THE RWENZORI ART CENTRE, SCULPTURE GALLERY AND COFFEE BAR; A NEW STOP CENTRE IN UGANDA – UGANDA SAFARI NEWS
Perfectly situated in the Mount Rwenzori foot hills, the Rwenzori Art Center, Sculpture Gallery and coffee bar is a must-see place for the discerning Uganda safari tour undertaker in western Uganda. Conveniently placed at 11km from Kasese along a great tourist road that connects Queen Elizabeth National Park and Fort Portal, Rwenzori Art Centre, Sculpture gallery and Coffee bar can be easily traced while on safaris in Uganda.
This spectacular award winning complex sits in harmony with its recently restored natural landscape and makes inventive use of recycled local materials whilst also providing a dynamic modern space for seeing the carvings. Terrace of the coffee bar provides a cozy place to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the famous mountains of the moon – the Rwenzori Mountains which also attracts a range of travellers to plan safari tours to Uganda.
The gallery boasts a unique connection with the only foundry in Uganda solely dedicated to casting sculpture. Visitors are treated to a stunning display of works cast in the studios by talented crafts men. Pure white Ugandan marble carvings rub shoulders with soapstone and bronze sculptures by a diversity of talented local artists which leaves a traveller on a safari tour in Uganda to ultimate amusement.
Specially commissioned for the center, a series of over 30 clan totem animals are also on show permanently featuring iconic species like; elephant, lion, colobus, buffalo and series of elusive species like otter and pangolin some of which are seen live in their natural habitats in the Uganda safari parks.
The center’s wonderful attempts are motivated by wildlife, culture, people and beauty of Uganda and make the perfect memento to mark an unforgettable journey of your safari holiday in Uganda.
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