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Address: Blvd d'l umuganda, Kigali, Rwanda

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I don't remember how many time I walked around the Kigali's Parliament. Whenever remembering sad memories during genocide time. But I hope that today there are more security... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Erk Z
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Kigali, Rwanda
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Kigali, Rwanda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't remember how many time I walked around the Kigali's Parliament. Whenever remembering sad memories during genocide time. But I hope that today there are more security guarantees.

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Thank Erk Z
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 519 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the parliament nothing special. The building is of basic architecture. You can see just stopping at the entrance.

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Thank SE s
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5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The parliament is not open to the publics so I cant say much about it, though I notice from far some bullets holes onto the wall.

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Thank Allen S
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Did not get in but passed by it like twice and was told that's the parliament building so can't say Mach

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Thank SalmonAN
Rwanda
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The environment is okay. The building has a few bullet holes, i was told it won't be renovated reason being "they want to preserve their past" it's like a historic site i would say. I attended one of the parliamentary session, the language which they use in parliament is Kinyarwanda. The members of parliament were friendly.

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Thank MemyMmbone
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79 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Okay, a bit of history... There are bullet holes in the side of the Parliament. The government chose to leave them as a testimony of what happened in the 1994 genocide. It is a reminder of what was and how far the Rwandans have come.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

I drove past the Parliament enough times. There was nothing to write home about the parliament in my opinion, save for the few bullet holes on one side of the building. It also didn't occur to me that it is open to the public, so that could be one of the reasons I do not have much to write about... More 

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Thank The_Oj1
Mombasa, Coast, Kenya
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100 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

passed by the building.the area leading to the parliament is spotlessly clean.The parliament building though requires a coat of paint in my opinion.

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Thank Munir T
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

it is the oldest building in town and reminds people of the genocide because of the bullet holes..this was caused by the shootings at the time of war

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Thank liloh422
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

I have been there for meetings and special events, but I really wish it was open to the public and special tours. It is a location that has special part in the recent history of Rwanda and serves as a reminder of how institutions stand tall in the face of adversity.

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Thank Yakalele

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