Maai Mahiu Catholic Church – World’s Smallest Church

Also Known as the Traveller’s Chapel, Maai Mahiu Catholic Church could possibly be the smallest church in the world.  The church was built in 1942 by Italian Prisoners of War, the 12 capacity church lies just past Maai Mahiu Centre on your way to Nairobi.

Maai Mahiu Catholic Church
Inside Maai Mahiu “Traveller’s Chapel” Catholic Church.

The church has four wooden pews each of which can hold four people. In total, the chapel can hold a capacity of twelve worshippers.

The church is not only a stopover for travellers but also one of the tourist attraction sites in Nakuru County.

Martin Gichinga
Author: Martin Gichinga

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