Thimlich Ohinga | Attractions
Thimlich Ohinga
Attraction Type:Historic Sites
Category: Historical Museum, Ruins
Region: Western
City / Town:Migori
Road / Street:Migori - Isibania Road
Telephone: 254 20 374 2131
254 721 308485
Email: thimlich@museums.or.ke
Website: http://www.museums.or.ke/content/blogcategory/6/38
Entrance Fee:Yes
Description:
This is a unique 15th-century architectural layered stone enclosure, which has walls ranging up to 2.2 meters in height. Thimlich Ohinga literally means "frightening dense forest" in the local Luo language. With few alterations, the site has some of the best preserved Iron Age remains in East Africa.

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