THE IGONGO CULTURAL CENTRE – UGANDA SAFARI NEWS
Positioned along Masaka – Mbarara town 12km to Mbarara town, Igongo Cultural Center is a private run tourism enterprise that is worth encountering by Uganda safari undertakers. Igongo Cultural Center is prominently known for its Erijukiro Museum that features collections from all the cultures of south western Uganda.
Besides the cultural museum, the center has a well set Kahwa Kanuzire restaurant that serves delicious traditional cuisine in traditional equipment to allow travellers on safaris in Uganda to have a taste of African tradition. This restaurant is a perfect lunch stop for travellers connecting to and from the destinations of south western Uganda including; Bwindi Impenetrable National Park famous for gorilla trekking safaris in Uganda, Queen Elizabeth National Park famous for wildlife safaris in Uganda among other tourist areas.
Igongo Cultural Center has gone ahead to setup Igongo Country Hotel that offers overnight stay to travellers on safari holidays in Uganda. It is an ideal accommodation establishment that is located at a distance from the urban noise of Mbarara town but offering a close link to the road connecting to various desirable tourist destinations including Lake Mburo National Park.
The gardens of Igongo cultural center cannot escape to be mentioned as they have always amazed travellers on Uganda safaris. The magnificent sculpture of Mayenje g’ Ishinjo, an ancient historic cow that sparked off the war between Buhweju and Nkore Kingdoms, the sculpture of Ishe Katabazi a re-known man who applied a lot of survival tactics in a comic way and not forgetting the lush gardens that gives a true taste of the African green landscapes. The combination of these makes Igongo Cultural Center worth to be included on the list while planning a safari tour to Uganda.
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