Mumbasa is a city on the coast of Kenya. Mumbasa is Kenya's most important destination. Discover the holidays in Mombasa and discover the best time and places to visit. Mumbasa is Kenya's most important destination. After Nairobi, Mombasa, Kenya's second largest city, offers travellers an exotic taste of the African tropics, which are marked by a centuries-old history of seafaring.

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Mumbasa () is a town on the Kenyan coastline. She is the oldest (around 900 AD) and second biggest town in the country,[2] after the capitol Nairobi, with an expected 1.4 million inhabitants in 2016. Mombasa is the administrative district headquarters of the Mombasa district. The Mombasa is a local center of culture and economy, has an extensive harbour and an important tourist center, and has an important tourist center.

Situated on the eastern shore of Kenya, it is also home to one of the State Houses (Kenya) and is regarded by some as the second city. Mombasa County and the former coastal province of Mombasa became a historic commercial centre due to its Indian Ocean location[3] and was strategically placed under the control of many states.

Mumbasa town has a populace of about 939,000[4][5] per 2009 civic count. Situated on the Mombasa Islands, it extends to the nearby land. There are two streams separating the islands from the mainland: Nyali Bridge to the Northeast, the Likoni Ferry to the Southwest and the Makupa Causeway to the Westward, which is flanked by the Kenya-Uganda Railway.

Kenya's harbour services both Kenya and the interior of the country and connects them with the sea. Moi International Airport in the northwestern Chaani district of the continent offers flights to the town. The Mombasa has a kosmopolitan populace, with Swahili and Mijikenda dominating. The Akamba and Taita Bantus and a significant number of Luo and Lhya tribes from Western Kenya are other community groups.

Muslim, Christian and Hindu beliefs are the main religious practices in the town. In the course of the ages many emigrants and merchants have established themselves in Mombasa, especially from the Middle East, Somalia and the subcontinent of India, who came mainly as merchants and artisans. The majority of the early information about Mombasa comes from Portugese chronologists who wrote in the sixteenth centuary.

Mombasa was an important center for the commerce of herbs, golden and ivories in the pre-modern age. The story shows that there were commercial relations between Mombasa and Cholas of South India. During the early Renaissance, Mombasa was an important hub in the Indian Ocean's extensive and intricate commercial network, whose main export at the time was ivories, sorghum, sesame and coconut.

He was the first known inhabitant of Europe to attend Mombasa and received a cool welcome in 1498. It was plundered two years later by the Portugese. In 1528 Portugal again assaulted the fortress. 1585 a common Somali and Turkish Somali army mission under the leadership of Emir Ali Bey successfully freed Mombasa and other coast towns in the southeast of Africa from the Portugese colonists.

In Mombasa, the Simba killed the Muslims, but they were stopped in Malindi by the Bantu-speaking Segeju and went home. In 1589, this encouraged the Portuguese to take over Mombasa for the third consecutive year, and four years later they rebuilt Fort Jesus to manage the area. In 1698, with the conquest of Fort Jesus, the city came under the control of the Imamate of Oman, who was subordinated to the Omani sovereigns on the Unguja Islands, leading to periodic rebellion.

For a short time Mombasa reverted to the reign of the headman Álvaro Caetano de Melo Castro (12 March 1728 - 21 September 1729), then four new Omani Liwali until 1746, when the last of them made them again autonomous (disputed by Oman), as the first of his registered sultans: There was a UK patronage of Mombasa from 9 February 1824 to 25 July 1826, with governors representing it.

In 1898 the Sultan of Zanzibar officially handed over the city to the British. Mombasa is a seaside city with a shallow population. Mombasa is located on the Mombasa Islands, but stretches to the continent. There are two streams separating the islands from the land, Port Reitz in the southern part and Tudor Creek in the northern part.

Combasa has a humid and arid temperate environment (Köppen: As). Regarded as the most important neighborhood of Mombasa. State House of Mombasa, Provincial Center, Mombasa Law Courts and Municipal Council are in Kizingo. Aga Khan Academy, Aga Khan High School, Serani Primary School, Serani High School, Santokben Kindergarten, Coast Academy, Jaffery Academy, Mombasa Primary School, Loreto Convent, Mama Ngina Girls' High School und das Government Training Institute (GTI) Mombasa Sind ebenfalls in Kizingo.

A part of the old city with Swahili architectural style. English: Part of the old city between Kibokoni and Makadara. A part of the old city with Swahili civilization and music. A part of the old part of the city consists of a large number of Baluch soldier offspring who set up in the area before it became a city.

First and foremost a middle-class housing estate, home to Africa's second largest drying facility after that in South Africa. In this part of the city there is the Technical University of Mombasa (TUM). Beach promenade at Nyali Beach, Nordküste (from Voyager Resort). Nyali, which is also regarded as a first-class and upscale neighborhood, lies on the continent just off the northern edge of the archipelago and is connected by the New Nyali Bridge.

There are many seaside resorts in the "North Coast" area. As a result, there is often no need for inhabitants to traverse the bridges and enter the busy Mombasa area. The Nyali is home to the Nyali Cinemax campus, the Mamba Village, the Nyali Golf Club and some of the most renowned educational establishments in the coastal province.

Kongowea is a metropolitan community mainly populated by continental residents who moved to the capital in pursuit of work, mainly in the services and production sectors. It is a remote village (fifteen minute drive) along the Malindi-Street. The Kiembeni is probably the biggest property in Mombasa and grows even quicker.

Further areas are Shanzu, Mkomani, Bombolulu, Kisauni and, across the stream Mtwapa, the beloved area of Mtwapa[2], which is already in the district Kilifi. On the north shore there is an amusement economy that draws local people and visitors. 3 ]: a stretch of sand above the Likoni ferry on the southern shore of Mombasa.

