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Moi avenue, Mombasa 80100, Kenya
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Whenever we went to mombasa town and would pass this tusks it was the major landmark to show you are in a new environment full of fun and exotic ventures on tours. Lets go to Mombasa!!

Thank evansmwania
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice to see but nothing spectacular. I wouldn't make a point of getting to see it. If your passing by have a look. But that's all I could recommend on it.

Thank Liam O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the party was born near the risk so a lot of sentiment with visiting this place. Especially as we found out the reason for thetusk

Thank Taruna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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..

Thank Rayu A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Renay A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On one of the main streets, next to a public park. Good for selfie, to prove that you have been to Mombasa.

Thank no1_denis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must stop spot if you are in Mombasa town. Found on Moi Avenue, there is a Park next to these tusks. Do carry a good camera and photographer for the best shot under these tusks.

Thank VirginiaNairobi
Reviewed 20 August 2018

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.

1  Thank Jay F
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The symbol is quite large in the middle of the road. You can get photographed, but be aware of the souverir sellers.

1  Thank Timo K
Reviewed 26 July 2018

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

1  Thank CharlieBeau
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محمد ص
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Just the way it stands out and the fact that it was built in 1956 to commemorate Princess Margaret's visit
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