Fort Portal attractions

Gardens in Fort Portal

Tooro Botanical Garden

These homegrown botanical gardens have a lot of well-signed indigenous plants and trees, as well as an organic farming project growing herbs, flowers, natural dyes and medicinal plants. Admission includes a tour thr…
Market in Fort Portal

Mugusu Market

The Wednesday market, 11km south of Fort Portal, is the largest market in the west and attracts traders from all over, including many from the DRC selling fresh produce, clothing and bric-a-brac.
Palace in Fort Portal

Tooro Palace

Looking down at town from its highest hill, the palace is worth a visit purely for its 360-degree panoramic views. It’s the residence of King Oyo, who ascended the throne in 1995 at the age of three. A guide relates…
Tomb in Fort Portal

Karambi Royal Tombs

These royal tombs, 4km south of town, make for a peaceful excursion. While from outside it’s not much to look at, if you can find the caretaker he’ll let you in for a look at the tombs, which house drums, spears and…