Site & Monument

Takwa

Historical Background Takwa ruins are the remains of a thriving 15th and 16th century Swahili trading town before it was ...
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Thimlich Ohinga

Historical Background Thimlich Ohinga literally refers to a "frightening dense forest" in Dholuo language, a Nilotic group who occupy the ...
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Songhor

Geographical Location and Historical Background The site is situated in Nyando District, Nyanza Province. The site was gazzetted in 1982 ...
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Siyu Fort

Historical Background Siyu is the only town that built a fort of its own, unlike Mombasa and Lamu where the ...
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Mnarani

Historical Background The site was first occupied in the early 14th century but the first mosque; the Great Mosque was ...
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Jumba La mtwana

Historical Background The full name Jumba la Mtwana means in Swahili "the large house of the slave". Within this area ...
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Koobi Fora

Historical Background In the language of the Gabbra people who live near the site, the term Koobi Fora means a ...
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Uhuru Gardens

Geographical Location Located along Langata road, 15 minutes drive from the city center, is Uhuru Gardens, Kenya's largest Memorial Park ...
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Olorgesailie

Historical Background Located along Magadi road, an hour's drive and 70kms away from Nairobi,Olorgesailie pre-historic site is world renown as ...
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