Kampala city, the capital of Uganda is a great place to tour for a short trip. With half or full-day tours having a short Kampala city tour gives a highlight of the people of the Pearl of Africa.
Since this is the capital of the country, many conferences happen here and therefore tourists can take on their short tours here. In Kampala top things to explore include the markets, religious places, museums, and monuments.
For those interested in having a night life experience, then staying in the city at night will give a glimpse of the busy night life.
Kampala is Uganda’s capital and therefore hosting all the different tribes of people from around Uganda. Therefore many cultures can be explored just within the city center.
Kampala city is one that can be jammed or quiet in some areas the immaculately pristine in other areas with a mix of sounds and colors that keep the city so vibrant without boredom.
Within Kampala, some of the things to try out include the local food, drinks, and nightlife. There are different historical, educational, and traditional places to explore on a single day trip in Kampala. Here are some of these places;
Religious sites: The different religious sites in Kampala city include the Uganda martyrs shrine, Rubaga cathedral, St. Pauls Cathedral, Namirembe, Bahai temple, and National Mosque.
The Uganda Martyr’s trail is Uganda’s exclusive faith tourism that takes you through the first Christian missionaries and martyr’s trails.
The trail ends up at Namugongo east of Kampala where most of the Uganda Martyrs were burnt. Bahai temple is the only one of its kind in Africa and one of the 6 worldwide.
The faith was introduced in Uganda in 1958 and the temple built-in 1961 on the top of Kikaya Hill in Kyebando, a Kampala suburb.
Uganda museum: The Uganda Museum in Kamwokya about 15 minutes drive from the city center is a great place to get some solid information on the people, cultures, traditions, and history of Uganda.
There are different artifacts that are so historical and describe the lifestyle of different tribes in Uganda. Here you get a chance to also purchase crafts.
To have a taste of fresh Ugandan fruits, a visit to the several markets will do you great. Don’t be shocked by the apparent chaos, it’s all part of the Kampala charm.
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