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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
254 720650869
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Ranked #14 of 43 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Gardens
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Bangalore, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It was so lovely on a Sunday morning. This place is rich with natural beauty. The Nairobi weather is pleasant anyways. There are so many variety of trees and plants. You can go for a picnic there. I would suggest to carry your own eatables. Lot of church congregations come and meet there. It is a must visit if you... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Is a lovely place for a walk and lots of colours. Worth a visit between Safari trips. Families may not enjoy as much

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went for the first ever Reggae in the Park festival. Sigh. The air is fresh and clean, cool temperatures; you might wanna carry a scarf or a sweater if you're planning to stay till evening. Great for picnics!

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Mombasa, Kenya
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It's a nice nature area. Good for a walk with friends, as single or with kids. Make Nature for kids to a lesson in this Park. Show them the beautiness of the Arboretum with all the plants and trees.

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Nairobi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Trees are labelled in this lovely arboretum, which showcases both native and planted species. Heavily used on weekend afternoons. The trail around the outer edge takes about 40 minutes.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It is an oasis of tranquility not far from centre. Great place for a jog, feels safe, parking space is ample, There is no fee, but if you want to take a camera in, you pay 1000 KES, you get a receipt. There are tables for picnic, trees are labelled, there are toilets, I do not know the condition they... More

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Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always love my jogging moments at the Arboretum. Fresh air,great trails, safe and refreshing! The only downside is when it rains.. down at the river,there's a lot of trash washed up from upstream(blame fellow humans) mainly plastic bags which is a sad sight. Otherwise with the regular patrols by the KFS team,one feels safe even whilst jogging alone in the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Founded 1907, threes inside are giant and the environment is perfect for camping or families gathering. Love this place by the first time l went in.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is a great place to picnic, rest or take a walk. Also advisable to come with a friend or a group of friends to enjoy the beauty, peace and tranquility away from the city.. Well at least your mind will make you think so heheh

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It is a very well maintained area very close to President's home (which is a major reason its well maintained I think). Its got a lot of greenery and has tracks made for runners. I go there for running with my friends and especially for cross country running training it makes a good track. Otherwise also, its a nice place... More

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