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Located at moi avenue next to uhuru gardens..they have a historic background in which they were built to celebrate the visit of queen Elizabeth to the city and the tusks in full spell the letter M representing Mombasa ..its a great place to take photos..
Located on Moi Avenue, next to a park, the Mombasa Tusks offer a good photo experience for tourists. We did not get into the park as we only wanted to take a photo commemorating our Mombasa trip.
For those who would want a photo souvenir,...More
Read up on the history before going to see this amazing structure. It's quite impressive that you can be walking the streets, in and out of alleyways and side-routes...then all of the sudden there are huge elephant tusks arching the street. A must see.
It's the classic "look at me, I'm in Mombasa" shot. The tusks (made of thin sheets of metal) are translated as 'pembe za ndovu' in Swahili.
These tusks were put here in 1956 apparently, by a European, according to my Uber driver.
There's no charge...More