Mnarani Ruins (Museum), Kilifi

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#3 of 15 in Historic Sites in Coast Province
Dating from the 15th century, Mnarani Ruins (Museum) holds the ruins of two mosques. The surrounding village actually dates back to the 14th century and holds numerous tombs. At the site, expect a guard to give you a leisurely tour around the ruins while providing interesting facts about their histories. Also of note here is the site's large baobab tree and a reptile farm that is included in the entrance fee and supports snakes, monitor lizards, and other creatures. Arrange your visit to Mnarani Ruins (Museum) and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kilifi using our Kilifi route site .
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  • Our visit was short, there are a number of places we did not touch but will like to see in a repeat visit - wild life parks and opportunity to see more of Mombasa and the historical places. The weathe...  more »
  • The ruins of Mnarani are nothing special, just just the ruins of an ancient mosque. The nature and the views of Kilifi Creek is but quite nice. The 800-year-old baobab tree that is located on the grounds is but very impressive.
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  • It's a cool and serene place to often visit. Welcoming guides but the national museums of Kenya should support them.
  • The ruins the snakes the environment is just amazing. You should go there more often
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