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“An Amazing Rich History”
Review of Gede Ruins

Gede Ruins
Ranked #1 of 3 things to do in Gede
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 16 January 2014

Travelled to Kenya for few days Holiday but did no have much in mind because it was purely an adventure.I hooked up with few locals purely as a way of getting to know the place better.
i was then introduced to a travel agent that was to come up with 14days itinerary to suit my adventure.
This is something that i least expected but Travel with us safaris did wonders.Of all the places i had fun from the beautiful Maasai Mara,The aberdares and Tsavo National parks,Gedi ruins was an amazing experience.
From the guides who know the Museum inside out to the Kings bed in the museum that i enjoyed sitting on,it is an experience i will never forget.

2  Thank susan y
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Once the capital of the area, a muslim city of the ruling Arabs, this is a fascinating glimpse into a past many would not associate with Africa

Thank susanholdsworth4
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Reviewed 29 October 2013 via mobile

Easily accessible from Malindi/Watamu. We used public transport from Malindi which is safe, convenient and inexpensive. The ruins are quite a hidden treasure.

Get a guide at the entrance for better understanding of the site and also to ask questions and clarifications on the old city ruins. There is also a snake park - charged separately from the ruins where you can get a chance to take some memorable photo moments with a cobra snake around your neck :-)

There is a restaurant inside the ruins with local delicacies that you can try after the tour. Remember to tip the guide after the tour.

I believe they can do.more with the site by introducing a traditional village of all the coastal communities and their cultures, more like the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi.

1  Thank KahigaStone
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Reviewed 9 September 2013

Gede was really awesome! When you enter definetly take a guide , because you will get all the informations and you will not fall to dried well or a pit which are hidden in the jungle around! There are a lot of free walking monkey which are not affraid of people so you can touch them and sometimes she jump on your back!! In the middle of the city is very tall tree house build by christians , from up there you have very good view to the old city. On the way back we stop the jungle village and have a fun with kids.

Thank stanislavholis
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Reviewed 1 September 2013

12 century City Hidden rich in History about the Anciet People and how they lived .
A great History With Evidence. Amazing Place To Visit

Thank Mona O
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