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Things to do in Kisumu County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“ a very cool place to look adventure and have experience on..more the arrangement of the stones and myths behind them.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
Shopping Centre
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“This museum stores and disseminates information on cultural and scientific issues with emphasis on Western Kenya cultures of the Luo, Luhya, Kisii and Kalenjin communities. Striking features include a diverse collection of traditional artifacts, stuffed animals and birds, a glass snake house (containing Kenyas most poisonous snakes), and crocodile pit.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Impala park focuses on a small herd of impala while the animal orphanage contain a collection of caged lion,leopard,baboon,hyena,jackal buffalo cheetah,bushbuck and syke monkey.The sanctuary also provides important open grazing for the local hippo population while the threatened situnga antelope is believed to exist in nearby swamps. A shaddy and peaceful place with abundance of birdlife and picnic area behind lake Victoria ”
  • 1 local recommends
Other Great Outdoors
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“Lake breeze (check) Great sunsets (check) Food (check) Very relaxed place to just enjoy what the lake truly has to offer in Kisumu. On sundays there is a live band that plays! so you might want to check it out!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Campground
“Unspoiled paradise with breathtaking sceneries ranging from wild animals, beautiful arboretum and a spectacular view of the Great Lake Victoria, Africa's largest fresh water lake. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Island
“Ndere means "meeting place" in the local Luo language. The park has a superb environment of serenity and fresh air, courtesy of the surrounding waters of Lake Victoria. Wildlife includes De Brazzas monkeys, Olive baboons, Sitatunga antelopes, hippos, impalas, Monitor lizards, and variety of fish species.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lake
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“This is one of the finest clubs in the lakeside city of Kisumu. It provides a perfect opportunity for leisure boating. Its location provides a perfect view of sunset and visitors can stay late into the evening to witness the red splash of the evening sun go down to sleep.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 2 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
  • 2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Simbi Nyaima in the local Luo language means he village that sank. It is actually a crater lake in which the community attach great importance because of the legendary story surrounding it. Visit and listen to the heart rending story of the woman who visited this village looking for shelter and food.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
Grocery or Supermarket
“It's a one stop shopping mall where you will find everything you could look for”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
Other Great Outdoors
“Lake breeze (check) Great sunsets (check) Food (check) Very relaxed place to just enjoy what the lake truly has to offer in Kisumu. On sundays there is a live band that plays! so you might want to check it out!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Continental dishes that arent restrictive Open, well ventilated sitting area Friendly waiters Good service”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Gorgeous upscale tapas bar in Kisumu, whether you just want to watch a game or if you want to have a drink or even dance! Da bar has it all, the cocktails are amazing, and the food is scrumptious plus they have an amazing in house craft beer”
  • 1 local recommends

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