Introduction to Kisumu City

Kisumu is a City in western Kenya on the shores of Lake Victoria. It has a population of 409, 928 people per the 2009 census.

Port Florence

 

Kisumu Port Florence

The city was named Port Florence in 1900 when  Florence Preston the wife of the engineer drove the last nail in the last sleeper.

 

Downtown Kisumu

downtown Kisumu

 

 

 

Jomo Kenyatta grounds Kisumu

Jomo Kenyatta grounds Kisumu

 

 

The Kisumu town clock is located on Oginga Odinga street, the main thoroughfare in the City. It was unveiled on 19 August 1938 by the then governor of Kenya, Sir Robert Brooke Pophan

 

Kisumu Airport

Kisumu Airport

The Kisumu airport has international status and daily flights to Nairobi and elsewhere

 

 

Kisumu Museum

Kisumu museum

The Kisumu museum is one of the biggest attractions for vistors to Kisumu city

 

Hippo Point

Hippo Point Kisumu

Hippo Point is a 600 acre area famous for viewing spectacular sunsets

Imapala Sanctuary

Impala sanctuary Kisumu

The Impala sanctuary in Kisumu is a small wildlife preserve that is  home to a herd of impala,hippos, cheetah many reptiles and birds . Additionally, several caged baboons and leopards

 

Cheetah at Kisumu Impala sanctuary

 

Shores of Lake Victoria

Kisumu City as viewed from Lake Victoria

Kisumu City as viewed from Lake Victoria

Real Estate

Riat area Kisumu

Homes in the Riat area

 

 

Maseno University

United mall Kisumu

United mall

Aerial view of United mall Kisumu

Aerial view of United mall

County Headquarters

 

Other Sites

 

 

Kit Mikayi

Kit Mikayi is a 40m high rock formation located 29km from Kisumu town. "Kit Mikayi" means stone of the first wife.

 

Kisumu Temple

Temple

Kisumu yatch club

Kisumu yatch club 

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