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Gede Ruins
Gede Ruins

More by user: klucy
Created: 24th Jul 2008
Modified: 2nd Sep 2008
Location(s):
Kenya
Type:
Historical
Hours:
7am - 6pm

A vast complex of houses, tombs and mosques, the Gede ruins are nestled deep in the forest near the Kenyan Coast. Visitors can also see the remains of an ornate Swahili palace.

Though excavations have uncovered evidence of trans-continental trade - such as Ming Chines porcelain and glass, and pottery from Persia - the site is not mentioned in any historical texts, adding to its mystery.

photo: http://picasaweb.google.com/losiersp/MalindiAndGede/photo#5050386013822505538

 

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A vast complex of houses, tombs and mosques, the Gede ruins are nestled deep in the forest near the Kenyan Coast. Visitors can also see...

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Author: Proud
Tue Sep 2 05:42:04 2008

Do we know who built these? If there is no written record, do we at least have an oral history that can clear some of the mystery about the ruins?


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