Gede is located in coast of Kenya, Kilifi county. It lies 16 km south of Malindi town and approximately 90 km North East of Mombasa.
These ruins are an important archaeological site as they represent an old Swahili village that was abadoned over 6 centuries ago. These ruins were discovered in the early 1920s where beautiful indigenous forest trees, baobabs and tamarind had taken over the undisturbed village.
Explore the Ruins of Gede through the nature trail to learn about the history of communities at the coast of Kenya. The excavated area comprises of a number of mosques; a magnificent palace and houses all nestled in 45 acres of primeval forest. But in the first half of the seventeenth century the last families left the town.
The Gede Ruins National Monument & Museum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm
Kenya Citizen Adult Ksh. 100
Kenya Citizen Child Ksh. 50
East African Resident Adult Ksh. 400
East African Resident Child Ksh.200
Non-Resident Adult Ksh. 500
Non-Resident Child Ksh. 250