Kigali, Rwanda - Wontra Travels

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Welcome to Kigali


Kigali is the dynamic capital at the heart of our country.

Kigali is notable for its cleanliness, orderliness and its warm people. With great cultural activities and some of East Africa's dining wonders, Kigali is fast turning to a top tourist destination in East Africa.

Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it's conveniently located in the geographic center of the country. The city is clean and safe, with extremely welcoming people. Travelers will enjoy exploring the great cultural activities - including several award-winning museums and burgeoning music scene.

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Kigali has its fair share of attractions scattered around the pretty clean city. From a war-torn city, Kigali has transformed into a one of the most beautiful cities in Africa. Tourists will find some memorable attractions to visit here.

The Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre was dedicated to remember the souls of 250, 000 people that lost their lives in the 1994 Rwanda genocide. Visitors to this memorial site will surely be touched at the depth of the soul seeing videos and images of the massacre.

The Presidential Palace Musuem is also a notable attraction. The palace used to be the home of former Rwandan president, Habyarimana. He was killed when his plane was shot down and its believed this incident triggered the 1994 genocide. A tour of this musuem will show you the private life of the former president.

Take a guided walk through the streets of Nyamirambo- the most bubbling part of Kigali. The Nyamirambo Women's Centre offers to lead tourists through the homes, markets, hair salons, and even teach you how to cook a Rwandan meal.



The average temperature during the day is 21 degrees celcius. Rainy season is during February, March, April, October, November, December; while dry periods between June and July.

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