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Rwanda King's Palace Museum-rukari

Huye (former Butare), Rwanda

Rwanda King's Palace Museum-Rukari

Based in Nyanza, 88 km south of Kigali Capital City, this was the residence of King Mutara III Rudahingwa and the Royal Palace that was traditionally built. This Palace offers a glimpse into Rwandan traditional seat of their monarchy, it is an impressive museum, restored to its 19th century state and made entirely with traditional materials. Recently the Long horned Traditional cows, Inyambo were also introduced for cows make up most of Rwandan Culture . On the neighboring hill of Mwima, one can also visit the burial grounds of King Mutara III and his wife Queen Rosalie Gicanda.


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