Kampala city was once known as the ‘city of seven hills’ although that was the case today Kampala has expanded to envelop several suburbs. Kampala is the largest city of Uganda. Kampala is in the district of Kampala which is north of the Lake Victoria and in the kingdom of Uganda, North of the equator. The city has an urban area population of 2,345,402. The population of the Greater Kampala Area, as of 2016, was 4,904,806 people.
Founded out of Buganda kingdom settlement, the area where Kampala is was infested with impalas. The city expanded rapidly from the 19th century and was briefly the third largest city in East Africa before the independence of 1962.
Kampala is administered by a City Council. The city is listed by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) as a global city. Kampala is also in the control of Kampala capital city authority
Itinerary Kampala City Day tour Drive
We start our tour at the post office: Visiting points of interest including; Post office, Parliament, National Theater, Railway station, clock tower, Rubaga Cathedral, Bulange Kings palace, Namirembe cathedral, Old Kampala Mosique, Uganda Museum, Bahai Temple, Namugongo martyrs memorial site Catholic and protestant.
During the day, Kampala is alive with business, but when the night falls, it turns into a vampires arena, with ladies of the night taking over on almost every corner.
The culture is now rooted and it will stay with us for a very long time. Ugandans enjoy going out. The Bars stay open until morning and the party continues all over Kampala. Christian church (non-denominational) praise God through the night with night prayers that rock the city as this goes on in exalting God, there is a party in full blast somewhere else in Kampala.
Nightlife is both safe and dangerous because of bouncers in the bars and clubs and Ugandans for the most part are simply friendly and hospitable. Much as there are those with a purpose for fun, so are those with purpose for taking advantage of the dark and drunkards by nicking whatever, they can with a quick getaway fading into the dark corridors or crowds. At most pubs, security is paramount and a body search without segregation will takes place when entering most night Joints.
Without you asking or consulting with your hotel reception, a cab will be the best way of transport out of your hotel to a happening place. It is safe to ride a taxi (special hire) than a boda boda for safety reasons both life and property. Going out in a group ensures more safety for you and others. When going out please remember not to bring your valuables like passport, a lot of Cash, expensive jewellery, cameras phones and watches, unless you are sure you are not going to get drunk.
There are yellow taxis, friendship taxis, quiki taxis you can attain their toll-free line in the eye magazine. Try to bargain and make jokes, “Can you lend me a lift I will pay you at the end of the month. Or Take me to my hotel or out then I will get you a visa to my country in return.” Then simile a lot Some of the joints that have most expatriates and foreigners.
Club Silk for serious dancing Ange Noir for serious dancing Guvnor dance floor Punch-line for just hanging out Capital Pub for Hanging out and Dancing Just kicking for hanging out Panamera hanging out Alfredo for hanging out Cayene for Hanging out Mateos for hanging out Rock gardens Speke hotel