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Tororo Rock, Tororo

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Tororo Rock is a rock formation located in the town of Tororo in eastern Uganda.
The rock is situated approximately 5km southeast of the central business district of the town. The coordinates of the rock are:00 41 06N, 34 11 01E (Latitude:0.6850; Longitude:34.1836).
It is reported that Tororo Rock is visible from anywhere in Tororo District. There is saying in Tororo: "The Eiffel Tower is to Paris as the magnificent Tororo Rock is to Tororo District. The rock is a major tourist attraction.
The highest altitude of Tororo Rock is 4865ft with a gradient of about 0.75 from the east to the west. On the rock's slopes are ancestral caves and various rock paintings. The elevation of Tororo Town is 3888ft. Therefore, Tororo Rock towers 977ft above downtown Tororo.
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  • Yes good views again Climbing was quite an experience with the guide However one needs to be safety aware take precautions and wear helmets and other safety matters into account  more »
  • Beautiful views from the top. Too bad there is a huge telephone tower up there, but still worth the climb. It is steep at places, but a simple path to follow and a reasonable climb for almost...  more »
  • Its a simple climb but there are 4 ladders. Views from the top are great. Shame about the buildings at the top. They have recently started charging UGX 10,000 for foreigners (Dec 2017).  more »
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  • Best rock climbing experience
  • Scenic quiet town near the border with Kenya..
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