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Kisumu

Capital of the Kenya"s Nyanza Province

Kisumu is the 3rd largest city in Kenya and capital of the Kenya"s Nyanza Province. It is the port city in western Kenya, founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of Uganda Railways and is the second most important city after Kampala in greater Lake Victoria Basin.

Kisumu has a number of tourist attractions 

Kisumu has a number of tourist attractions such as the Kisumu Museum which contains pavilions with aquaria, terrarium, exhibits, a snake pit, weaponry, jewellery and farm tools of people of Nyanza"s province. There is an exhibition of the Bergidala that explains the origin of the Luo, their migration to western Kenya, traditional healing points and full scale recreation of a traditional homestead.

Kisumu Impala Sanctuary and Hippo Point

There is the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary which is a small wildlife that preserves impala, reptiles, birds as well as caged baboons and leopards.There is a Hippo Point for watching the hippos of Lake Victoria in the Sunset.

Kit Mikayi, a large rock with 3 rocks on top is also a tourist attraction. Kisumu is served by Kisumu Airport from Nairobi and an excellent road network.

Short Overview

Kisumu is the second most important city after Kampala in greater Lake Victoria Basin. Kisumu has a number of tourist attractions such as the Kisumu Museum which contains pavilions with aquaria, terrarium, exhibits, a snake pit, weaponry, jewellery and farm tools of people of Nyanza"s province.

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