs that you are not allowed to enter...More

Thank worldtravel2018
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The guide here was the most useful part, tkaing you to the different huts and telling you about Ugandan history and traditions was so interesting.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I had a short trip to the tombs. Even though the tomb itself is under construction, there are other interesting things to see there and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and I enjoyed it . Take note: you will not be able to see...More

Thank Funmi O
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

We took a look around and had a great guide, but there isn't much to see here until they manage to rebuild and reopen.

Thank Rick S
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Located on a Kasubi Hill, the tombs house one of the most important burial sites in Uganda (4 Kings in one place). The main tomb was burnt to ashes in March 2016 but with UNESCO and Government support, it is getting back its face. However,...More

Thank Francis S
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We were told this place was burnt down a few years ago, what a pity, but anyway we were able to see what was saved from the flames. The place is well managed and we were taken through the history of Uganda. It is worth...More

Thank wesleybabble
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Not much to see really, since the main building burned down. Because of this the Kasubi Tombs are closed for visitors, but we got a guided tour anyway... you can obviously pay tour way in to see basically nothing, but only if you double the...More

Thank Millamutten
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Unfortunately you will not be able to visit the tombs for at least two more years. The main structure is being rebuilt after burning down in 2010, just a few years after becoming a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. The main structure, which is...More

Thank Elana O
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This venue is preserved close to the bustle of downtown Kampala area. It gives a history of the Buganda tribe the largest tribe in a Uganda. Women if they come in trousers must put on a wrap to look like they have a skirt on,...More

Thank Ingrid L
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