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Nairobi Arboretum

State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
254 720650869
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Ranked #11 of 38 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Gardens, Landmarks
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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Go on Sunday morning, you wil see a lot of born again sects praying under the trees, families having fun: it is a green spot in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

While the facilities could do with a lot of TLC (especially the toilets!!!), the feel of the place is very peaceful, relaxing and serene, which is wonderful for being so close to the heart of Nairobi. There is no entry fee, and it attract all kinds of people, which makes it an interesting place to see a slice of Nairobi's... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

What a shame that such a beautiful, naturalistically rich & landscaped museum of trees, interwinding paths and open lawns hasn't been at least looked after as was intended by their creators. There are so few parks in Nairobi that Arboretum deserves alot more from the long list of apparent sponsors 'proudly' displayed at the entrance - I hope that they... More 

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Bradford, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Great trees and shrubbery, but also a place for groups to gather for religious or social purposes and for athletes to train. I visited regularly when I was in Nairobi, it's a short jog from the city centre.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

A beautiful place on statehouse road Nairobi with a serene atmosphere for prayer, team building and the best part is that its free. Cute and friendly Monkeys, birds chirping just make the place beautiful

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

i often visit this place but my first time was during the get-together of a prayer group that we formed. it is sooo gtood in that we loved the nature that God created for us to enjoy

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Nanyuki,Laikipia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

The Arboretum is another historical site, trees and shrubs from all over the world are in one place, it is a special environment in a city where people can go and walk and commune with nature.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

The National Arboretum was a nice mixture of thick Kenyan forests, with pathways criss-crossing over the sloping ground through the low hanging trees and ferns, and some nice lawns. Some areas were left quite untended, apart from the pathways themselves, while other areas were well maintained and lined with information plaques on the trees. A nice, open lawn was studded... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

I attended a wedding hosted here and realised that the ground was beautiful and ample for hosting tents.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

This is a wonderful place to take children or just go alone for a quiet walk. The arboretum features almost all of the plants that Kenya boasts. Going mid-rainy season means more flowers are blooming, but it's really lovely at any time.

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