The Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi constitute a site embracing almost 30 ha of hillside within Kampala district. Most of the site is agricultural, farmed by traditional methods. At its core on the hilltop is the former palace of the Kabakas of Buganda, built in 1882 and converted into the royal burial ground in 1884.

Four royal tombs now lie within the Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, the main building, which is circular and surmounted by a dome. It is a major example of an architectural achievement in organic materials, principally wood, thatch, reed, wattle and daub.

The site's main significance lies, however, in its intangible values of belief, spirituality, continuity and identity.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

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DATA

Region
Africa
Country
Uganda 
Category
Cultural
Name
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
Selection Criteria (?)
(i)(iii)(iv)(vi)
Year of Registered
2001
Keyword
Registered in 2001, Tomb, World Heritage in Danger