Fort Jesus, Mombasa (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Fort Jesus is an interesting place to spend a day exploring the
gun turrets, battlements and houses within the walls. There is an
excellent Museum and trained guides available.
Today the majestic Fort Jesus is a National Monument, standing high over
Spectacular Sound and Light ShowFor those who
want to learn more about the struggle for Fort Jesus, the Fort plays
host to a spectacular sound and light show 3 nights each week. Visitors
are welcomed into the Fort by guards in flowing robes brandishing
They are led to a specially designed and choreographed
show that uses lights, sound effects and costumed actors to bring to
life the long and turbulent history of the Fort.
At the end of the show, a candlelit dinner is served in the open courtyard of the Fort, under the stars.
This wonderfully atmospheric night out is the perfect way to end the day, and learn more about the history of Mombasa.
The sound and light show can be combined with a sunset dhow cruise on Mombasa harbour.