Former King’s Palace in Nyanza

Short Overview

The site of the former royal residence, Nyanza is a common stopping off point on the lengthy drive between Kigali and the Nyungwe National Park. Take a moment to stretch your legs and familiarise yourself with the nation's pre-colonial history, or visit other local attractions such as the Impala Sanctuary.

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Details of Former King’s Palace in Nyanza

A visit to the former seat of the Rwandan monarchy is a fantastic way to break up the lengthy drive between Nyungwe and Kigali, and offers a window into Rwanda's pre-colonial past. Lovingly restored to its former glory using traditional materials, it is today an impressive museum surrounded by the long horned cows that were traditionally associated by the Rwandan monarchy.



  • ACT-RW-02
Tour style
  • Cultural tour
  • Rwanda


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