UGANDA CULTURE AND CULTURAL TOURS
Uganda, one of the most beautiful countries in Africa has diversity of cultural heritage, which can be seen through various lifestyle, art, handicrafts, music, ceremonies and dances of over 30 different indigenous tribes and languages. With some of the most polite and friendliest people you would hope to meet, each tribe has its own traditional dance
cultures and life styles portrayed through Imbalu ceremonies by the Bagishu, Jewellery, wood carvings and batiks.
Cultural attractions include:
1. THE UGANDA MUSEUM
This displays several ethnological exhibits of war, religion, agriculture, hunting, traditions, culture as well as History.
2. BUGANDA KINDGDOM BUILDINGS
The capital city of Uganda, Kampala has a wide range of Buganda administrative and royal buildings which include the Kabaka’s (King’s) palace, Buganda Parliament and the Buganda court of Justice.
3. KASUBI TOMBS
This is a burial place for 3 former kings of Buganda is a threshold of Buganda culture. The place made of traditional reeds and Bark cloth.
4. KABAKA’S TRAIL
The trails introduce visitors to the secret History of the Buganda. These portray culture, ix sites made up of several tombs, a prison and a waterfall. Theses include:
- Naggalabi Buddo Coronation site has huts as well as a natural throne from a tree root where the Buganda Kings are crowed. Visit the main sacred sites, and walk in the footsteps of the past and present kings with Traditional Music, Storytelling and Handicraft exhibitions.
- Katareke Prison site is where king Mwanga imprisoned and brutally murdered his brothers and sisters for fear that they might dethrone him.
- Ssezibwa Falls attracts many who seek for blessings due to cultural beliefs that the river was born of a woman.
- Wamala King’s Tombs a burial place for Kabaka Suuna II with the king’s jaw bone, umbilical cord and other magical objects used for performing rituals and ceremonies.
- Nnamasole Kanyange Tombs the Burial place for the Queen Kanyange, King Sunna’s mother named after the beautiful cattle egret. Ritual ceremonies are performed here like the calling of Suuna’s spirit through a special drum.
- Nnamasole Baagalayaze Tombs and Cultural Centre the burial place to mother of Kabaka Mwanga II celebrates Buganda history through arts, crafts, and storytelling.
5. RELIGIOUS SITES;
These include Namirembe cathedral the Anglican Church on Namirembe Hill, Rubaga cathedral on Rubaga Hill, the enormous Hindu temples in the city, Kibuli mosque on Kibuli Hill, Colonel Gadaffi mosque and the Bahai Temple .