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The great City of Kisumu is a beautiful location by the Great Lakes of East Africa. It is a Kenyan port city on Lake Victoria known for awesome lakeside sunset viewpoints at Dunga Hill Camp, Yacht Club, Impala Park, Lwang’ni Beach, and Hippo Point among others. The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary is also home to endangered wildlife like cheetahs is located at the shores of the lake, thus the phrase: the Lakeside walk with the Impalas.
Masats Farm, we offer genuine local chicken (kuku kienyeji), fresh fruit, vegetables and fresh Lake Victoria tilapia fish for delivery in Kisumu, Luanda, Maseno and Nairobi.
Odera Ounga extends far beyond what conventional real estate company offers – concept, marketing & sales solutions for buyers, sellers & developers.
The luxuriant Mega Plaza Mall, is a brilliant mix of functionality and convenience conveniently located in the CBD at Oginga Odinga Street and housing the county’s corporate giants, offers retail and corporate office rental space.
Omollo Agar Road, Kisumu, KE
We are a dynamic hospitality group in the making with a portfolio of luxury country lodges including a serene village resort from which you can select a truly African luxury holiday worth remembering.
Achieng' Oneko Road, Kisumu
The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation has developed a one-stop community-based museum, the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Museum (JOOM) and Jaramogi Mausoluem situated at Jaramogi’s homestead in Bondo, Siaya County. The Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Mausoleum is a one-stop community-based museum and Luo Heros Exhibition Centre – It is managed by the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) in partnership with Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation (JOOF). Here one will see stuffed animals and other Luo cultural equipment and learn about famous traditional medicine men the community has ever had. The Oneko family has donated the entire homestead, a 25-acre piece of land, to the National Museums of Kenya to be used as a tourist attraction site. Jaramogi Ajuma Oginga Odinga Was a Luo chieftain who became a prominent figure in Kenya’s struggle for independence. He later served as Kenya’s first Vice-President, and thereafter as opposition leader. Odinga’s son Raila Odinga is the former Prime Minister, and another son, Oburu Odinga, is an MP in Kenya’s Parliament. Born in the second decade of this century, he devoted his life to the service of the republic of Kenya and the people of Africa. As a teacher, leader, statesman and Pan-Africanist, he showed, both by his words […]
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga MauoseleumThe Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Foundation has developed a one-stop community-based museum, the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Museum (JOOM) and Jaramogi Mausoluem situated at Jaramogi's homestead in Bondo, Western Kenya. The museum and monument serves as a cultural centre, a historical and national monument.
The Kakamega Forest National Reserve is situated in the Lake Victoria basin, about 50km north of Kisumu city. Being the only remnant in Kenya of the unique Guineo-Congolian forest ecosystem, the park offers unique wildlife and scenic beauty. For bird and butterfly watchers, this is the place to visit.
Kakamega Forest National ReserveBird watching, hiking and rock climbing can be enjoyed here in the serenity of the forest that time forgot. Some of the birds to be seen here include the Blue Headed Bee Eater, Black Billed Turaco, Turner’s Eremomela and Grey Parrots.
Kakamega Forest National Reserve
There are many closed roads in the city at the moment, but this time it was bearable and worth it because I came across a historic location that I know almost three quarters of the Kisumu city dwellers don’t know exist. The Kisumu War Graves!
Kiboko Bay Resort has been consistently rated as the best among Kisumu hotels, giving the discerning travelers the luxury of embracing the Safari feel of an African adventure in absolute comfort.
Kisumu Museum stores and disseminates information on cultural and scientific issues with emphasis on Western Kenya. Exhibits include cultural history. The museum provides educational services to schools in its neighbourhood.
The Kisumu Impala Sanctuary spans about 38 ha. It was created to provide a home for threatened Impalas within Kisumu city and its environs. The sanctuary is one of Kenya’s smallest wildlife preserves. It also provides a safe grazing area for hippos from the lake.
Impala SanctuaryThis walking sanctuary is a holding area for animals which require special protection in this densely populated area. The Sanctuary’s focus is herds of impalas and zebras which roam freely in the sanctuary. This is where it derives its fitting slogan: A Lakeshore Walk With Impalas.
Impala Park, Kisumu
The Kisumu Town Clock is a tall Clock standing in the middle of the road, as a roundabout at the junction of the Oginga Odinga street and the Kampala road. It was unveiled on 19 August 1938 by the then Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Kenya HE Chief Marshall Sir Robert Brooke Pophan.
Kisumu Town ClockThe Town Clock was built in memory of Kassim Lakha who arrived in East Africa in 1871 and died in Kampala in 1910. It was erected by his sons Mohamed, Alibhai, Hassan and Rahimtulla Kassim, as the inscription on the Town Clock reads.
Oginga Odinga street, Kisumu
Ndere Island National park is a small Island (4.2 km sq.) in Winam gulf of Lake Victoria in Kisumu County. The locals call it Chula Rabour – Chula meaning Island and Rabour – red; thus Red Island. Ndere means “meeting place” in Dholuo.
