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August 7th Memorial Park

Address: Moi Avenue/Hail Selassie Junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Ranked #27 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Owner description: It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house the American Embassy in...
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Owner description: It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house the American Embassy in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

That sad day will forever live in our faces. The americans have their own September 11 and the brits recall July 7, but for us kenyans, August 7 1998 will forever be sad, sad, saaaaaaad day. We were all affected - directly or indirectly. It was a day when we see the depravity of people who became beasts by senselessly... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very small area. There were additional fees for entry to the information area. We didn't feel it was worth paying twice

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nairobi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It is just a place to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 1998 terror attack. Just visit this place in the city centre just for some few minutes.

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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

I was blown away by the quality and content of the movie explaining the significance of this site. Although it is a true story, the film was written like a great mystery novel. If you come to Nairobi, don't miss it!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Even though situated at a busy intersection the memorial park does have a peaceful atmosphere, worth the visit.

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