Nyanza Town

Nyanza Town

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Nyanza Town is located in Nyanza District in the Southern Province of Rwanda and about 90 km from Kigali City.

Nyanza Town has a population of 56 679 people in 2012.

It was at Nyanza that the first European first met with King Musinga of Rwanda.

The town has modern palace for Mwami Rudahingwa Mutara III which was constructed in 1932.

Tourist attractions

The tourist attractions include;

  • Modern Arts Museum which houses contemporary artwork.
  • The old Royal Palace of the Rwandan monarchy.