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Address: Langata Rd | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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+254 724 288044
08:00 - 17:00
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Each boma (homestead) in this cultural village was built using traditional...

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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A must place to visit if you are in Nairobi

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... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 yourself 2 hours for this show. I was lucky as most of the audiences were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's located exactly next to the conference salon, you can see the traditional and former houses but they are almost the same; )

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a very nice place to feel the different traditions of the people of Kenya the huts of the different cultural groups are nice to look at and not forgetting the dances are the best to watch.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed the bomas very much. You can see how people of the Kenyan culture live. Enjoy the traditional dances from Kenya in just one place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well set out - the children who were with us loved going into all the huts of the different cultural groups. The show at the end was very enjoyable too.

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bomas of Kenya is situated Lang'ata road off juction of Karen and Ongata Rongai, i after the bridge before Nakumat super market there is junction going to Bomas. What I like most the place is surrounded by big trees which brings fresh air, you can have picnic and get very nice pictures with your camera. All the tribes from Kenya... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Bomas of Kenya is in Karen, south Nairobi. We went there to see the dancers. The experience consists of 2 elements - the dance performance and a walk in the little park where they have built various examples of african huts. I would say that the huts are more interesting then the dance. First, the space for dancers is way... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to eat reasonably and enjoy the tour. Very informative about the different tribes. A must visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Bomas of Kenya (conventional farm houses) is a tourist village, about 10 km south of Nairobi city center, towards Nairobi National Park. It was conceived and planned by Barrack Obama Sr. (father of American 44th President, Barrack Obama) in 1971 in his capacity as Head of KTDC (Kenya Tourism Development Corporation) in Kenyan Government. Bomas (homesteads/ traditional huts) is in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I had the challenge of choosing a dinner venue for my colleagues who were visiting. The cultural experience at the cottages and the African cuisine at the Utamaduni Restaurant was the icing on the cake. I loved it. Would definitely come again!

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