Kigali is among the top green cities in Africa with some memorable historical attractions. While in the city, it is possible to visit various memorial sites that commemorate the 1994 genocide, the most famous being the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre.

Visit the the Genocide Memorial Center in Gisozi to see the hard historical facts about the massive killings that left over one million Tutsi and Hutu people dead within just 100 days.

Genocide Memorial Center in Gisozi
Genocide Memorial Center in Gisozi

Peacefully nestled along picturesque hilltops, the city is a thriving African city immediately notable for its tidiness, orderliness, and hospitality.

Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it’s conveniently located in the geographic center of the country. The city is clean and safe, with extremely welcoming people. Travelers will enjoy exploring the great cultural activities – including several award-winning museums, burgeoning music scene, and some of East Africa’s most memorable dining experiences.

The city also is home to Kigali international Airport, a very important travel hub, and home of Rwanda Airways.