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Photos Of Namugongo Martyrs Shrine and It's History

The history of Namugongo is cited back on 3rd June 1886 when 32 Ugandan Martyrs were burned for their failure to renounce the christianity practices.

Among the 32 martyrs was the famous St. Charles Lwanga whose landmark is demoted by various institutions named after him.

On 3rd June of every year, millions of people believers associated to the Catholic denomination assemble at Namugongo martyrs shrine to commemorate the lives and religious beliefs of the Uganda Martyrs.

Many pilgrims come from Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and all over Uganda to take part in the Ugandan Martyr's Feast Day at this place while other follow the proceedings live on the television.

It has been estimated that a crowd nearing a hundred thousands attend this event and camp for prayers of commemoration.

The recent statistics ever uploaded shows that In June 2015, a crowd totaling to over 2 million people attended the event.

Below are the photos displaying the beauty and holiness of this place.

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