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Old Town, Mombasa

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Take in the blend of international merchant traditions at Old Town, a collection of 18th-century buildings and tapered streets. Local Arabs and Asian, Portuguese, and British settlers have made their home in this vibrant small town. Admire massive carved entryways, elaborate pavilions and palaces, colorful mansions, and modest merchants' buildings with spice traders in the street. Combining African, Arabic, and European influences, many of these buildings feature elegantly styled balconies attached to their belle époque facades. To visit Old Town on your holiday in Mombasa, and find out what else Mombasa has to offer, use our Mombasa.
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  • We made a tour in mombasa old town with a guide recommended by jafar +254710239929 who we met him at fort jesus after dropped 9ff from diani. He showed us around and gave us the history of the old... 
    We made a tour in mombasa old town with a guide recommended by jafar +254710239929 who we met him at fort jesus after dropped 9ff from diani. He showed us around and gave us the history of the old...  more »
  • Walking through the streets with garbage littered everywhere, people trying desperately to sell their trinkets and the stench of sewer was not the image conjured of colonial splendour that once was. 
    Walking through the streets with garbage littered everywhere, people trying desperately to sell their trinkets and the stench of sewer was not the image conjured of colonial splendour that once was.  more »

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