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Bomas of Kenya

Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 20 8891012
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Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional specifications of myriad Kenyan tribes; through architecture, crafts, music and dance this village serves to preserve Kenyan culture.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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"cultural show"
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"great cultural experience"
in 5 reviews
"traditional dancing"
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"different cultures"
in 6 reviews
"tribal dance"
in 4 reviews
"weekends and public holidays"
in 4 reviews
"ethnic groups"
in 4 reviews
"local culture"
in 4 reviews
"school children"
in 7 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 4 reviews
"two hours"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 4 reviews
"nairobi national park"
in 7 reviews
"huts"
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"auditorium"
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"tribe"
in 131 reviews
"homes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great afternoon at Bomas. Had a tour of the hits from 23 of the Kenyan tribes. Had a knowledgeable commentary from Francis. The cultural song and dance session was very good followed by an outstanding acrobatic group. Fab afternoon and Patrick the driver...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to learn about the different tribes of Kenya and the Kenyan culture. Great for family visit. Hope they change the times because they only operate more in the afternoon. Hope the management maintains the area because there were areas that had been destroyed...More

Thank Naomi M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The show was erotic and totally inappropriate. I was embarrassed for the children in attendance which made up most of the audience on a school field day. It was sad that such a show would be embraced by Nairobi. The rest of the village needed...More

Thank Merrily B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The folk dance performance is definitely something not to miss. An hour of traditional dancing, drums and singing recreated from all corners of Kenya.

Thank Sven M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time at Bomas. The admission fee was good, and included a cultural dance show with it. The encampment included numerous tribal areas, over 30, each with multiple huts and a description of the tribe and how they function. This was a...More

Thank Durga1047
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was good to learn and see how different Kenya tribes lived in the past. The houses almost look similar to one another (they were all from Kenya after all) but with its own identity and unique touch. The cultural dance show was amazing. Allow...More

1  Thank Alvy_Advisor
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the place early this year, the meals were great, atmosphere very friendly with nice staffs. Lot of different tribes represent there culture. This was well organized by Mr.Ben Tsavo cats tours and safaris. Good place to pass bye in the afternoon.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is good to learn about a bit of some culture for first timers. The place however needs some facelift. I learn't a few things about the Kenyan tribes, would recommend it as there are not many places like this that you will be...More

Thank kate M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My tour organizer suggested catching a cultural dance show here when I was requesting for “something that gives me exposure to the local culture, and not watching animals again”. I was pleased to be able to go and watch the performance on a Friday, where...More

Thank King L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toured tribal family housing. Small village set-ups of how different tribes lived and set up their family arrangements.

Thank Delores T
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julianaayu
14 August 2018|
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Response from Maja A | Reviewed this property |
You will definitely have more people on Sundays as opposed to weekdays, however, the place doesn't get full so you will be fine on any day.
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Dylan B
16 August 2017|
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Response from Myview2020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay in my response. Network issues, could not download the link I was sent. We were there in June 2017 on a Saturday (I recall Mon-Fri schedule is the same & then there is a minor diff in the Saturday... More
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jojo422
18 February 2015|
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Response from CIku H | Reviewed this property |
there are various things to consider, are you a resident or non res, a citizen, will you go with children, their ages as well However, all the prices vary try Bomas of Kenya website as well, it has the information and... More
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