Tourist Attractions in Kampala City

Tourist Attractions in Kampala City, Sites and Places to Visit in Kampala Uganda

The tourist attractions in Kampala city are places that a visitor can tour in one day while visiting Uganda. Kampala tourist sites are some of the dozens of places that make up Uganda tourist attractions for which locals and foreigners come to the Pearl of Africa for. Uganda as a country has a lot to offer for its visitors. The country that is gifted by nature is endowed with attractions in all its corners. The places that are not far distanced from the other include Kasubi tombs, Uganda Museum, Bahai Temple, Kabaka’s Palace, Kabaka’s Lake, Gaddafi Mosque and Namirembe Cathedral.

Top Tourist Places and Sites to Visit on a Kampala City Tour

Kasubi tombs

Kasubi Tombs in Kasubi Kampala

The Kasubi tombs in Kasubi area, a Kampala surburb are a cultural tourist attraction which is the burial ground for Buganda Kings and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Uganda.

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Gaddafi National Mosque Kampala

This a gigantic worshipping site for Muslims in Uganda in Old Kampala Hill has a sitting capacity of 20,000 worshipers has a tower from which you view Kampala city entirely.

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Uganda Museum

Uganda Museum in Kamwokya Kampala

This Museum in Kampala is tourist sites where the ethnological, natural-historical and traditional life collections of Uganda’s cultural heritage are displayed and exhibited.

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Kabakas palace Kampala

The Kabaka’s Palace in Mengo Kampala

The Kabaka’s Palace or Mengo Palace sitted on 0.9 square miles (2.3 km ) in Kampala,  is the official hereditary residence for the King of Buganda, the biggest kingdom in Uganda.

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Bahai Temple on Kikaya Hill Kampala

Sitted on a 52-acre land on Kikaya Hill in Kawempe Municipality, the Bahai House of Worship with its unique architectural design is the centre for Bahai Faith in Uganda.

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Namirembe Cathedral

Namirembe Cathedral Kampala

Saint Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe is the oldest cathedral in Uganda with an awesome architectural design and huge compound making it a good place to marvel at.

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Uganda Martyrs' Shrine Namugongo

Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo

The Uganda Martyrs Shrine is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Uganda Martyrs killed between 31 January 1885 and 27 January 1887 by Buganda King Mwanga II.

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Kabakas Lake

The Kabaka’s Lake in Kampala

The biggest man-made lake in Uganda, the Kabaka’s Lake in Ndeeba Kampala was dug out 1880s on the orders of King Mwanga II to be use it as escape corridor to Lake Victoria.

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