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Located in Kenya :: Kenya  :: Lamu
Category: Places :: Town

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Lamu Town is a small town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya. The island of Lamu is a Swahili settlement filled with culture because it is an important center for trade because it is the most important trade center in East Africa. The town have been recognised by UNESCO recognized as a World Heritage Site. The town is made up of shops and mosques, Lamu is a labyrinth of alleyways and streets. Locals provide tourists with scenic trips around via dhows. There are no cars in the town as everything is easily accessible either on foot or by boat. Languages spoken vary from Swahili to Arabic, with English being widely spoken. For more information contact Lamu County Government Office.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Kenya
Contact :  Lamu County Government Office
Cell :  +254(0)71 555 5111
Email :  Click Here
Host Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Intermittent

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone :  +254(0)75 872 2005
Tourist Information :  Yes
Petrol :  Yes
Facilities :  Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Lodging, Camping, Bakery, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Tours and Excursions, Guided Walks, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Snorkelling, Water Skiing, Sea_Kayaking, Sailing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Whale or Dolphin Watching, Hot-air Balloon Flights
More Activities :  Visit the historic Lamu fort, Lamu museum, Riyadha Mosque and Donkey Sanctuary.

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