Kigali is the capital city of Rwanda, roughly in the center of the country. It sprawls across numerous hills, ridges and valleys, and has a vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene. The Kigali Genocide Memorial documents the 1994 mass killings in Rwanda, associated with the country’s civil war. The city’s Caplaki Crafts Village has stalls selling traditional handicrafts, including woodcarvings and woven baskets.
Kigali is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is near the nation’s geographic centre. The city has been Rwanda’s economic, cultural, and transport hub since it became capital at independence in 1962.
Rwanda’s Kigali, the cleanest city in Africa. Rwanda’s capital Kigali is the cleanest city in Africa. The fact that it is so green and hilly adds to the aesthetic allure of the place. It is not surprising thus that Kigali is considered to be one of the most liveable cities in Africa.
The top things to do and see in Kigali includes the Kigali Genocide Memorial a site honoring Rwandan genocide, Inema Arts Centre with the art exhibits, workshops & classes, the Amahoro stadium that supports Rwandan sports and then the Kimironko Market where you can find all the local food stuffs of Rwanda.
Kigali is a year-round destination. May – August is the most popular time to visit. Days are mild to warm most of the year, and it’s rainiest September – May. The week long Rwanda Film Festival (July) features screenings of African and international films. The Kigali UP music festival (July) draws crowds for blues, pop and reggae concerts. African designer clothes are showcased during Kigali Fashion Week (June/July) and Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show (September).
When you travel to Rwanda for your gorilla safari
or for business travel or conference and seminar events you can see the country that is very ready for the CHOGM 2020. When you arrive at the Kigali Airport and take a drive through the city to your hotel you feel pleased by the developments in the place.
On our trip we had more time to stay in the city and we took our leisurely walk and it is so amazing. The country has come up with some good international facilities like the Kigali Convention Centre and recently it has just worn the award of excellent world architecture. The construction of this facility finished like 300 million US Dollars. This is the first and largest convention centre in the region and it is the number 01 destination facility for events in Rwanda. when you walk around the city the roads and more other developments like hotels are being built up to meet the accommodation demand for CHOGM 2020.
When you walk in the city and the entire country all roads have been upgraded to a standard level and what is so amazing in Rwanda for tourists opting to take short trips like 01 Day Gorilla Trek, it starts from Kigali at 4:30 am but from Kigali to Volcanoes National Park and the whole highway is lighted.