Fort Jesus was built in 1591 by the Portuguese to guard the Island of Mombasa against invaders
These are the two famous giant aluminium elephant tusks crossing the dual carriageway of Moi avenue. The tusks were commissioned in commemoration of a visit to Mombasa by Princess Margaret in 1956 and have remained since that time although local residents have recently taken to using the lower part of the tusks for fly-posting advertising materials.
Lamu Island is part of an archipelago a few kilometres off Kenya's North Coast.
Lamu was founded in the 14th century, making it the country's oldest living town and the best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa.
The renowned Malindi Marine National Park is a protected coastal area south of Malindi. Malindi Marine National Park has fine white-sandy beaches, emerald water and colorful fish (All fishing within the Park is forbidden). You can see Technicolor fish of impossible shapes and various sizes such as flute mouths, halfbeaks, hawk fishes, lizardfishs, parrot-fish, porcupine fish, puffers, thorn heads, trigger fishes, zebra fishes and hundreds of others. There are also fascinating coral reefs that allow for diving and snorkeling opportunities.
The beaches of Malindi are especially popular with Italians
The Ruins of Gedi are the remains of a Swahili town located in Gedi, a village near the coastal town of Malindi. Gedi was a thriving town between the 13th and 17th centuries. Residents of Gedi are estimated to have been in the region of 2500 and traded with sea-farers from all over the world.
Watamu beach is located 105km North of Mombasa and 15km south of Malindi
Kilifi is a resort town located on the Goshi estuary. Among the many resorts is the Katoa guest house pictured above
At 420m, Kilifi bridge is the longest bridge in Kenya. It connect Kilifi to Mnarani.
Boating is one of the popular activities on Kilifi Creek