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Central Park

Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 00200, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #31 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Parks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Uhuru Park in Nairobi, Kenya, is a beautiful area that flows from the Upper Hill area to downtown. It offers, at its summit, a lovely view of the city, while in its embrace you can slumber, visit, walk the paths or enjoy the flowers and wildlife. Central to the park is a lake small enough to walk around and big... More

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Kiruna, Sverige
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

A very nice place for a walk or picnic, on weekdays there are lots of activities. Be aware that the small shops charge a lot for snacks if your a tourist

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Kobe, Japan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Our embassy recommend not to walk around here. So, I have cycling cross here many times just for shortcut in daytime I found many people enjoy here, but I do not recommend to be here if not familiar with Nairobi. .

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Wisconsin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The day I was there people were doing what people do in parks all over the world -- picnicking, tossing around Frisbees, relaxing. There were also a number of groups of people singing. I applauded at the end of one of the group's songs and they asked me to join them. I didn't but was touched by the offer.

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Toronto, Canada
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37 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Very popular with locals visiting here on weekends and weekdays. Dont be surprised to see people seated on the grass just by themselves meditating or couples here and there. Nothing much to see just to seat and enjoy nature

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Nairobi, Kenya
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Immediately you get accosted by hawkers and people trying to leave you without your money, nothing interesting to see, anyways you can observe it from a taxi, when travelling in Nairobi.

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nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

There is nothing much to do here, you will find some soda/sweets/cake vendors, some amateur photo men and.....that's it.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

you can hear the kids laughing when you driver the car aroung here . they are so happy. but my three drivers told me ..dont go there if you are alone..female...foreinger.....even you dont take your wallet or bag ....whole day and whole night .

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

visited this park and it is a nice place to chill out. it's somewhat in the central area and walking distance to major places and restaurants.

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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

The park was nice, but the vendor tried to keep our money when we bought a soda. Don't go here at night if you value your wallet, or your life.

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