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Old Town, Mombasa

J. Maitland-Jones

Old Town, Mombasa

a historical guide

by J. Maitland-Jones

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Friends of Fort Jesus in Mombasa [Kenya] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mombasa (Kenya),
  • Old Town (Mombasa, Kenya)
    • Subjects:
    • Mombasa (Kenya) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Old Town (Mombasa, Kenya) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled from the original notes of J. McCrae by J. Maitland-Jones, J. Aldrick, and R. Macdonald.
      ContributionsMcCrae, J., Aldrick, J., Macdonald, R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT434.M7 M35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p., [9] p. of plates (1 folded) :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2371559M
      LC Control Number86980679


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Police officers patrol Mombasa Old Town on October 6, Image: JOHN CHESOLI According to Covid statistics by the Ministry of Health, Mombasa is the most affected towns in Kenya. Nevertheless, Mombasa Old Town’s conservation office, which is headed by Kalandar Khan, carried out restoration work inwithout interfering with the Old Town architecture.

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Mombasa Culture, Places to Visit. Add comment. 2, Views. If you are in Mombasa, old town is a must visit. The alleys of old town are known for the historic buildings, the vibrant Swahili culture and history it holds.

Taking a walk between the alleys and you Old Town learn a lot of. Travelers are voting Mombasa Old Town, Ngomongo Village and Tiwi as the best of 3 towns & villages near Mombasa. There are 3 towns & villages near Mombasa a city just 32 km from Mombasa and 2 towns & villages near Kilifi which is 54 km distant.

The most popular of these are Mombasa Old Town near Mombasa and Ngomongo Village in Kilifi. Old Town Address: Abdel Nasser Road, next to Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya ; Old Town Timing: am - pm ; Best time to visit Old Town(preferred time): am - pm. Save on popular hotels in Old Town, Mombasa: Browse Expedia's selection of hotels and places to stay near Old Town.

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Timings: Open all round the year. Price: Entry to the Old Town is free. You may however have to pay specific prices for visiting the attractions in the Old Town.

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Walking Into the Past: Old Town Mombasa. Posted by Aakash Mehrotra on Ap Ap This is like going through pages of history books; every building has a story; trysting with the first police station and post office of East Africa, century old buildings still retaining the old charm, wandering through the remnants of the.

Book your tickets online for Old Town, Mombasa: See reviews, articles, and photos of Old Town, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 29 attractions in Mombasa.4/5(). Book your tickets online for Old Town, Mombasa: See reviews, articles, and photos of Old Town, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 29 attractions in Mombasa TripAdvisor reviews.

Overlooking Mombasa Old Town and the Old Port, Hotel EnglishPoint is located in Nyali Beach District in Mombasa, metres from Fort Jesus Museum.

Very clean and spacious room, nice meals and well organized team. Hospitality is very good. How does Old Town Mombasa look like in ?African Tigress Takes you around the streets of Old Town.

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Old Mombasa Location Kenya, East African Protectorate, Earth Built Mombasa- Before the 12th CenturyOld Mombasa- 24th Century Destroyed Notable Battle of Earth Battle of Mombasa Affiliation UEG [Source] • [Talk] Old Mombasa is the older, more run-down sector in Mombasa, Kenya on Earth.

All municipalities within a 74 km radius of the island-city of New Mombasa are unofficially Affiliation: UEG. The house was clean, great position for the old town, Shufaa (the housekeeper) was really great.

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likes. Landmark & Historical Place5/5. Mombasa Old Town is popular with history and culture lovers. This town, which was constructed in the 15 th th Century, bears ancient architecture reflecting different cultures of early settlers.

Mombasa Old Town's unique architecture displays the designs of several centuries ago. It has narrow streets and houses with carved doors.

After the fort, your AfricanMecca guide leads you into alleys of Old Town, the original Mombasa city that was built in the 13th century and still maintains many significant architectural features of the time, such as filigree timber balconies, beautifully carved wooden doors, Indian and colonial designs and more than 20 mosques, and in Old Town is an area of Mombasa, ed on the south-east side of Mombasa Island, the Old Town covers an area of 72 hectares ( acres), and is inhabited by a mix of local, Arab, Asian, Portuguese and British settlers.

Inthe Old Town and Fort Jesus were submitted by the National Museums of Kenya for selection in UNESCO's list of World Heritage tuency: Mvita Constituency. LENGTH. 12’ 6” / m. WIDTH. 31 in / cm. COCKPIT. 23” x 56” / x cm. DECK HEIGHT. in / cm.

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Fort Jesus (Mombasa’s most popular tourist attraction) is next to the Old Town. We stayed just for one day in Mombasa, unfortunately on a sunday, therefore the whole city was nearly deserted. But Old Town was still a little bit busy, some markets, mainly food. When entering Old Town as a tourist, there are several guys offering a guided tour.4/5().

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A stroll through Old Town, Mombasa I love strolling through Mombasa’s Old Town, located on the south-east side of the island, known for its narrow streets and atmospheric alleys, reminiscent of its diverse and historical past with different architectural styles and designs giving a sense of perspective of its previous inhabitants.

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Health & Safety All travellers should be up to date on their routine vaccinations before travelling to Kenya. These. There is never a dull moment for anyone who chooses to venture out into the multi-cultural Old Town of acres of land with its tapered streets and ancient architecture provide a reflection of the mix of cultures of the Arab, Portuguese, Asian and British inhabitants who reside in : Corlena Bailey.

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