Welcome to vibrant Kigali
Proud and progressive Kigali, in the centre of Rwanda, is buzzing with tech hubs and creative startups. With just over one million inhabitants, Kigali flows through beautiful rolling hills and valleys, giving truth to its name ‘the land of a thousand hills’.
a natural beauty
Centrally positioned in Rwanda, Kigali stretches into the surrounding countryside. With more than 430,000 hectares of forests and four national parks, visitors will never run short of opportunities to escape into nature.
Kigali's city centre
A bustling and colourful city centre is home to a strong sense of cultural pride and national respect: discover Kigali’s warm welcome for yourself. A clean and green city, keen-eyed visitors to Kigali will also notice pioneering design and architectural features that draw international attention.
A culture that celebrates passion and creativity
With a thriving contemporary art scene, Kigali is building a reputation with art galleries and spaces like Ivuka, Inema, or Uburanga. Look out for new coworking spaces and entrepreneurship hubs - like Norrsken Kigali - designed to support the busy tech scene, driven by government investment in new technology events and development in the region.
Kigali’s rapid development has seen the creation of many new shopping malls, office buildings, and of course the acclaimed convention centre. The Kigali Cultural Village offers a dedicated space for local artisans and food vendors to exhibit and trade their goods.
Staying in Kigali
You'll find hundreds of hotels within easy reach of the KCC (just 5km from the city centre), as well as the directly adjacent Radisson Blu.
If you’d like to while away your evening in a cosy cafe or welcoming restaurant, or if you seek out the lively atmosphere of bars and nightspots, Kigali has plenty for you to explore.
Intare Convention Arena is the venue of the IATF2020. Only 10km away from Kigali International Airport.
For more information on what to see and do in Kigali, Visit Rwanda has plenty of ideas