In Summary
  • The seaside public park reopened its doors to the public on Sunday for the 10th Mashujaa Day celebrations.
  • The refurbishment included landscaping and paving the waterfront with concrete blocks, construction of an amphitheatre, the Kilindini Cultural Centre, ablution blocks and two main gates.
  • The project is designed to support a 24-hour economy and its layout includes a new jetty for water taxis.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has officially opened Mama Ngina Waterfront Park that was redeveloped at Sh460 million.

The seaside public park was reopened to the public on Sunday for the 10th Mashujaa Day fete.

The 26-acre park that overlooks the Kilindini Channel in Mombasa has been transformed into an integrated urban tourist attraction site.

The refurbishment included landscaping and paving the waterfront with concrete blocks, construction of an amphitheatre, the Kilindini Cultural Centre, ablution blocks and two main gates.

Tourists visiting the park will attend cultural exhibitions, shop, dine at open-air fresco restaurants and cafes or relax at the expansive site.

Mama Ngina Park launch

A fireworks display during President Uhuru Kenyatta's official opening of the Mama Ngina Waterfront Park on October 20, 2019. PHOTO | PSCU

TOURISM

The project is designed to support a 24-hour economy and its layout includes a new jetty for water taxis.

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