Jumba La Mtwana, whose name means 'The House of The Slave' is1km from the Mtwapa Creek, 4km off the Mombasa - Malindi road.
Jumba la Mtwana is a historical town whose ceramic evidence dates the ruins back to 14th century and abandoned in the early 15th century. The ruined village is 250m inland and extends 300m along the shore. There is evidence of fresh water which was probably the reason for selecting the site to settle.
The area was excavated in 1972 by James Kirkman and gazetted as a National Monument 10 years later. Among the ruins, the most identifiabe are four mosques, a tomb and four houses.
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