The Kasubi Royal Tombs Kampala are one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Uganda. As the name states, the Kasubi royal tombs is a burial ground for the Kabaka’s (Kings) in Buganda kingdom.
The Kasubi Royal Tombs Kampala houses four Buganda kings who died at home and those brought back from exile.
The Baganda people in there culture believe that kings don’t die but rather vanish in another world. The Kasubi Royal tombs Kampala architectural style is one of the things that will leave you wondering.
There are three structures in there that are bordered by the bark cloth trees to further protecting it from the urbanisation in Kampala
The large grass thatched structure building style represents the 56 traditional clans of Buganda.
While at Kasubi you will get to learn about the Baganda culture, clothing, hunting tools as well as monuments. The royal guide will take you through the entire tour feeding you with information dating back.
This will include stories of different kings at the burial grounds and their key role in Uganda’s history.
his place is of special for its great spiritual importance to the Baganda and a source of pride. This is because it preserves their rich culture and heritage of the Baganda people.
While at the Tombs, you will enjoy stories about the Baganda people; kings and lifestyle. You shall be guided by the resident guide who will take you around the palace and key attractions.
As you get into the Muzibu Azala Mpanga building, you will enjoy sights of the architectural. This will include; its shape, traditional materials used like wood, grass and reeds. The Muzibu Azala Mpanga ceiling’s story will leave you amazed by each rounded wood.
However, even when the tombs were destroyed by fire in 2010, the Baganda people teamed up to rebuilt the place again.
If you are still interested in the kings of Baganda burial sites then the Wamala tombs visit on Hoima Road 11 kms away from Kasubi tombs.
This activity can be arranged on request. Here is where Kabaka sauna 2 is buried and known as the toughest kings Buganda has had. Note forgetting, the Nnamasole Kanyange tombs as other activity that you will also enjoy and very close by.
This is a burial palace for key royals and one of the grounds for most of them.
When you here you guide at Kasubi tombs mention the fight between the princes of Baganda to take the thrown. Look no further the Katereke Prison Ditch is the palace to visit to learn about the entire story.
This story in a nutshell is about Kabaka Kalema who killed all his brothers to become king. You should read about the tourist attractions in Ugada. Checkout our visual trips here