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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
254 720650869
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Ranked #12 of 38 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Gardens, Landmarks
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Mt. Vernon, IL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 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 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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13 attraction 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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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It is a brilliant place to take a walk in the city it is a very green place with very large mature trees which are very old. If you like to jog its also conclusive for it. Keep Nairobi Green.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The Nairobi Arboretum is an ideal place for weekend and holiday activities for children, teens or couples. It's also good for meditation, relaxing, prayers or just quiet reading away from noise. It is easily accessible from the City Center and one can walk up to it from the CBD. There's plenty of shade during the hot seasons and plenty of... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Nairobi Arboreturm always offers a serene spot for birding and spotting of unique species during the bird migration season.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Nairobi arboretum is one of the Nairobi few remaining green spaces.with shaded walkways,picnic lawns and jugging tracks Situated 3km from the city center.its a place to relax with your friends and family.Its home to 350 species of trees and 100 species of resident and migrants birds,a maltitude of insects,reptiles and small mammals notably the playful vervet and sky monkeys. its... More 

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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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