Did You Know?

The first African Catholic Bishop Archbishop Joseph Kiwanuka, who is buried inside St. Mary’s Cathedral Rubaga was Ugandan.

Religion is a very important part of daily life in Uganda where less than 1% of the population claims to be atheist or agnostic. 85% of the population are Christian, either Catholic or Protestant, about 12% are Muslim, 1% follow traditional religions and the remaining 2 percent are share by the Bahá’í faith and other non-christian religions; Uganda is also home to a small native community of Jews.

Uganda boasts a variety of historic religious landmarks and a robust religious culture across several religions and sects, that make it a great destination for pilgrims looking to renew their faith or visitors keen on exploring the fascinating religious history of the country.

Top Religious Attractions

The Bahá’í temple

St. Mary’s Cathedral Rubaga

St. Paul’s Cathedral Namirembe

Uganda National Mosque

Uganda Martyrs Shrine Namugongo

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Munyonyo Martyrs Shrine

The Abayudaya

Uganda Featured Safaris

Discover Uganda’s Top Experiences

Gorilla Trekking & Habituation

Chimpanzee Trekking - Snarling

Chimpanzee Trekking & Habituation

Ugandan Culture - Batwa 5

Culture

Lakes River and Waterfalls - Sipi Falls 2

Lakes, Rivers & Waterfalls

Mount Elgon - Mooreland

Hiking & Mountaineering

Coffee and Tea in Uganda

Coffee & Tea

Game Viewing - Hippo

Game Viewing

Adventure

Shoebill Stork - Craning neck

Birding

Religion