NDERE TROUPE CENTRE

Ndere cultural center is a miniature of over 59 tribal traditions and cultures, the troupe captures many amazing cultural songs, dances, a variety of cultural instruments, and humorously informative stories which are presented authentically and artistically.

The cultural center is built on 9 acres of beautifully well-maintained green, flowered walkways and shaded with mature fruit trees and African trees. These stand with rare African architecture embed with artistic creativity made with African materials, colors, and construction.it is the headquarters of the Uganda development theatre association.

At Ndere cultural troupe, with exceptional performances of every day especially Wednesday Friday, and Sunday evening for the BBQ lovers it’s a feast that will give you permanent reminiscence with a never-ending desire for the Ndere troupe cultural center.

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NYERO ROCK PAINTINGS

The nyero rock painting was dated back to 1250CE and was first documented in 1913 and was largely described by researchers to be geometric. This kind of art is attributed to Twa hunter-gatherers who are of the late Stone Age gatherers culture.

In the terms of origins, the Twa were of the pygmy origin. Their rock art is part of the homogeneous traditions which were always depicted in red pigment or blood. Today this origin of people is currently habitats in Eastern Africa, especially in Uganda and Rwanda border.

The Nyero paintings are of 6 sections or rocks. The 1st rock is supported with other rock since it’s a low overhanging rock covered with concentric circles in the shape of acacia pods. The 2nd rock and the main rock reaching 10meters high are protected by other overhanging rocks which the paintings from direct sunlight and rain. The 3rd  rock is consists of double-lined curve designs with white concentric circles. The 4th rock on the southwestern side of the hill has a few red finger paints with two shapes and lines. The 5th rock has a red geometric motif combined with circular and linear shapes made with fingers and a brush. The 6th rock holds a great view of the countryside with traces of red finger painted shapes and oval-shaped paints this rock is exposed to morning sun and some rain.

OTHER DESTINATIONS

IGONGO CULTURAL MUSEUM

The Igongo cultural center is located in the west of Uganda and it is the cultural centrality of the Ankole Kingdom. This cultural center features a museum of the Ankole culture. The cultural food, the eclipse monument also known as The Biharwe monument in the local language and cultural shops

GADDAFI MOSQUE

This mosque was built by the former president of Libya Colonel Muammar Gaddafi as a gift to the Muslims in Uganda. The mosque was opened in 2007 and later changed the title of the mosque from Gaddafi Mosque to Uganda National Mosque in 2013 after the death of Col. Muammar Gaddafi. 

UGANDA MARTYS' CHURCH

The catholic martyrs’ shrine also known as the catholic basilica was built in 1973 after 32 young Catholics and Anglicans were burnt alive after they refused to denounce their religions in the court of King Mwanga II in 1886. In 1973 the basilica was built in remembrance of the brave 32 souls. 

TOORO KINGDOM

The Kingdom stretches from the city of Fort portal to the Mountains of Rwenzori and the crater lakes. There is also called Omukama. The Kingdom depends on agriculture more than cattle as the region is just recovering with cattle. Crops like Tea, coffee, and others