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Address: State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 720650869
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Great for Jogging

I have been going to the Arboretum almost everyday for the last 6 months. Extremely serene and overwhelming beautiful especially during the morning hours.Gets a little dirty... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Sushant K
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I have been going to the Arboretum almost everyday for the last 6 months. Extremely serene and overwhelming beautiful especially during the morning hours.Gets a little dirty post the weekend due to the large number of family picnics and other gatherings but great nonetheless . Timmings - 6.30 Am - 6.30 pm KSH 50/- for parking post 8 AM and... More 

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Nairobi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Green Shady place. It is quiet for family outing and groups retreat. There are places special for discussion and outdoor events grounds.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I have visited the Arboretum three times now. I really enjoy the serenity and the beauty of the park. When I want to rewind and do not have to go outside the city - this is my choice.

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Berkshires, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The first time I visited here in 2012, I was overwhelmed by the beauty and the usage of this park. People of all walks enjoying themselves, each other and nature. If you are lucky and go on a Sunday you may hear people singing praises. If the vervets are out and about you may get to watch the tiny babies... More 

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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The Arboretum is a lovely spot for a wander in a pleasant environment. Great for a picnic too, with some wildlife - particularly monkeys - to keep an eye out for.

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Ames, Iowa, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This park is a nice retreat for locals, not much to see for tourists. Signs are in bad shape and not very helpful.

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Mt. Vernon, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This place was a sanctuary for me and my husband while we were first in Kenya in 2003. It was an escape from the city, the hustle and bustle, the beggers, the dirt and the poverty. We went there to let our guard down and enjoy nature and that we did! We visitied more than once over our 6 week... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Best on a weekday. The park is full of life and a wonder to see. Wear proper coverage, there are ticks. Sunday is filled with worshippers enjoying the outspdoors so if that's not your thing avoid it he park on the weekends.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

It is a small park to be and play or enjoy the day with friends, there are some areas were you can have picknick and a good place for playing some sport games.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

there is an extensive jogging trail through the trees,its very theraputic. it gets abit crowded on the weekends.

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