The Historic Town of Gedi

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The Historic Town of Gedi is part of the Tentative list of Kenya in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Historic Town of Gedi comprises the remains of a 15th century Swahili coastal trade center. The town had an inner and outer wall; also pillar tombs, the palace and a great mosque have been excavated. The surviving buildings were made of coral stone from the Indian Ocean.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
The Historic Town of Gedi
Country
Kenya
Added
2010
Type
Cultural
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2010 Added to Tentative List

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