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  Kasubi, the location of the tombs in Kampala Uganda
  How to Get There
The Kasubi Tombs site is located on Kasubi Hill, five kilometers from Kampala city center, along the Kampala-Hoima Road. When coming from Kampala city center, pass Makerere University and drive down to Nakulabye. At the Nakulabye roundabout, go right onto Hoima Road, drive 1 kilometer and turn left to go up the Kasubi Hill.

At the top of the hill, turn left onto Masiro Road and follow it to the entrance of Kasubi Tombs, which is marked by a thatched hut. The trip is approximately 15 minutes from Kampala. more..  
 
  Muteesa I receives the explorers John Speke and James Grant
  History & Culture
The first Kabaka to be buried at Kasubi was Muteesa I, the 35th King of Buganda. The dates of the reigns of the Kabakas are only precisely known from Ssekabaka Suuna II, who ruled from 1836 to 1856.

The Baganda belong to the Bantu speaking people and date their political civilization back to the 13th century A.D. According to oral traditions, the first Kabaka of Buganda was Kintu. He is said to have come with his wife Nambi, whose hand he won by performing heroic deeds at the command of her father Ggulu, the god of the sky. more..
 
  Daudi Chwa II, a Kabaka buried at the tombs
  The Kabakas at Kasubi
Four Kabakas (Bassekabaka) are buried at Kasubi tombs, namely:
      Muteesa I (1835-1884)
      Basamula Mwanga II (1867-1903)
      Daudi Chwa II (1896-1939)
      Fredrick Walugembe Muteesa II (1924-1969)

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