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

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Nairobi
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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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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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7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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27 attraction reviews
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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
13 helpful votes 13 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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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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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
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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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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Its a quiet place, mostly groups when I looked around. Loved seeing monkeys around and if you are friendly they are friendly too. They eat biscuits. One or two noisy preachers will join you to make a trio so this is not the place for a date.

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