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Kasubi Tombs

Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Still under construction

After the fire in 2010, the tombs are still under construction. While the admission has been... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Raina Z
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Gainesville, Florida
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Not recommended

This is not acceptable to see these world heritage as a construction building after 5 years of... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Khosrojerdi
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Mashhad, Iran
via mobile
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Ancient Ugandan royalty is buried at this site.
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Kasubi Hill, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

After the fire in 2010, the tombs are still under construction. While the admission has been reduced to 10,000 shillings, it's still not worth it... Hopefully they will be finished soon!

Thank Raina Z
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This is not acceptable to see these world heritage as a construction building after 5 years of fire. Making fire damaged it about 5 years ago but they can not to fix it after 5 years. There is not any things to see and spend...More

Thank Khosrojerdi
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

The seat of Buganda royal lineage lie here. It is one of UNESCO world heritage sites. Currently under construction after fires gutted the tombs down, Buganda's lowest point in most recent history. It is of immense value to one of the largest tribes in Uganda-The...More

1  Thank Lorenza J
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

I understand its closed now, when i visited it i really loved it. It was very easy to imagine how imposing it must have been long, long ago. There were some other two ladies in front of me, they were wearing trousers . They were...More

1  Thank Princess W
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

NOTE: closed for public. It was an authentic insight into Ugandan history. Place which everybody should visit. Great tour guide service and really authentic souvenirs - worth to bargain! Kasubi tombs are still very important to Ugandan king dynasty. Unfortunately, the main palace was burnt...More

1  Thank vothailTha
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a great heritage in east africa with a great historical value in this kingdom, its mentioned in the diaries of the great men who made incredible journeys in eastern Africa like Speke, Grant and Burton.. A great Guide like Prince Henry Mulondo will...More

1  Thank Mamalandsafaris
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Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

When I arived there the site was closed to visiters, which I was disappointed in. They said it's because of reconstruction works.

1  Thank Lee K
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Apparently the Kasubi tombs is closed for more renovations- the web site doesn't give accurate up to date information, nor a phone number which worked. When we visited it was all locked up and no one could give us any indication of when it would...More

1  Thank MeganS123
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Here the kings of the dominant tribe which is the baganda are buried. Its in this place that a number of kings have been buried. Actually its said that the kings never die in this place but just disappear. When they are alive a king...More

1  Thank BAISWIKE
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

A great historical place with ancestors of four kings buried outside of the tomb of the 4 Kings buried in what was their castle. There was a fire so the Tomb itself is being resorted on the outside and will be finished this year. Ancestors...More

1  Thank Geoffrey A
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