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Mombasa Destination Guide

Discover Mombasa in Kenya!

Mombasa in the region of Coast Province with it's 799,668 habitants is a place located in Kenya - some 274 mi (or 441 km) South-East of Nairobi, the country's capital.

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Local time in Mombasa is now 10:29 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Nairobi" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wete, Tanga, Mkokotoni, Iringa, Dodoma or Rabai. When in this area, you might want to check out Miritini, Ngombeni, Mto Panga, Mtongwe, Mombasa and Jomvu as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Mombasa City Tour - Mombasa Stadtrundfah...

02:45 min ( December 11, 2009 by Peponi Divers Mombasa)
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Come and join us on a excellent tour. Komm und begleite uns zur hervorragenden Rundfahrt


03:55 min ( January 05, 2008 by Fouderg)
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Voyage de France vers Mombasa

Serena Beach Hotel & Spa Mombasa

02:32 min ( March 03, 2010 by Serena Hotels)
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Fringed by white beaches, and shaded by coconut palms, the silver ribbon of the Swahili coastline offers the ultimate tropical paradise. Bright white against the blue sky, set in extensive tropical ga...

Mombasa Diani Beach attack of the jell...

02:00 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Interesting facts about this location

2002 Mombasa attacks

The 2002 Mombasa attacks refer to terrorist attacks on an Israeli-owned hotel and a plane belonging to an Israeli airline in Mombasa, Kenya on 28 November 2002. An all-terrain vehicle crashed through a barrier outside the Paradise Hotel and blew up, killing 13 and injuring 80. At the same time two surface-to-air missiles fired at an Israeli charter plane. Paradise Hotel was the only Israeli-owned hotel in the Mombasa area.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.05, 39.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:2002 in Kenya, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2002, Car and truck bombings, Disasters in Kenya, Mass murder in 2002, Mombasa, Terrorism in Kenya, Terrorist incidents in 2002

Mombasa Island

Mombasa Island is a 5 km by 3 km coral outcrop located on Kenya's coast on the Indian Ocean, which is connected to the mainland by a causeway. The city of Mombasa is located on the island. The old town of Mombasa is located at the eastern, seaward end of the island. Kilindini and Port Reitz, the modern deep water harbour and port separates the island from the Kenyan mainland to the south.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.05, 39.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Kenya, Mombasa, Mombasa District

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus (Forte Jesus de Mombaça) is a Portuguese fort built in 1591 by order of King Philip I of Portugal (King Philip II of Spain), then ruler of the joint Portuguese and Spanish Kingdoms, located on Mombasa Island to guard the Old Port of Mombasa, Kenya. It was built in the shape of a man (viewed from the air), and was given the name of Jesus.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.05, 39.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1593, Forts in Kenya, History of Kenya, Mombasa, Museums in Kenya, Portuguese forts, World Heritage Sites in Kenya

Mombasa Municipal Stadium

Municipal Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Mombasa, Kenya. It used mostly for football matches and holds 10,000 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.05, 39.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Mombasa, Football venues in Kenya, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kenya

Moi International Airport

Moi International Airport, also called Mombasa Airport, is airport located in Mombasa, Coast Province, in a township called Port Reitz, in southeastern Kenya, along the Indian Ocean coast. Its location lies approximately 425 kilometres, by air, southeast of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the country.

More reading: Moi International Airport homepage
Located at -4.05, 39.66 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Kenya, Buildings and structures in Mombasa, Coast Province, Mombasa District