20 Mar 10 Things to see and to do in Mombasa
Mombasa is a city on the east coast of Kenya and the second largest city of the country. Back in the days Mombasa had a big influence as a trading centre on the Indian Ocean. When I travelled to Kenya I made a quick stopover to explore the city that has some of the country’s most beautiful beaches. To be honest, the city itself doesn´t have much to offer but its’ worth spending at least one day in it. I created a list of things to do in Mombasa to explore this part of Kenyan culture.
1. Stroll through the streets of Old Town Mombasa
Don´t miss out on having some yummy local food in one of the following restaurants:
- Island Dishes
- Barka restaurant
Here you are going to find my favorite Kenyan dishes, drinks and snacks.
2. Visit Haller Park
It is a nature and wildlife park on the coastal line of Mombasa.
3. Chill at Nyali Beach and do some water sports
Nyali Beach is known for its long white sand beaches.
4. Take a picture of the Elephant Tusks
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5. Visit Marine National Park
It is a marine park and national reserve in Mombasa.
6. Check out a Maasai Market
7. Visit Fort Jesus
8. Visit “Mamba Village”
“Mamba Village” is an amusement park and East Africa’s largest crocodile farm.
9. Visit “Akamba Handicraft”
“Akamba Handicraft” is an organization producing high quality animal woodcarving.
10. Take a Matatu or a Tuc Tuc to see the city
Don´t forget to check out my video:
Close to Mombasa you will find Diani Beach, Africas Leading Beach Destinations since 2014. Check out the post of my blogger friends Dnomadz about this beautiful piece of earth.
Have you been to Mombasa? What did you do?
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