Kampala Capital City Of Uganda

Kampala as the capital city of Uganda has got a lot of attraction sites that you can visit and get the ultimate experience.

Kampala city And Kidepo Valley National Park Safari

Visitors heading to Kidepo Valley national park for a vacation in Uganda can first have a 1-day Kampala city tour and then connect to Kidepo Valley national park. Kidepo valley national park is located in the remote areas of the northwestern part of Uganda in the Kaabong district. Having a city tour before you link to this park will give you an exceptional relaxing time as you enjoy different attractions and activities within Kampala city.

About Kampala city

Kampala city is known as the city of seven (7) hills and is the capital city of Uganda. Its located in central Uganda surrounded bordering Lake Victoria the second largest freshwater lake in the world and Africa’s largest freshwater lake. The hills that Kampala city is built on include the Makerere hill, Kibuli hill, Mbuya hill, Naguru hill, Rubaga hill Nakasero and Namirembe hills.

Kampala as the capital city of Uganda has got a lot of attraction sites that you can visit and get the ultimate experience. Most of the attractions include cultural heritage sites, regional cultural sites, political-cultural sites, and several artifacts. spending a day on a Kampala city tour is indeed rewarding and you will get the ultimate experience.

The true Kampala city begins in the morning at your hotel or lodge by your driver-guide after an intensive briefing from him or her and then proceed to the constitutional square where the city real city tour begins. From here you will be able to view the high-end building and accommodation facilities that located within the city including hotels, casinos, financial institutions, the Uganda parliament building, the independence monument, the high court, the tallest buildings among several modern building and monuments. You can also make a stopover at various markets such as Nakasero where you can engage vendors as you shop different food staff items.

Visitors can still drive to Mengo and visit the Kabaka’s palace and the parliament of Buganda kingdom where you will be explained the cultural attachment of Buganda to Uganda. From there the visitor can connect to Namirembe cathedral church which is one of the biggest Anglican churches in Uganda and has an attachment to the Buganda kingdom and the missionaries who came to Uganda to spread the word of God.

You can go ahead and visit the Ghaddafi mosque which is Uganda’s biggest mosque which was renovated with support from the former president the late cornel Ghaddafi. A stand at this mosque will make you view the whole of Kampala city just standing there at the mosque.

After touring the Ghaddafi mosque, you can now decide to go for lunch either in hotels, restaurants, or any other eating palace with guidance from your guide. Kasubi tombs are also the areas of interest as you can learn and get to know how many kings Buganda has ever had; Buganda kingdom has ever had and you can also see the artifacts as you being passed through the history of the Buganda kingdom.

There are also other religious places that you don’t need to miss in Kampala and these include Bahai temple the church with all religious denomination, you can also pay a visit to Namugongo martyrs shrine, the place where young Ugandan believers were killed under the orders of Kabaka Mwanga for ignoring his orders as the head of the kingdom and believe in God.

You can sum up your day by visiting the Uganda Museum. The Uganda Museum is located along the Kira road and just neighbors the Uganda wildlife authority and here you can learn all the historical features and cultures of Uganda. Those interested in culture can also visit Ndere cultural center for cultural performance in all most all the tribes in Uganda. After your Kampala city tours, you can link to Kidepo valley national park for the best wildlife safaris.

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