1 Day Kigali City Tour rotates with in the capital city of Rwanda Kigali, Touring the historical sites in Kigali, Kigali Genocide Memorial being the highlight.
1 Day Kigali City Tour
Katona Tours and Travel will pick you from your location in Kigali whether from Kigali International Airport or from your Hotel / Residence in Kigali and will transfer you back.
Some of the Tourist sites to visit during a 1 Day Kigali City Tour
These include; Presidential Palace Museum, Gisozi Genocide Memorial Site / Kigali Genocide Memorial, Nyamata Church, Kimironko Market and Kigali Conventional Center.
Kigali Genocide Memorial or Gisozi Genocide memorial center
Kigali Genocide Memorial located in Gisozi is a burial ground for many victims of the tribal genocide that took place in 1994 between Hutus and Tutsi. On reaching here, you will hear from deep the resounding cry of never again shouting from the graveyard where many bodies were laid to rest. You will watch touching videos, images and stories all narrating the horrifying genocide.
More than 50,000 people were murdered in Nyamata church. Bodies, skulls and bones of the genocide victims are displayed some still dresses in clothes. The high number of murdered people came as a result of big number of people seeking shelter from Nyamata church during the genocide. The frightened Ttusi had locked themselves in the church but Hutu killer hordes found their way inside and killed all of them using the grenades that were thrown at the people, others thrown into latrines and deep wells. Stained clothes with blood, skulls, bones, different national identity cards, and fighting equipment’s such as marchetts that were used by the Hutu fighters are displayed.
There are two mass graves outside that were piled with bodies of the victims.
Presidential Palace Museum
The Presidential Palace Museum is formerly the state house of the Lent President Juvenal Habyarimana whose plane was shot in April 1994 sparkling the start of the genocide that saw many innocent people killed. Presently, the palace has been turned into a museum where people are introduced to the life of president Habyarimana and all the things that happened in the then state house. Various things are observed within the structure such as sensors scattered all over that were to alert the president in case someo was walking in the corridor. You will also witness the remains of Habyarimana’s 60-passenger crashed just in the compound of the museum.
Kigali convention center
A place for National and International meetings, conferences, incentives and exhibitions in Kigali. The convention center has a sitting capacity of approximately 2,500 people along with the Radisson blue a five star hotel with over 292 rooms where Tourist can stay and many other offices and businesses.
This is one of the biggest Market In Kigali Rwanda. Kimironko Market holds many of Kigali’s great craft Ivuka and Inema are the common and best places with Rwanda African handmade crafts, Souvenirs, paintings etc
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