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“A beautiful cross-section of Kenya's marvelous plant life” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi Arboretum

Nairobi Arboretum
State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
254 720650869
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Ranked #12 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“A beautiful cross-section of Kenya's marvelous plant life”
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.

Visited August 2011
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“Great location, no privacy”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

this can be expected of a public park! It is well kept thanks to Friends of Nairobi Arboretum and has an excellent jogging track ideal for fitness enthusiasts. Not so great is the lack of privacy especially over the weekends more so from the "quite loud" prayer groupings that favour this spot for their retreats!

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kitale
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“arboretrum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

getting to location is difficult. need to take care

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uqbar
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“nice rime killer”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

free, which is very rare in Eastern Africa.
Interesting plants.

Visited January 2012
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Great central venue average atmosphere”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

This venue cries for professional attention. Other than the great greenery, the public toilets smell and your private functions you always have gate crushers, hungry arboretum staff and unwanted monkeys.
Also sometimes loud people having prayers. I know this is a safe place but you always feel you want to be looking over your shoulder.

Visited December 2011
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