City Guide, Entebbe
Entebbe lies at 0o.04N, 320.280E and is 37 kilometers South East of Kampala the
capital city of Uganda. It is situated in Wakiso District boarding Lake Victoria
in the South. The Municipality is located on a peninsular into Lake Victoria covering
a total area of 56.2 km2, out of which 20km2 is water.
The most crucial “aspect of Entebbe’s location in Uganda is that
it is the only international airport in Uganda and as such it is a critical post
of entry into Uganda internationally both for trade and other aspects of international
This African city boasts cultural, natural as well as modern entertainment spots
to make visitors feel pleasure during their journey to Entebbe. The city is primarily
known for its natural attractions including; Victoria Lake, Botanical Garden, Entebbe
Zoo, Wildlife education Center, Sesee Island, and Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary.
There are a number of tourist facilities like animal and bird (sanctuaries) is
at the zoo (Uganda Wild Life Education Centre), historical sites, leisure parks,
hotels and sand beaches, and sports facilities such as playgrounds and a golf course.
Those unique features make the town an ideal town-destination.
Culture and entertainment
When it comes to shopping and nightlife entertainment the city has much to offer
you. It is one of the most modern African cities that will never disappoint you
with its sizzling nightlife spots and upscale shopping venues. Entebbe is home to
many open air and hyper markets where one may go to shop anything. Most popular
shopping spots in the city are; Kitoro Market, Uchumi Market, and Garden City Complex.
Visitors taken flights to Entebbe from somewhere else will also not find any deficiency
of nightlife entertainment here. To celebrate nightlife while enjoying music, eating
out, drinking, partying, and dancing go to any of the Red Rooster, Mirembe Bar,
X5, and 4Turkeys.
Like many African nations, Entebbe Shopping consists of open-air and hypermarkets.
Some of the well known shopping locations are :Kitoro Market is a bazaar in Entebbe
that sells women’s clothing and vegetables; Uchumi Market is a free-standing
market that acts like a regular supermarket. When you enter the store, a patron
can buy food, wine, and small souvenirs. While not an outdoor market or mall, this
smaller store sells handcrafted items from local artisans and The Garden City Complex
functions similarly to a Western mall. The first level of the complex can be rented
out for events.