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“DO NOT GO AT NIGHT” 1 of 5 stars
Review of River Road

River Road
River road, Nairobi, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Ranked #38 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Neighborhoods, Shops
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“DO NOT GO AT NIGHT”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

hi this is one of the most dangerous places for a non local u are likely to be mugged, beaten or kidnapped stay well clear

Visited December 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Worst Street to walk along”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Very crowded street with the hawkers running around.
Cheap/substandard good sold along these streets except for a few places.
In fact the word river road is often synonymous with substandard goods.

Visited November 2012
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Stay away!!!!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

This street is not only dirty and filthy, it is totally unsafe for tourists to walk in this area. Theft and fraud is rife in this area and if you treasure your belongings you will surely stay away from this area of the CBD

Visited August 2012
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Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“KRISTINES CAP”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

It just started like a nice plywood where my ghetto niggard ray boy came along n called for a visit to the place. Getting all the goodness, i got it . I liked the trip and had fun wit him.Kismuderubosh

Visited October 2012
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Nowra, Australia
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Bargains can be found”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Not for the faint hearted. But if you are willing to do the leg work, there are bargains to be found. Everything from fabric, haberdashery & electronics to car parts & even motor bikes.
Not a place for tourists to venture alone as you will not get bargains but a local friend can negotiate the bargains for you.

Visited August 2012
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