Malindi Shopping & Historical Site Visit

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Begin the tour with a visit to the Malindi Museum to learn more about the history of the coastal town followed by the great Portuguese historical monument Vasco Da Gama Pillar built in 1498.

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Pay a visit also to the Portuguese chapel the first Christian church in East Africa built in 1509, to carter for only 60 Portuguese present at the time. St Francis Xavier, a founding member of Jesus society visited Malindi in 1542, and buried one of his sea men at the chapel, on his way to India. Also the colonial governor, Mr. J Bell Smith, was buried there.

Head to the Malindi Maasai Market for a chance to buy some African jewerelly, souvenirs, and paintings among other items. You will also get a chance to walk to other local shops for local attires. Optionally you can sample local delicacies for lunch in the Swahili Dishes Restaurant. (Lunch on own account)

Inclusive:

English / Italian Guide, Transport, Bottled Water, Entry Fees.