Mombasa is a major city in Kenya. This city is located southeast of Nairobi and is developing as a port city. The city has long been a city of Arab and Indian merchants and is also an important trading port for neighboring Uganda. Mombasa is known as a famous tourist destination with many attractions such as beautiful beaches, historic buildings and nature-rich parks.
- Sightseeing spot 1 : Haller Park
- Sightseeing spot 2 : Fort Jesus Museum
- Sightseeing spot 3 : Tusks
- Sightseeing spot 4 : Mamba Village Centre
- Sightseeing spot 5 : Old Town
- Sightseeing spot 6 : Mombasa Marine Park
- Sightseeing spot 7 : North Coast Beach
- Sightseeing spot 8 : Go Cart
Mombasa is a city located in the southeastern part of Kenya.
Mombasa was originally a place where Muslim merchants came and went, and it flourished in trade. In the Middle Ages, the number of Indian merchants increased and the town developed. It was then under Portuguese rule, but was subsequently expelled by Omani aristocrats. It was under British control in the 19th century, but Kenya became independent after World War II.
Mombasa belongs to the tropical climate. Temperatures range from 20 ° C to 36 ° C throughout the year.
The national language of Kenya is Swahili. Swahili and English are specified as official languages. There are many other indigenous languages.
Mombasa is not very secure. Please be careful as Old Town is insecure.
Kenya is a multi-ethnic country with more than 40 tribes. There are also immigrants from Europe and Asia.
Since Mombasa was originally a port city, trade is very active. In recent years, the number of tourists has increased, and the tourism industry is very prosperous.
In Kenya, 47% are Protestants and 23% are Catholics. There are also Muslims and Hindus.
Kenyan shilling is used.
Sightseeing spot 1 : Haller Park
A park with an atmosphere like a safari park. You can observe the feeding of gazelle, buffalo, hippopotamus and giraffe. Many people visit on weekends.
Sightseeing spot 2 : Fort Jesus Museum
A Portuguese fortress built in 1593. It is now a museum. It is also registered as a World Heritage Site and is crowded with many tourists. Historically valuable items are on display in the museum.
Sightseeing spot 3 : Tusks
A building that is a symbol of Mombasa. It is a huge ivory-shaped arch with a height of about 10m. It was created to commemorate the visit of Queen Elizabeth II of England to Mombasa.
Sightseeing spot 4 : Mamba Village Centre
The main theme park is an exhibition of reptiles. Crocodiles are everywhere in the park. You can observe the crocodiles spending their time leisurely.
Sightseeing spot 5 : Old Town
Old Town is a maze of narrow alleys. There are food stalls everywhere, and you can eat while walking. There are also many restaurants.
Sightseeing spot 6 : Mombasa Marine Park
A place where you can enjoy the beautiful sea to the fullest. A popular activity is the glass-bottom boat. You can observe the fish while riding the boat. It is also a snorkeling spot.
Sightseeing spot 7 : North Coast Beach
A tourist destination with a wide range of accommodation, from luxury resorts to beach bungalows. Most of the tourists visit this place.
Sightseeing spot 8 : Go Cart
Mombasa go-karts are an exciting race. Ride a small cart around a concrete truck. There are other places to play and it is also recommended for children.
Mombasa has plenty of accommodation. The nearest is Moi International Airport. Tickets and accommodations can be booked from the link below. It also supports other languages.