No matter what type of tourist you are, Kampala city– the capital of Uganda has something to offer . History lovers wishing to learn about Uganda’s rich cultural heritage and sample the day-to-day lives of the local natives will find a lot in the capital of Uganda. From the ancient Buganda cultural sites, to religious and political monuments, there are various attractions to visit whether you are visiting on safari, business, leisure or just on a stop over to another destination. The best way to experience all this is if you rent a car in Kampala city for a whole day, it could be with a driver or self drive but whichever the case you will get around easily with a rental car.
Uganda Car Rental Services organizes trips around Kampala city and we present to you some of the top tourist attractions in the city you can visit with a rental car.
1- Buganda Cultural Sites – Buganda Kingdom is the largest and arguably strongest ethnic kingdom in Uganda with a rich and fascinating cultural history depicted in the various sites situated in Kampala city. The Kabaka’s palace, Kabaka’s lake, Kasubi tombs and Buganda parliament are some of the sites you can visit all situated on the infamous hills of Mengo and Kasubi tombs. Experience the traditions and norms of the Baganda people as you interact with the locals.
2- Religious Sites – Uganda is dominated by Christian and Islamic religions as both were introduced as early as 1800’s giving them the highest population of coverts over the years. The early missionaries and Arabic merchants put up various religious sites that still stand up to this day and top of the list being the Namirembe cathedral, Lubaga cathedral, Kibuli mosque and the recently built Gaddafi mosque all situated in the heart of Kampala city. Another fascinating religious sites situated just outside the city is the Martyr’s shrine in Namugongo , a shrine built in remembrance of the 42 catholic martyrs that were killed by the ruthless King Mwanga from 1885 to 1889.
3- Other popular sites – Apart from cultural and religous sites, you will also get chance to visit other places including the Uganda museum, Ndere center , African craft shops , Owino market, Slums among others.
Planning to visit Kampala city and searching for a car to rent to explore around, Contact us now by simply sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +256-700135510 to speak with the reservations team. We are ready to give you the most amazing experience around town at cheap rates that suit your budget and personal needs.