Kit Mikayi, a large rock (Tor) with three rocks on top, is situated about 29 km west of Kisumu, and located about 1 km from the Kisumu-Bondo road. It stands tall above many surrounding rocks in Kangeso village. The 70 ft to 80 ft stone is also a weeping rock. It poses like a woman with a load on her back.
A site in Sidho with a stone is still revered as the spot where Luanda Magere died and people come from far and wide to conduct rituals and prayers at the site. The site is about 12km from the Awasi-Chemelil road, 1.5Km before you reach the Kopere – Songhor junction.
Sooper Guest House looks into the needs of each guest and has tailor-made amenities to suit him/her. The balconies offer panoramic views of the city’s high-rises, the stunning horizon and the great Lake Victoria.
Though it might lack the fame Kit Mikayi boasts of and the running water, Abindu is just as imposing as the weeping rock, with just as interesting stories and myths backing it which people use to vocally voice their prayers.
Located at the shores of Lake Victoria at Dunga, Dunga Hill Camp is set to change the leisure destinations in Kisumu City. It is a perfect venue for camping, picnic or just a lazy afternoon pastime with friends.
The serene, tranquil and lush gardens of the Family Nest offer the perfect environment for full rest and relaxation, party venues, barbeques, get-togethers, exclusive meetings, wedding receptions and memorable photo sessions all at reasonable and negotiable rates.
Alcazar Hotel is a delightful and hospitable bed and breakfast hotel filled with African character. Enjoy Classical music from our piped music in our sports bar and cool environment where time ticks without noise.
Cosy Garden Guest House Is a luxurious facility that offers the perfect accommodation for business and leisure travelers, local and international tourists or families who want classy and ambient environment.
The Great Lakes Hotel offers unrivaled views of the landmark Lake Victoria, Kisumu Museum and Kit Mikayi.
Jumuia is a perfect destination for corporate and business meetings equipped with conference facilities & rooms that meet the needs of a business traveller.
Step into Bliss at El Paso. The rooms at El Paso are equipped with satellite TV offering a blend of local and international channels. We also offer conferencing facilities for product exhibitions, weddings and birthday parties.
Mega City mall Is a city within a city. It is the hallmark of a prestigious variety of unique and quality hotel facility, showrooms, education campuses, medical facilities, high end boutique shops and fuel station along with various entertainment and recreational facilities making it an excellent value development.
The Triple Trojans Hotel offers personalized services with elegance and style that meets the discerning needs of every individual guest.
Royal City Hotel as the name depicts is strikingly designed to bring true sense of royalty in pursuit of hospitality with a difference in Kisumu City.
The Vic hotel, Kisumu provides over 100 luxurious rooms ranging from Deluxe, Family Suites to Standard Rooms for both business and leisure travelers.
Sunset Hotel harmonizes the cool lake breeze concept with luxurious accommodation, exceptional service and surprising amenities to offer guests a symphonic experience.
The Rock Resort is a jewel of hospitality which lies at the heart of a 4 Acre lush jungle and adventure-rocky terrain centered on the Kisumu valley.
Rock Motel, Daraja Mbili, Kisumu, KE
Sovereign Hotel is undeniably an epic holiday destination for anyone who craves a taste of a mixture of class, comfort and elegance in Kisumu City.
Rusinga’s renowned hospitality; delicious home-grown, home-cooked food; and indulgent accommodation combine to offer an ideal base from which to explore other areas of East Africa.
The location of Parkview Safaris & Apartments is really perfect – very near to the Impala Park and Sanctuary. The rooms/apartments also give you such an uninterrupted view of the lake and the park.
CarWash, Kibos, Kisumu, KE
Dakar road off Nyerere Road, Kisumu
The Laughing Buddha has a tempting collection of homemade bakes that will make you start your day with a smile.
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Events to Attend
Great events happen in Kisumu every single day of the week. Get all the big events in and around the city via this events calendar.
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Road to Madaraka Fundraiser
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18 Apr 2018
Afrika House – The First African Owned Office Block in Kisumu
Walking in downtown Kisumu, one would not be mistaken to assume all the area has to offer is rows and rows of hardware and wholesale shops selling everything from the latest synthetic hair to vehicle spare parts. Except that assumption would be wrong because tucked in between two hardware shops, on Accra Street is a gem that holds great significance to the city of Kisumu and to the country at large.
12 Apr 2018
Amazing Kisumu is Upgrading its Website
Counting down to an amazing new and fresh look
5 Apr 2018
BAKE Awards 2018: Vote Amazing Kisumu as the Best County Blog in Kenya
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4 Apr 2018
Kisumu’s Poetic Hour Battle Goes East African
Poets Battle Royale
13 Mar 2018
Help Send Kisumu Frisbee Club to America to Attend the WUCC
Best Ultimate Frisbee Team in Kenya