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Muslim Quarter

Nyamirambo District, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 782 111 860
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Wonderful Women's Center, Interesting District

This is a great area to see interesting street scenes and visit the Nyairambo Women's Center... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Princeton, New Jersey
Nyamijos, still my favourite area in Kigali

Nyamirambo is by far my favourite place in Kigali especially for crowd watching and photography. I... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Patrick N
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Nyamirambo District, Kigali, Rwanda
+250 782 111 860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great area to see interesting street scenes and visit the Nyairambo Women's Center, organized and owned by local women, for attractive, well-designed gift items.

Thank barbaracu
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Nyamirambo is by far my favourite place in Kigali especially for crowd watching and photography. I like the authentic vibe, the colorful streets, the food with spices, the kitenge tailors, the people's interactions (sometimes in Swahili), the Tarinyota mechanics. Key attractions include the Mayanka cinema...More

Thank Patrick N
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We did a walking tour through the neighborhood with the Nyamirambo Women's Center. They showed us a bit of this old part of Kigali and told us of the cultural significance of the sights. Much of the Quarter is actually run down and we were...More

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This place is known for hosting mainly the muslim community and it is where you can find the cheapest food for all the category. The place tend to turn 24/7 and is lively at night

Thank Samsafarisrwanda
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Take a long walk through the muslim quarter..always interesting and great market place. Lots to see, hear and experience.

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Muslim Quarter/Masjid Alfatah (Victory Mosque) Masjid Alfatah is the largest and oldest mosque of Rwanda, located in suburban area of Nyamirambo (commonly known as Nyamijos) about 7 kilometers south west of Kigali city center. It is nicknamed and better known as “Green Mosque” because of...More

3  Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Visited the oldest area in Kigali, the Muslim quarter... I found it quite bustling, full of energy, and vibrant. The people were very friendly. Did a quick tour of the mosque and the stores nearby, and also visited the Nyamirambo Women Center with their nice...More

1  Thank deboraflowers
Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went here in the afternoon and it was extremely interesting. Very nice exposure to the Muslim culture.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We visited this as part of a TIA package, that included a tour of the old part of Kigali. It is well worth a visit, as it shows Kigali from a different viewpoint (not just the Switzerland of Africa, modern city perspective). Nice to wander...More

Thank Ro B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I am so glad I went there. I enjoyed the visit to the mosque, the Imam was very welcoming and knowledgeable. I also visited the women's center a couple blocks up the road and bought nice souvenirs! Highly recommended!

Thank dal0ula
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