Mombasa is the second biggest city in Kenya after Nairobi. It attracts good number of tourists not only locally but also internationally. Here are top ten amazing must visit places while in Mombasa:
1. Haller Park
Haller Park is a nature park that comprises of Fish Farm area, small demonstration, giraffe viewing platform, Game Sanctuary, Palm Garden, Crocodile pens and a Reptile Park. Together these provide the visitors with an umpteen variety of options to educate and entertain themselves.
2. Old Town
The town’s inhabitants are mostly of Arab, Asian, and European origin, and the architecture reflects their cultures. It gives you a perfect reflection of how the town looked when Portuguese ruled the port.
3. Mamba Village Centre
Located in Nyali, it is one of East Africa’s largest crocodile farm. It provides tourists with a unique opportunity to learn about the life cycle and behavior of these fascinating amphibians.
4. Mombasa Tusks
Its undoubtedly that Mombasa Tusks are the most prominent landmarks of the Mombasa city of Kenya. Though they may never have anything attractive, but they truly defines Mombasa town.
5. Fort Jesus
It was build between 1593 to 1596 during the reign of Portuguese. It was built so as to protect the Old Port of Mombasa in Kenya. If you happen to visit Mombasa, this is one of the must visit site.
6. Mombasa Marine National Park
Its a national reserve and a marine park in Mombasa Kenya that was established in 1986. Among its unique features are the back reef, lagoon and the reef crest.
7. Bamburi Beach
Its an amazing calm beach that boasts of fine soft sand and calm waters. It offers incredible site that will give amazing experience to any visitor.
8. South Coast Beaches
The three most prominent destinations here include the Diani Beach, Shimba Hills National Reserve and Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Park.
9. North Coast Beaches
Kikambala, Vipingo, Shanzu and Nyali are among the top rated resorts located here. North Coast Beaches are fillled with palm trees and the calm waters of the Indian Ocean, that will give any person visiting Mombasa an experience of a kind.
10. Bombolulu workshop and Cultural Centre
Here visitors can enjoy tribal dance performances and explore traditional homesteads found throughout Kenya. Tourists can also visit workshops and purchase the handcrafted souvenirs, which include jewelry, textiles, wood carving, and leather crafts.