Huye (Butare) attractions

Top Choice Museum in Huye (Butare)

Ethnographic Museum

This outstanding museum was given to the city as a gift from Belgium in 1989 to commemorate 25 years of independence. While the building itself is certainly one of the most beautiful structures in the city, the muse…
Gardens in Huye (Butare)

National University of Rwanda

Rwanda’s finest institution of learning suffered terribly during the 1994 genocide, though today it has turned towards the future with hope and optimism. Strolling through its campus is a pleasant diversion, especia…
Church in Huye (Butare)


Huye is home to Rwanda’s largest cathedral, which was constructed in the 1930s to commemorate the life of Princess Astrid. The red-brick building is still used for religious worship, so stop by if you happen to hear…