Around Kampala

Kampala is Uganda’s national and commercial capital bordering Lake Victoria, Africa’s largest lake. Hills covered with red-tile villas and trees surround an urban centre of contemporary skyscrapers. In this downtown area, the Uganda Museum explores the country’s tribal heritage through an extensive collection of artefacts. On nearby Mengo Hill is Lubiri Palace, the former seat of the Buganda Kingdom

Ndeere Cultural Centre.

This a home of all Ugandan cultures. its built on 9 acres of well maintained green, beautifully flowered walkways. Ndeere centre is located in Bukoto, a kampala suburb. Within the Centre is a group known as the Ndeere Troupe which entertains people with traditional dances and music originating from different tribes in Uganda. The Ndeere Troupe performs at the centre and other different events such as weddings, social gatherings, business parties.

Kasubi Tombs.

The Kasubi Tombs is the site of the burial grounds for four kabakas (kings of Buganda) and other members of the Baganda royal family. As a result, the site remains an important spiritual and political site for the Ganda people, as well as an important example of traditional architecture.

Bahai Temple.

It is famously known for being a spiritual home for the Bahai Faith in Uganda. The Bahai temple sits on a 52 acres wide land on kikaya hill; the temple measures 265 feet in height, and 84 feet interior diameter with a 55 hectare compound of different floral garden patches.

Owiino Market

St Balikuddembe market was started in 1971 with 320 vendors who were reallocated by Kampala City Council from Nakasero Market to this site. The City Council named the new market; Municipal Market which was later renamed by vendors to Owino Market after an old man called Owino whom the vendors found on the site roasting maize and sweet potatoes.

Basilica of the Uganda Martyrs, Namugongo.

The basilica is located at Namugongo, 14 kilometres by road, northeast of the central business district of Kampala.

Uganda Museum.

The Uganda Museum is located in Kampala, Uganda.It displays and exhibits ethnological, natural-historical and traditional life collections of Uganda’s cultural heritage.

Gaddafi National  Mosque.

The Uganda National Mosque aslo known as the Gadaffi Mosque is a mosquelocated at Kampala Hill. It is the largest mosque in East Africa. Completed in 2006, it seats up to 15,000 worshipers and can hold another 1,100 in the gallery, while the terrace will cater for another 3,500. Colonel Muammar Gaddafi of Libyacommissioned the mosque as a gift to Uganda, and for the benefit of the Musilm Population.

Rubaga Cathedral.

Saint Mary’s Cathedral Rubaga, commonly referred to as Rubaga Cathedral, is the parent cathedral of the Roman Catholic  Archdiocese of Kampala. It is located on Lubaga Hill, Rubaga Division in the western part of the city of Kampala.

Kabaka’s Lake.

Kabaka’s Lake is a man-made lake located in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. It is one of the prominent landmarks in the city and holds great historical and cultural significance. It is the largest man made lake in Uganda.The Kabaka’s lake is situated in Ndeeba in between Nabunya road and ring road. The lake is a few kilometers away from Kampala Uganda’s