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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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Beautiful Walk

Is a lovely place for a walk and lots of colours. Worth a visit between Safari trips. Families may not enjoy as much

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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71 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

It is a great place to picnic, rest or take a walk. Also advisable to come with a friend or a group of friends to enjoy the beauty, peace and tranquility away from the city.. Well at least your mind will make you think so heheh

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Stockholm, Sweden
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

It is a very well maintained area very close to President's home (which is a major reason its well maintained I think). Its got a lot of greenery and has tracks made for runners. I go there for running with my friends and especially for cross country running training it makes a good track. Otherwise also, its a nice place... More 

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