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Uganda Martyrs Excursion

Located in the outskirts of Kampala, Namugongo Martyrs Shrine is a minor basilica dedicated to the Martyrs of Uganda who gave their lives because of their religious beliefs. The shrine is well known for its beautiful and unique interior and exterior. The recent addition of sculptures is a tribute to the Uganda Martyrs. These sculptures depict the cruelty and brutality faced by the Martyrs in the final moments of their life.

This site is an attraction that will showcase the rich religious and cultural values of Uganda.


You will be picked by our friendly tour guide and driver

Uganda Martyrs Shrine  (2 hours)

The construction of the Uganda Martyrs’ Shrine began in 1967. It was completed and formally opened by the special Papal envoy, His Eminence Sergio Cardinal Pignedoli on 3rd June 1975. The 22 martyrs were killed between 1885 and 1887 by Kabaka (King) Mwanga of Buganda in the South of Uganda; 13 of the martyrs were burnt to death at Namugongo.

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- Uganda martyrs Basilica

- Incredible art sculptures of Uganda martyrs

Tour Details 

- Tour guide 

- All Transportation 

- Soft drinks provided 

- No meals included 

After the excursion you will be taken back to your accommodation

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