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Why This Kenyan City Is Nicknamed Yurop

Photo of Kisumu city


In the recent past Kisumu city has gone through different development changes since the beginning of devolution.

The Lakeside city has witnessed a great improvement in its road networks which led to the construction of the famous Kondele and kachok bypass.

Other improvements which are underway are the construction of the new kibuye market, Uhuru market and many more.Currently the city host a good number of high rise buildings and many attractive installations as compared to the last ten years.

The major highways have gone through tremendous changes which have impacted the city positively and alot of all this new changes have given Kisumu city anew look.

Lake Victoria is one of the key features giving Kisumu city a unique appearance and a close look on the aerial photographs of the lakeside city proves that the city has changed so much as compared to its appearance adecade ago,this changes made locals to Nickname it "Yurop".

There are many hotels and eataries along the lake shore which attracts both local and foreign tourists who flock the lake region to enyoy fresh tilapia from the lake while enjoying a cool breeze from the lake.

Photo of Kisumu in early 70s

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Kisumu Lake Victoria Lakeside Uhuru Yurop

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