About Mombasa Memorial Cathedral

The cathedral was founded in 1898 with the founding of the A C K Diocese of Mombasa. Located in an area of 3.5 acres, it has white walls, arches, and cupola domes and has a distinguishable Islamic architecture style. The masses are held at 7 am, 8 am, 9 am and11 am. This is one of the few old churches in Mombasa. Visit this place for the spiritual experience and enjoy the stunning architecture.  This is a Substantial and good building with a dedicated congregation. Has sound-systems and video. Good choir. Very close to Mombasa center.  The place is a rare example of the synergy of  Islamic Anglican architecture used in a Church. So if you want to unwind,   and also reconnect with you creator.....get down to Memorial Cathedral

Must See

  • Great Church with picturesque architecture and windows. 
  • Built_ in Mosque style.
  • Scared place of worship.
  • The huge baobab tree at the entrance is as magnificent as the church itself...


How to reach

It is located on the junction Nkrumah road and Cathedral road, a little away from Fort Jesus. 

5 min (800.0 m) via Nkrumah Rd by taxi.

6 min (550.0 m) via Nkrumah Rd by walking.

There is no regular public transportation network in the city.  A matatu ride starts from Ksh 20 just to go 500m .. Alternatively, book a shuttle bus to collect you from your accommodation and drop you directly at your accommodation in Mombasa - this is more expensive costing around Ksh 1000, he price for a tuk-tuk ride is Ksh 50-100 and boda-boda around Ksh 50.


  • Beautiful Architecture
  • Spiritual place
  • Close to Mombasa centre.
  • Good sound and viseo system. 
  • Mosque styled.
  • Place of worship.

Visit Time

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Time you can spend

2-3 hours


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