Situated about 36 km from Mombasa Capital on the continent coastline, it is a first class place for many locals and internationals. The Diani Beach has an Ukunda downtown Ukunda beach terminal to serve visitors flying directly from Nairobi Wilson or other Nairobi Wilson regional aerodromes.

Magongo: is a remote townhouse 20 min drive north west of Mombasa Island on the Nairobi Highway. Poor living conditions, poor hygiene and low levels of labour are still the biggest problems for the Mikindani municipality, which has guaranteed low levels of public welfare and security for its inhabitants. A large part of the municipality works outside the town, inside the island of Mombasa itself, due to a shortage of jobs and industries.

The small village acts as a connection between the village and Moi International Airport. It is a remote village on the continent along the Nairobi Highway. Constructed in the Changamwe areas of industry, it is mainly home to the working classes who work either in industry, in the center of the island, or in the Kilindini port.

Meiritini: remote village on the Mombasa Nairobi Highway, which initially grows as a suburb. Kipevu's Kipevu hydropower project, the establishment of the Kenya Oil Refinery Company and residential complexes such as Chaani and the gate to Moi International Airport. The Mombasa is an important commercial center and is home to Kenya's only large marina, Kilindini Harbour.

The Mombasa is a center of coast tourist in Kenya. The island Mombasa itself is not a major tourist destination, although many visitors come to the Old Town and Fort Jesus. Nyali, Bamburi and Shanzu beach are situated just off the town. Shelly, Tiwi and Diani beach are situated just south of Mombasa.

Mombasa's north coast is known for its lively 24-hour entertainments, which include everything from fun for families (water park, cinema, bowling, etc.), sport (water sport, hill bike and go-karting), food (restaurants with a large selection of specialities from Kenya, China, Japan, India, Italy, Germany and other countries) and night life (bars, pubs, nightclubs, discos, etc.).

The international airports of Moi serve the town of Mombasa. Departing from the Nairobi International Airports, passengers can fly to Nairobi and other locations in Kenya, Europe and the Near East. The Mombasa and Nairobi airports are linked by charter services via Wilson International Airports. Currently Mombasa has a state-of-the-art train terminal on the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Bridge that replaces the hundred-year-old British constructed one.

Finished by the Chinese in 2017, the Miritini based terminal connects Mombasa with the remainder of Kenya. The railway was, however, constructed far away from the town and was not very appreciated by the inhabitants who crossed the 20 km long unsurfaced road[28]. The Kenya Railways transport passenger and freight on the standard gauge railway between Nairobi and Mombasa.

Riding in Mombasa is easy and most streets are asphalted. Among the most important streets are Jomo Kenyatta Avenue, Digo road, Nyerere street, Nkurumah street, Moi Avenue, Mama Ngina drive, Barack Obama street, Nairobi highway and Nyali street. Motorways join Mombasa with Nairobi, Dar es Salaam, while the northern highway leads to Malindi and Lamu, which also stretches to the Somali-Boundary.

In Mombasa, most locals use minibuses (Matatus), which are very widespread in Kenya, to move around the town and its outskirts. A three-wheeled car, the Tuk-Tuck is often used as a means of transportation in the town and its outskirts. Mombasa Harbour is the biggest in East Africa with 19 low tide moorings, two extra moorings near final isation and two fuel terminal.

Altogether three viaducts will link the continent with the southern shore and relieve the pressure on the coastal ferries. An important crossroads in Kenya and the African Great Lakes, the closeness to Zanzibar, Nairobi and the sub-continent of India, as well as the great marine and marine industry, Mombasa is a multifaceted melting pot of culture.

In Mombasa's cultural life, musical performance is an essential characteristic. Catholics are cared for in a pastoral way by the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa. Among the musical styles Mombasa is home to are the gentle and gentle bango, the fast-paced chakacha and the ancient Mwanzele. Among the most important are Mombasa root, Safari Sounds, Them Mushrooms, Anwar Juma Bhalo and Princess Farida.

Mumbasa was the home or basis for former giants like Fundi Konde, known for his track "Tausi"; Fadhili Williams and Grand Charo, famed for the track "Malaika"; Sal Davies; Malika Mohammed; Stara Butte; Juma Bhalo. The Mombasa is mainly a tourist center inhabited by thousands of places of entertainment across all classes, nightclubs, pubs, hotel, fancy restaurant and many more.

Kenya has the most pulsating nightlife in the country and is mainly aimed at the tourism people. Mombasa is currently featured in the Premier League of Kenya by Bandari F.C., who play at the Mbaraki sports ground. Congo United FC, promoted and cancelled in 2011, are also in the second stage of the national Super League, with 4 more home club teams - Admiral F.C.; Magongo Rangers; Sparki Youth and Coast United.

Derbys between Mombasa crews have become fascinating issues lately. Another side, Coast Stars, was banned from the division a few years ago. Mombasa's only winning squad is Faisal F.C., the 1965 champion. In the 1980' s, kidziwi leopards have been a favourite squad, just like Mombasa Wanderer years before.

There' re several crime teams in Mombasa. The Mombasa Sports Club (MSC) is one of them, the grounds of which received ODI designation in 2006. The MSC also has a Rally League squad that plays in the Kenya Cup League, the leading Rally tournament in Kenya. Men Mvita XI and women MSC are representing Mombasa in the kenyan fieldsheckey leagues.

In 2007 the World Cross Country Ski Championships took place in Mombasa. The Mombasa Marathon is an annual event in Mombasa. It is also home to the biannual Safari Rally Classics and an annual run of the Kenya National Rally Championship. The dive is mainly done in Mombasa Marine National Park and Reserve, which is administered and cared for by Kenya Wildlife Service.

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