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“Quite Overrated” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Imax

Imax
Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
254 737 55 88 02
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Ranked #2 of 4 Fun & Games in Nairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
“Quite Overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

This place is often overcrowded, the theater dirty, customer service is not bad but not the best either. It's just very average. High school and university students are crawling at the place.

If you want to see a movie for a date or as a family, don't go here. Westgate, Junction, (or the theaters in a suburban area) are much more better.

If you want a great movie watching experience without a "social" aspect, go here. Size of the screen and the sound is the best, but the feel of the place isn't too good.

Visited April 2013
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English first
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“seeing is indeed believing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

the screen is just so huge that you can't look at it all at once. yeah,u have to move your eyes from one ends of the screen to the other, at least i had to n i was on the third last row. the 3d is simply breath taking. a bit too loud though. depends on the movie, obviously. i wish they allowed snacks in there though. u can only go in with a soda n the popcorn they sell outside or a bottle of water. SOMEBODY should look into that!

Visited September 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Movie experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I remember visiting the old 20th century cinema in Nairobi and i thought to myself how terrible it was especially the sound. Fast forward to Imax 20th century and the movie experience is just superb.. The screen, the sound the atmosphere is just breathtaking... It makes you want to watch movies again and again...

Visited June 2013
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“HUGE SCREEN”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I can't believe that there are people who still have not been to IMAX. Its a fantastic screen, especially when you go with friends and you get a movie that you all love.

Only tiff I have with the place is theres not enough space outside the cinema hall. Its felt on premier nights.

Visited May 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“new experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

its close to the city centre, quite convenient and new experience. Food is available and you could always pop in the wine bar after the movie

Visited January 2013
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