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Mombasa Destination Guide

Discover Mombasa in Kenya

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

Interactive map of Mombasa

Local time in Mombasa is now 04:17 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Nairobi " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wete, Tanga, Mkokotoni, Iringa, and Dodoma. When in this area, you might want to check out Wete . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Mombasa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Short touristical visit of Mombasa (Kenya)

7:12 min by valpard
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(EN) Mombasa is the second-largest city in Kenya. Lying next to the Indian Ocean, it has a major port and an international airport. The city also serves as the centre of the coastal tourism industry. ..

Streetview from club Casablanca Mombasa

0:36 min by EgmondFotografie
Views: 6088 Rating: 5.00

a very short movie, a look around from club casablanca mombasa into the streets. © 2010 Ramon Egmond ..

Snakes all over me - and other reptiles in Kenya

4:26 min by jonathanwallace
Views: 5324 Rating: 3.71

I went to the Mtwapa Snake and Reptile Park in Mombassa, Kenya, in November 2007 and got covered in snakes! ..

Serena Beach Hotel & Spa, Mombasa

2:32 min by Serena Hotels
Views: 5046 Rating: 3.67

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 ..

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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 39.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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.

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Located at -4.05 39.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Islands of Kenya, Mombasa, Mombasa District

Moi Avenue (Mombasa)

Moi Avenue is a primary thoroughfare in Mombasa, Kenya. The road runs from west to east from Kilindini to a roundabout with Digo Road, at one time this road was called Kilindini Road, the name was changed in recognition of Kenya's second President Daniel Arap Moi. The road consists of two two-lane carriageways, and like Jomo Kenyatta Avenue, a central median of approximately 3 feet in width, which sometime have flowers planted in them.

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Located at -4.06 39.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Mombasa, Roads 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.

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Located at -4.04 39.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Mombasa, Football venues in Kenya, Multi-purpose stadiums in Kenya

Nyali Bridge

The Nyali Bridge is a concrete girder bridge connecting the city of Mombasa on Mombasa Island to the mainland of Kenya. The bridge crosses Tudor Creek to the north-east of the island. The bridge is one of three road links out of Mombasa. The Likoni Ferry provides a third transport link to the island, and is situated at the southern tip. The mainland approach to the bridge serves as a police checkpoint in both directions.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.04 39.67 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Bridges in Kenya, Mombasa, Roads in Kenya


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mombasa