Kampala, in Uganda, is a city that some 1,400,000 people call home.
From here it’s about 310 miles (499 kilometers) to the east to Nairobi, Kenya and 2100 miles (3380 kilometers) to the north to Cairo, Egypt.
Some of the most photographed historical sites of the area are the places of worship that have attracted faithful followers for many years. The Namirembe Cathedral and the Rubaga Cathedral are excellent local examples. Enjoy the solemn atmosphere of these remarkable places.
Discover the region’s past at Kasubi Tombs; one of the most popular historic sites in Kampala. It’s well worth visiting this site and also other ancient structures and monuments to get an understanding of the events that shaped this area.
Lovers of the arts can enjoy a night of great entertainment at the Ndere Cultural Centre, among the premier performance stages in Kampala. After the concert, head off to one of the close-by restaurants or bars and sample some of the local dishes.
In this culture-loving city, be sure to investigate a few engaging museums, including the Uganda National Museum, where inquiring minds can browse local collections. Take advantage of the peaceful atmosphere, ask about the guided tours, pick up a souvenir at the gift shop or just admire the lovingly crafted exhibits.
Take a peek into the lavish worlds of The historic movers and shakers who helped shape. The elegant Kabaka's Palace is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very highest standards in architecture and design of its time.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the star attractions in Kampala, be sure to pop over to the Baha'i House of Worship, the Kibuli Mosque and the Gaddafi National Mosque.