POINTS OF INTEREST IN KIGALI
As a business & leisure destination Kigali is not so well known yet. However, the city has developed rapidly. Here are some ideas for an enjoyable stay.
KIGALI GENOCIDE MEMORIAL
The Kigali Genocide Memorial includes three permanent exhibitions, the largest of which documents the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
INEMA ART CENTER
Located in the heart of Kigali City, Inema Art Center is one of East African’s major art galleries, housing a collection of artists from around the African Continent.
This memorial is one of six national memorial sites in Rwanda that commemorate the Rwanda Genocide.
1000 HILLS DISTILLERY
Founded in 2014 by two gentlemen with a love of fine whisky, stunning views and a strong sense of pride in working with local communities, 1000 Hills Distillery was born.
If you would like to experience the buzzing nightlife of Kigali, Cocobean is the place to be where locals and expats enjoy the African sounds.
HOTEL DES MILLE COLLINES
Inaugurated in 1973 as the premier grand hotel of the country and becoming a shelter to about 2,000 people who were saved by the hotel opening its doors in 1994 during the Genocide against the Tutsi.
ENJOY THE AFRICAN VIBES
VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK
Situated in the far northwest of Rwanda, Volcanoes National Park protects the steep slopes of this magnificent mountain range – home of the endangered mountain gorilla and a rich mosaic of montane ecosystems, which embrace evergreen and bamboo forest, open grassland, swamp and heath.
AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK
The park is found in North Eastern Rwanda, at the country’s border with Tanzania. It is dominated by swamps and small lakes with flow in the wake of River Kagera where you can take a safari tour.
Part of Africa’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Kivu in the west of Rwanda is surrounded by magnificent mountains and has deep emerald green waters covering a surface area of 2,700 km2. It is Rwanda’s largest lake and the sixth largest in Africa.
KIGALI CONVENTION CENTRE (KCC)
KG 2 Roundabout
1 – 2 September 2021
Wednesday 1 Sept.: 10:00-17:00 hrs
Thursday 2 Sept.: 10:00-17:00 hrs