Source of the Nile - Speke Monument, Jinja

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Historic Site · Tourist Spot
See the origin of the longest river in the world at Source of the Nile - Speke Monument. Follow the footsteps of British explorers and check out a segmented obelisk erected in 1862 to settle a dispute among European scholars. Explore the private 4 hectare (10 acre) grounds, with a mulberry forest, monkeys, monitor lizards, and even pythons. Local women wash laundry on the riverbank, and fishing boats launch out on the waters. Take a paddleboat ride across the Nile and into Lake Victoria. Put Source of the Nile - Speke Monument into our Jinja trip maker website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Jinja.
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  • an awesome experience, i recommend for anyone who want a clear view of the source of the Nile when visiting Jinja  more »
  • Very fun packed experience and you'd love to keep doing over and over again. The boat ride to the World's longest River monument is a must not miss on your visit.  more »
  • Very interesting. . parking was an issue but had a great day
  • Good place to visit, not far from Jinja main centre

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