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Old Town

Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Near Ndia Kuu Road, Mombasa 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to Old Town several times and can never get tired of the place. It's a very quiet place that serves aesthetic coastal architecture. There are also several restaurants open nearby serving both local & foreign cuisines . The Fort Jesus is also located...More

Thank irmah s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting walk around some very old, very narrow streets. We had a guide, who was able to show us lots of interesting places and give us lots of info that we would otherwise not have seen or heard. Well worth a visit and I...More

Thank cthomp127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit the heritage old housing constructions.we can even shop gift items on our way to old town.few shops available

Thank anishavlani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Town Mombasa was always a joy to visit when in Mombasa.With everyone being so welcoming and friendly,just a lazy walk around would make your trip worthwhile.But in the past few years,it has become dirty with rubbish strewn everywhere and stinks like something died...More

Thank Naz M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess if you are visiting the fort, you can take a quick walk around Old Town.. But, it really is quite run down and not well kept up.. dirty Yes, there is some interesting architecture, and, shops, of course. When we were visiting Mombasa,...More

Thank bas0921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-see when in Mombasa. The buildings are remarkable and there are plenty of curio shops for one to acquire some memorabilia. I was especially fascinated by gallery of Mr. Yusuf Shk. Noorali Imani along Mbarak Hinawy Road, Old Port. If you're a...More

Thank Mnyereti
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great place,has maintained old structures, only issue lots of dirt around,County Government needs to move and clean

Thank pmkamanga
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The old town brings back. The old times. The archtect, the roads and the business bring those old representation alive.

Thank Gioko A
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Small, not very clean, mostly XIXth century buildings, old port is still working so you cannot see it, most of the mosques are closed for sightseeing too

Thank Dzem
Reviewed 31 July 2017

one day city tour is sufficient Old town is based on Arabic style with narrow roads .you can see the jesus fort on the beach site in old city

Thank akshayrathor
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Jada J
8 March 2017|
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Response from Idwin B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jada, You find the official ones in front of Fort Jesus. Prices between 1500/2000 KES, for a good guide.