Churches, Mosques & Temples in Kenya

Kenyan Churches, Mosques and Temples

Kenya is a country with a mixture of religions; the highest population being Christians followed by Muslims, Hindus and other small traditional religions. The Christians are divided into other smaller groups with the majority being the Protestants and Catholics.

For tourist and guest visiting Kenya and wish to attend to a certain service or have a religion tour in Kenya; there are plenty of churches, Mosques, Temples and cathedrals in all the cities and major towns. Contact us for a guided tour to explore the religious life of Kenya.

Nairobi

Nairobi has a mixed balance of the religions with Christians being the predominant followed by Muslims and Hindu. The major places of worship for Christians (Protestants) in Nairobi would include St. Andrews Church Nairobi (PCEA), All Saints' Cathedral church along Kenyatta Avenue (Anglican Church), Karen Vineyard Church off langata road, Nairobi Pentecostal Church at valley road and Nairobi Chapel off Ngong road near Jamhuri Park among others. For the Roman Catholics they can worship at the Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family in the city center, St. Austins Catholic Church at Mahinga mairu Ave, Don Bosco Catholic Church on Matumbato road and St. Peter Claver's Catholic Church at the city center among others.

For the Muslims visiting Nairobi; you can worship at Jamia Mosque in the city center between Kigali road and Banda Street or at Khoja Mosque in the city center along Moi Avenue. For the Temples; they are a couple of Temples within or near the city center that includes the Spring Valley Temple on Lower Kabete Road, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir on forest road, ISKCON Krishna Temple, Ramgharia Sikh Temple Pangani and Siri Guru Singh Sabha among others.

Mombasa, Malindi and Lamu

At the Kenyan coastal region; majority of the population are Arabs, this can be reflected from the numbers of old mosques within the towns in the regions. The towns also have a good number of Christian churches and Temples that are used for worship us well as historical sites in the region.

The major places of worship for Christians (Protestants) in the regions would include PCEA St Margaret in Mombasa city, The Mombasa Memorial Cathedral (Anglican Church) in Mombasa, Glory of Christ Center in Malindi and the Anglican Church of Kenya in Malindi. For the Roman Catholics they can worship at St. Joseph Catholic Church Diani Ukunda, The Holy Ghost Cathedral in Mombasa, St Anthony's Catholic Cathedral in Malindi.

For the Muslims visiting the Coast region; you can worship at The Dawoodi Bohra Mosque in Mombasa, The Azhar Mosque in Mombasa, The Burhani Mosque in Mombasa. For the Hindus; they are a couple of Temples that include Siri Guru Singh Sabha in Mombasa, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir on Haile Selassie Road in Mombasa, Hare Krishnas Temple in Mombasa, The Jain Temple in Mombasa, The Lord Shiva Temple in Mombasa among others.

Nakuru town

Nakuru is the fourth largest town in Kenya with the highest population being Christians, followed by Muslims and Hindus. The major places of worship for Christians (Protestants) would include Nakuru Gospel Assembly Church, PCEA church Nakuru, ACK Cathedral of the Good Shepherd Church Nakuru and African Inland Church Nakuru among others. For the Roman Catholics they can worship at the Christ the King Cathedral, St.Anthony Catholic Church or at the Holy Cross Catholic Church among others.

For the Muslims visiting the Nakuru; you can worship at Jamia Mosque Nakuru, Al-Rahma Mosque or at the Shabab Mosque. For the Hindus; they are a couple of Temples that include Shri Swaminarayan Mandi on Masaai Avenue and The Sikh Temple among others.

Kisumu

Lamu Town Kisumu is the third largest city in Kenya and the largest in Western Kenya; Majority of the people living in Kisumu are Christians, with a small number of Muslims and Hindus being present in the region. The major places of worship for Christians (Protestants) would include the Kisumu Pentecostal Church, Pefa Christ Church of Kisumu, Kisumu Deliverance Church and Anglican Church of Kenya kisumu among others. For the Roman Catholics they can worship at St. Monica Nyamasaria Catholic Church, St Gabriel Ojola Catholic Church, St. Joseph Milimani and St. Theresa's Cathedral Kisumu among others.

For the Muslims visiting the Kisumu; can worship at Jamia Mosque Kisumu or Ahmadiyya Mosque, for the Hindus; they can visit Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, ISKCON Krishna Temple Kisumu, Ramgharia Sikh Sabha Kisumu or Siri Guru Singh Sabha Kisumu among other temples around.

Other towns in Kenya

If you are visiting other regions in Kenya, there are plenty of smaller churches, mosques and a few temples in the smaller towns.

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