Mombasa Old Town

Old Town is an area of , . Situated on the south-east side of , the Old Town covers an area of 72 hectares, and is inhabited by a mix of local, Arab, Asian, Portuguese and British settlers.In 1997, the Old Town and were submitted by the for selection in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

Notable Places in the Area

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is a fort located on . Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista Cairati, it was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal, to guard the Old Port of . is situated 2 km southeast of Mombasa Old Town. Photo: Zeljko, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Established in 1944, the , in , is part of the Aga Khan Health Services. is situated 2 km south of Mombasa Old Town.

Localities in the Area

with a population of 1.2 million, is the second-largest city in Kenya. Photo: CT Cooper, CC BY 3.0.

is a division of , , and is located to the south-west of Mombasa Island. is situated 4 km south of Mombasa Old Town.

is a residential area and Sub-County within , located on the mainland north of . is situated 4 km east of Mombasa Old Town. Photo: FredD, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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