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Rwanda Museums and Memorials: Kigali City Day Tour

Camp Kigali commemorates the massacre of 10 Belgian UN Blue Berets on the first day of genocide in 1994. The camp hosts a small museum and a memorial which displays one stone pillar for each soldier with their age marked as a line.

The national history museum

It is also known as ‘Kandt House’, is dedicated to Richard Kandt a German Doctor and explorer who embarked on an exploration of Rwanda in 1897, searching for the source of the Nile. The Museum explains the inter-dependency between living beings and their environment. This museum showcases his work and many natural wonders of the country.

Nyamata and Ntarama Genocide Memorials

Are the scenes of some of the most brutal massacres in Rwanda, both  are located about 30km south of Kigali, in the  Bugesera region. These churches and their contents are a reminder of the violence that took place during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide.

The Gisozi/ Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, a joint partnership between the Kigali city council and the Aegis trust, was inaugurated in April 2004, for the 10th anniversary of the beginning of Rwanda’s Genocide. Three permanent exhibitions are on exhibit, the largest of which documents the genocide in Rwanda in 1994. There is a children’s memorial and exhibition on the history of genocide violence around the world. The Centre is built on a site where over 250, 000 people are buried.

Presidential palace museum

It is located 40km from Kanombe airport. The residence of former president of Rwanda, Habyarimana (1973-94), this museum is mainly known for the flight debris which is the remains of the presidential plane that went down on the 6th of April 1994.

Librarie Ikirezi

Is the first public library in Rwanda and aims to become the sanctuary for knowledge and a forum for the free exchange of ideas’, it also houses the largest selection of books written on the Rwandan genocide.

Remera Heroes’ cemetery

Is another site connected to the genocide in Rwanda, three particularly noteworthy graves populating this cemetery on Kimironko road, past the Amahoro stadium. The grave of the co- founder and leader of the RPF, Fred Giza Rwigyema, who grave of Agathe Uwilingiyimana, prime minister at the time, assassinated on 7 April 1994, and, the tomb of the n unknown soldier standing as memorial to all victims of genocide.

Nyanza genocide memorial

Commemorates the killing of 10,000 Rwandans that took place at the killing of 10,000 Rwandans that took place at the Ecole Technique officielle. The museum documents the massacre and emphasizes the desertion of the international community. And you can enjoy this taking the Kigali Day City Tour!

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Where to go in Kigali

Kigali City, has very many point of interest which you can visit while on your business trip in Rwanda. The Kigali Genocide Memorial Center is the most tourist spot for your visit and other genocides which you can visit on your one day Kigali city tour. There is much more craft shops you can visit and from here you can buy a souvenir's to take home.

Where to Eat in Kigali

Kigali has several restaurants which local dishes and continental meals in Kigali. It is much adventurous to take your dinner or lunch out of your hotel and most of the eat out point offers the best African coffee, soon on this guide we shall list for you the best eat out points to visit while in Kigali for your holiday.

Shopping Places in Kigali

Kigali has very many shopping malls while on your Rwanda safari, international supermarkets and shops are available.

Night Clubs in Kigali

While on your holiday in Kigali, do not miss the night life in Kigali. There is many night clubs where you can go for parting with friends and Rwandan girls and boys are much welcoming to dance with you in the night and security is available.

How Travel around Kigali

Kigali city is small and clean and you can tour it within a day and you can use the public transport like Boda Boda or Tax, and those that are willing to travel in comfortable way you can hire a private car from several car rental companies and none other than "www.4x4carhirerwanda.com" can offer you the best affordable and competitive quote. The Jeep offered from this car rental agency in Kigali along the Kigali Airport Road at the St Peter's House are all 4x4 WD and they can go far from the Kigali City to say some National Parks like Akagera National Park which offers game drive viewing.