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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
254 720650869
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Ranked #12 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Gardens
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Arboretum has maintained its natural habitat. Growing up, we would visit Arboretum for school sports sessions and to play games with friends. As an adult, Arboretum is ideal for nature walks, picnics, meditation and prayer and fun. An ideal site to go with family and friends.

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Squamish, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Really nice place to be especially on Sundays when the Drum Circle is there. Very nice paths and also nice to sit on a bench and watch what some of the people do there.

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Bangalore, India
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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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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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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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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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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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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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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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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