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“Childfriendly shopping” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amani ya Juu

Amani ya Juu
On Ring Road in Riverside, near Prime Bank, Nairobi 00800, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
254 20 4449071
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Ranked #7 of 20 Shopping in Nairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Childfriendly shopping”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Nice place to go and have coffee while the kids are playing in the playground. There is also a very nice shop with good quality gifts for kids and adults. It's one of our favorite places in Nairobi.

Visited November 2013
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English first
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
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“My favorite spot in Nairobi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I have spent a lot of time in Kenya and I've never been anywhere like Amani. It's quiet, peaceful, and beautiful. The ladies are kind, funny, and creative. Everything I've bought from Amani is high quality and last for years. Thank you, Amani ya Juu!

Visited August 2013
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PA
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“a wonderful respite in Nairobi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We had lunch here on a busy day and stepping into the garden was amazing, with traffic zipping by just feet away, you felt like you were in your own world. the products in the store were great for gifts (you can buy online as well if you forgot to pick up something!)

I highly recommend a visit here. Ask for a tour and see how they are changing women's lives.

Visited July 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful crafts, pleasant garden, great food...with a playground for the little ones!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013 via mobile

Such a nice place to spend a few hours over lunch with kids. Browsing in the store is really fun- lots of beautiful items, slightly higher prices than a market, but nicer quality, and a pleasant low stress shopping experience. the cafe in the garden is lovely, and great to have the playground there too.

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“Well worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The products at Amani are all great - beautiful prints, good quality workmanship, and designs that are perfect for gifts for those back home because they are beautiful and say 'africa' but also translate well to the fit and complement the american/european style. The prices are also incredibly reasonable considering the quality - you could probably bargain for a bit cheaper in the markets for something similar, but I find these items last much longer and are much better made. You can purchase great clutch purses for as little as kes 670/-, I even found some for 320/- because they were previous seasons fabric and on sale! I'd suggest going during lunch time so you can also enjoy the amazing salads and muffins in the garden that seems like an escape from the bustle of construction around the garden cafe.

Visited July 2012
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