Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus 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 .

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Hospital
Established in 1944, the , in , is part of the Aga Khan Health Services. is situated 1¼ km southwest of Fort Jesus.

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

Neighborhood
is a residential area and Sub-County within , located on the mainland north of . is situated 2½ km east of Fort Jesus. Photo: FredD, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village
is a division of , , and is located to the south-west of Mombasa Island. is situated 3½ km southwest of Fort Jesus.

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