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A very nice church

the church is old but very nice and big, situated on top of a hill. surrounded by trees and natural beauty. When you are at the Cathedral you get a nice view of Kampala city.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the church is old but very nice and big, situated on top of a hill. surrounded by trees and natural beauty. When you are at the Cathedral you get a nice view of Kampala city.

Thank angelam282017
Entebbe, Uganda
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rubaga Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Kampala Archdiocese the head of the Ugandan Catholics. It is just a few kilometres out of the city centre in the clean outskirt town of Rubaga

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I preferred this cathedral to Namirembe Catherdal as it seemed to be less impersonal and felt like spiritual home to the local people. It has an interesting shrine to the Ugandan martyrs.

Thank Shane-Sally M
Multan, Pakistan
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Rubaga Cathedral, Kampala, Uganda, also known as Saint Mary's Cathedral is the parent cathedral of the Roman Catholics which is located on Lubaga Hill about 3 km from city center. The construction of the Cathedral was started in 1914 on a piece of land donated by King of Buganda, Kabaka Mwanga II to Bishop Hirth and French Catholic missionries. It... More 

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

One of the valued place by the Catholic religion, the architecture is so amazing plus the way this place makes you feel you are with God, i enough for me to love the place.

Thank darlinsherie
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful church very welcoming. The choir was spectacular. The adoration chapel was so sacred and lovely. The priests homily was very instructive and entertaining.

Thank Rachael C
Lubec, Maine
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This was the site of Pope Francis' visit to Uganda in November 2015. Makes visiting it after that, all the more special.

Thank KatherineCassidy
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

It is always awesome standing in front of this cathedral looking at Kampala city from a distance it's really beautiful. It's a must see to those who love beautiful sceneries, and if any one wants a low cost tour in Kampala or the country side call or what'sapp David on +256772967306

Thank DavidsKampalaTaxi
Kampala, Uganda
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

lets a good place to visit to view a very good church with a good location and connect spiritually.....

Thank Monishaak
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

It's on the top of one of the hights Kampala hills so you can see the city below you, it's a nice cathedral it's big and beautiful

Thank SalmonAN

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