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Nairobi Arboretum

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Address: State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 720650869
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Collection of plants & trees.

Beautiful places, so many plants and trees are there, all are with name and details. We like it, very peaceful for time pass with nature.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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Pondicherry, India

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

A visit to the Arboretrum is always an eye opener for those who love gardening, flowers, ornamental shrubs and orchids. A very relaxing walk, informative with a guide but either way an oasis of peace in the heart of Nairobi.

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Pondicherry, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Beautiful places, so many plants and trees are there, all are with name and details. We like it, very peaceful for time pass with nature.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A pleasant place to spend an afternoon but rather unkempt for such an important resource - and super crowded with picnics at weekends. A few monkeys in evidence ...

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A quiet outdoor experience in to the woods. also great for picnics and fun group activities. Not far from the town.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went to the Arboretum with a group of youths. The environment there was cool and the best for that day's activities. We played and had memories of our past life experiences. There was a lot of fun in it. Thanks to all those who conserved this place!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went there on a Sunday afternoon.It's an okay place to be especially if you are going as a group,though we were just two people.The grass is okay but looks like it has not been neglected a while.The dustbins were full thus litter was all over the place. Though it's a nice place for a good walk in the park... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I always go here twice a month..take a walk along the river though its very dirty lately, walk in the bushes and love hearing my voice as l sing and the birds chirping and monkeys squeaking and grunting.. its a lovely place and l cant stop going there

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

good place to go for walk/ run. No entry fee. nice get away from the city traffic, noise and hustle and bustle.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The arboretum is a is a safe haven only if you are accompanies by at least 3 other local men.Avoid at all costs going there if possible unless you are in a group of locals.I witnessed 2 muggings in broad daylight

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a nice place to take a stroll or have a picnic. There is enough space to host a large group of people or a single person. More people tend to come here on Sundays so,if you want some quiet space in the open, you should consider coming during the week. The lower part of the forest is generally... More 

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