Gede ruins are remains of a Swahili town. It traces its origin to the Twelfth Century and was rebuilt with new town walls in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries. The museum has numerous ruins, comprising mosques, a magnificent palace and houses all nestled within 45 acres of forest.
Gede’s eventual abandonment to nature is believed to be as a result of a number of factors;
Gede is the fisrt intensively studied site on the coast, and was declared a protected monument in 1929.
Experience the mystical cultural life in this old town amidst our natural heritage.