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  • One of the things I really love about living in Kigali is that chain restaurants and fast food places haven’t (yet?) invaded. It’s really nice […]

    360 Degrees Pizza

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    One of the things I really love about living in Kigali is that chain restaurants and fast food places haven’t (yet?) invaded. It’s really nice […]

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  • ViaVia offered me a complimentary stay in exchange for this review. Prices were correct at the time of publishing but check their website to verify. […]

    ViaVia Guesthouse

    ViaVia offered me a complimentary stay in exchange for this review. Prices were correct at the time of publishing but check their website to verify. […]

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  • Dine Divine is one of those places that would be easy to glance at and pass right by. I actually did that when I almost […]

    Dine Divine

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    Dine Divine is one of those places that would be easy to glance at and pass right by. I actually did that when I almost […]

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  • Chess Cafe is one of those places I really want to see succeed. It’s a tiny cafe located just off of the Car Free Zone […]

    Chess Cafe

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    Chess Cafe is one of those places I really want to see succeed. It’s a tiny cafe located just off of the Car Free Zone […]

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  • I’m a total sucker for Middle Eastern food and I was hoping to visit Terra Caffe when I was in Kigali back in March. But, […]

    Terra Caffe

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    I’m a total sucker for Middle Eastern food and I was hoping to visit Terra Caffe when I was in Kigali back in March. But, […]

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KIGALI AREA GUIDES
  • Gacuriro (GacuRIro, or GacuriRO? Or GacuLEEro?) is a neighbourhood that can be seen from the distance from many places in Kigali. It’s cookie-cutter houses line […]

    Gacuriro

    Gacuriro (GacuRIro, or GacuriRO? Or GacuLEEro?) is a neighbourhood that can be seen from the distance from many places in Kigali. It’s cookie-cutter houses line […]

  • Gikondo is a neighbourhood in Kigali that’s sort of set off to the south side of the city. It’s mostly a residential area with a […]

    Gikondo

    Gikondo is a neighbourhood in Kigali that’s sort of set off to the south side of the city. It’s mostly a residential area with a […]

  • When you went from the airport and into town, you passed Kabeza, a residential area overlooking the Remera hill. In many ways it’s an up-and-coming […]

    Kabeza

    When you went from the airport and into town, you passed Kabeza, a residential area overlooking the Remera hill. In many ways it’s an up-and-coming […]

  • Kacyiru is the neighbourhood around the road stretching from Kigali Heights all the way down KG 7 Avenue to the US Embassy and a bit […]

    Kacyiru

    Kacyiru is the neighbourhood around the road stretching from Kigali Heights all the way down KG 7 Avenue to the US Embassy and a bit […]

  • If it came down to the coolest-sounding name, we would all be living in Kibagabaga. Due to the fact that it’s so far way from […]

    Kibagabaga

    If it came down to the coolest-sounding name, we would all be living in Kibagabaga. Due to the fact that it’s so far way from […]

  • The questions on everyone’s lips is whether or not Kicukiro is part of Kigali. The answer is yes. Now, is it part of the town […]

    Kicukiro

    The questions on everyone’s lips is whether or not Kicukiro is part of Kigali. The answer is yes. Now, is it part of the town […]

  • Kimihurura (‘Kimi’) is a very popular area of town for foreigners. Maybe it’s the central location or the nice houses or the multiple restaurants to […]

    Kimihurura

    Kimihurura (‘Kimi’) is a very popular area of town for foreigners. Maybe it’s the central location or the nice houses or the multiple restaurants to […]

  • So if you’re in Kisimenti and you keep walking through Remera, you’ll eventually end up in Kimironko, home of the Kimironko Market and not much […]

    Kimironko

    So if you’re in Kisimenti and you keep walking through Remera, you’ll eventually end up in Kimironko, home of the Kimironko Market and not much […]

  • Kiyovu stretches from UTC at the top of the hill down to Cercle Sportif, passing plenty of restaurants, hotels, President Kagame’s house, and a bunch […]

    Kiyovu

    Kiyovu stretches from UTC at the top of the hill down to Cercle Sportif, passing plenty of restaurants, hotels, President Kagame’s house, and a bunch […]

  • Nyamirambo is a pretty diverse and stretched-out neighborhood, encompassing the southwestern corner of Kigali – and a huge corner, at that! It’s a big place […]

    Nyamirambo

    Nyamirambo is a pretty diverse and stretched-out neighborhood, encompassing the southwestern corner of Kigali – and a huge corner, at that! It’s a big place […]

  • If you are (for some reason) looking to get as far away from Kinyarwanda phrases, babies wrapped around their mothers, and people shouting ‘muzungu!’ at […]

    Nyarutarama

    If you are (for some reason) looking to get as far away from Kinyarwanda phrases, babies wrapped around their mothers, and people shouting ‘muzungu!’ at […]

  • Remera’s got a lot going for it. Greeting you when you arrive from the airport with cheap guests houses and plenty of variety in eating […]

    Remera & Kisimenti

    Remera’s got a lot going for it. Greeting you when you arrive from the airport with cheap guests houses and plenty of variety in eating […]

  • This area of town is located sort of beside Kimihurura on the side of the same hill on the other side of the Convention Centre. […]

    Rugando

    This area of town is located sort of beside Kimihurura on the side of the same hill on the other side of the Convention Centre. […]

  • Town is not really a place you live… it’s more of a mish mash of shops, banks, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. It’s got […]

    Town

    Town is not really a place you live… it’s more of a mish mash of shops, banks, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. It’s got […]