Siyu Fort | Attractions
Siyu Fort
Attraction Type:Historic Sites, Scenery & Landscapes
Category: Fort, Forest
Region: Coast
City / Town:Lamu
Road / Street:Malindi Road
Telephone: 254 20 374 2131
254 721 308485
Email: siyu@museums.or.ke
Website: http://www.museums.or.ke/content/blogcategory/10/4
Entrance Fee:Yes
Description:
Siyu is the only town that built a fort without foreign assistance. The fort was constructed by residents in the mid 19th century to safeguard the town from the Omani Arabs attacks. It is surrounded by thick mangrove and coconut forests, which give the fort a scenic view.

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