Visit the tombs that are of significance to the Buganda kingdom, the huge thatched-roof palace of the Unesco World Heritage listed Kasubi Tombs was tragically destroyed in an arson attack in March 2010. Fortunately construction is in its final stages. Built in 1882 as the palace of the King Mutesa I, it was converted into his tomb following his death two years later. Subsequently, the next three kabaka (kings) Mwanga DaudiChwa II and Edward Mutesa II, father of the current kabaka, Ronald Mutebi II (known also by his Baganda name, Muwenda) broke with tradition and chose to be buried here instead of in their own palaces. A You will learn more about Buganda culture and history at the site.
Kasubi Royal Tombs, Masiro Road, Kampala, Uganda, UGANDA