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Mtwapa archaeological site

The archaeological site of Mtwapa is on the Mtwapa Creek, some 15km north of Mombasa. The site originally covered approximately eight hectares, out of which four still contain standing architecture, including one main mosque, 64 houses, approximately 20 mounds of collapsed structures, 13 wells and two well-preserved cemeteries. A third cemetery is outside the town wall.…

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a historical monument with remnants of historical and cultural attractions along the Kenyan coast near Mombasa Old Town. Fort Jesus was strategically built facing the Indian Ocean for clear view of all activities at sea.…

Gede archaeological site

Gede is an archaeological ruin on the Mombasa-Malindi road, about 32 kilometres from Malindi town. This ruin dates back to at least the 13th century and was abandoned in the early 17th century. It is made up of several buildings, including a mosque, a palace and several residential houses. An inner and outer wall surrounded the ruin. Most of the remains have been recovered within the inner walls, although there are a few buildings in between the two walls.…

Manda and Takwa archaeological site

Manda is an island of the Lamu Archipelago. It hosts two 9th century towns or ports, Takwa and Manda. Manda town was known for trade in such goods as ivory, mangrove poles, and local pottery, in exchange for Islamic pottery, glass and Chinese porcelain with traders from the Persian Gulf.…

Mtwapa archaeological site

The archaeological site of Mtwapa is on the Mtwapa Creek, some 15km north of Mombasa. The site originally covered approximately eight hectares, out of which four still contain standing architecture, including one main mosque, 64 houses, approximately 20 mounds of collapsed structures, 13 wells and two well-preserved cemeteries. A third cemetery is outside the town wall.…

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a historical monument with remnants of historical and cultural attractions along the Kenyan coast near Mombasa Old Town. Fort Jesus was strategically built facing the Indian Ocean for clear view of all activities at sea.…

Gede archaeological site

Gede is an archaeological ruin on the Mombasa-Malindi road, about 32 kilometres from Malindi town. This ruin dates back to at least the 13th century and was abandoned in the early 17th century. It is made up of several buildings, including a mosque, a palace and several residential houses. An inner and outer wall surrounded the ruin. Most of the remains have been recovered within the inner walls, although there are a few buildings in between the two walls.…

Manda and Takwa archaeological site

Manda is an island of the Lamu Archipelago. It hosts two 9th century towns or ports, Takwa and Manda. Manda town was known for trade in such goods as ivory, mangrove poles, and local pottery, in exchange for Islamic pottery, glass and Chinese porcelain with traders from the Persian Gulf.…

Mtwapa archaeological site

The archaeological site of Mtwapa is on the Mtwapa Creek, some 15km north of Mombasa. The site originally covered approximately eight hectares, out of which four still contain standing architecture, including one main mosque, 64 houses, approximately 20 mounds of collapsed structures, 13 wells and two well-preserved cemeteries. A third cemetery is outside the town wall.…

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a historical monument with remnants of historical and cultural attractions along the Kenyan coast near Mombasa Old Town. Fort Jesus was strategically built facing the Indian Ocean for clear view of all activities at sea.…

Gede archaeological site

Gede is an archaeological ruin on the Mombasa-Malindi road, about 32 kilometres from Malindi town. This ruin dates back to at least the 13th century and was abandoned in the early 17th century. It is made up of several buildings, including a mosque, a palace and several residential houses. An inner and outer wall surrounded the ruin. Most of the remains have been recovered within the inner walls, although there are a few buildings in between the two walls.…

Manda and Takwa archaeological site

Manda is an island of the Lamu Archipelago. It hosts two 9th century towns or ports, Takwa and Manda. Manda town was known for trade in such goods as ivory, mangrove poles, and local pottery, in exchange for Islamic pottery, glass and Chinese porcelain with traders from the Persian Gulf.…

Mtwapa archaeological site

The archaeological site of Mtwapa is on the Mtwapa Creek, some 15km north of Mombasa. The site originally covered approximately eight hectares, out of which four still contain standing architecture, including one main mosque, 64 houses, approximately 20 mounds of collapsed structures, 13 wells and two well-preserved cemeteries. A third cemetery is outside the town wall.…

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a historical monument with remnants of historical and cultural attractions along the Kenyan coast near Mombasa Old Town. Fort Jesus was strategically built facing the Indian Ocean for clear view of all activities at sea.…

Gede archaeological site

Gede is an archaeological ruin on the Mombasa-Malindi road, about 32 kilometres from Malindi town. This ruin dates back to at least the 13th century and was abandoned in the early 17th century. It is made up of several buildings, including a mosque, a palace and several residential houses. An inner and outer wall surrounded the ruin. Most of the remains have been recovered within the inner walls, although there are a few buildings in between the two walls.…

Manda and Takwa archaeological site

Manda is an island of the Lamu Archipelago. It hosts two 9th century towns or ports, Takwa and Manda. Manda town was known for trade in such goods as ivory, mangrove poles, and local pottery, in exchange for Islamic pottery, glass and Chinese porcelain with traders from the Persian Gulf.…