The Buganda Kingdom Palace
This will introduce you to the king’s palace and Bulange parliament. You will either have a drive or a walk to the palace that was built in 1922 and went through series of changes including being turned into an Army barracks and a horrific torture chamber during the reign of President Amin.
Not forgetting the dark underground prison and torture section still exists in the palace up to today. You have an encounter with the an ancient traditional fire that has been burning since the inception of the Buganda Kingdom least the King is dead and the representation of various clans of Buganda each with its respective role in the Kingdom.
Listening to the themed interpretation along with visual impressions is not only a leisure encounter but also a rich learning opportunity while in Uganda. Directly opposite the Lubiri palace gate is the gate for the Bulange Parliament where the King and his Ministers sit to deliberate the issues concerning the Kingdom of Buganda. Its magnificent architecture would definitely leave it a daring tour in this Kampala city.
Kampala Cultural Sites
There are a range of cultural sites in Kampala and its environs that can be explored by taking the Kampala cultural sites trail. The encounter takes you to Kasubi tombs where the Kings of Buganda are buried, to the Lubiri Palace the governing center of the Kingdom of Buganda, to the Kabaka’s Lake which was an artificial lake dug by KabakaMwanga and his men with the interest connecting Lubiri with Lake Victoria, the Nagalabi coronation site where the Kings of Buganda are coroneted, the Uganda Museum, the Wamala tomb where the King Suuna II of Buganda lays in rest.
The visit to the craft centers along Buganda road and the National Theater exposes you a range of Uganda art and craft including those beyond boarders. The day can be crowned by paying a visit to the Ndere Cultural Center to have an encounter with the cultures of Uganda and beyond.
The President's Palace
This country has been ruled by a number of presidents all over nine of the as listed below; • Sir Edward Luwangula Walugembe Muteesa II,
• Dr. Apollo Milton Obote I, • Field Marshall Idi Amin Dada,
• Yusuf Kironde Lule • Godfrey Lukongwa Binaisa,
• Apollo Milton Obote II • Gen. Tito OkelloLutwa
• The current Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. On this trip you will be able to learn how the above president used to conduct their day to day work and their heritage which will give you a true picture Uganda’s leadership.