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Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park

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Address: Lang'ata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Uhuru Gardens seems to have acquired a reputation for being a bit dangerous to visit in recent times. I certainly experienced some raised eyebrows when I declared my intention to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2016
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

Uhuru Gardens seems to have acquired a reputation for being a bit dangerous to visit in recent times. I certainly experienced some raised eyebrows when I declared my intention to visit. I must say I was very pleasantly surprised when we did visit. The park is well maintained and centrally located. I encountered none of the 'pests' ie beggars that... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Relaxing park on a warm day. Monuments are worth looking at. Really close to the city centre. Worth coming to for some time out and people-watching.

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Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

It is the recreational park adjacent to the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. anyone can go there and also good place for children to be.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I had a local tour around the park with a native that I reserved from Servantrip. It was amazing to know how much history lied behind it.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Well maintained place for a visit, to understand the Nairobi history, calm & quiet, good place to taking rest & feel good

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Lahore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

It is okay to stop here and take pictures of the City Centre. But do remember that you shouldn't take pictures of government buildings and Hotels. It is not allowed.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

A nice park in the city thats what Uhuru Gardens Memorial PArk is. Recently visited it suing my visit to Nairobi. Nice

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Favourite spot I have been visiting since I was A young child. Good place for a family visit especially for children.

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Braga, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

very big park, with lake, during the weekend there are some attractions to the kids...there are trees with nice shadows to pic nic..you will find some food, ice creams and drinks... good place to spend some hours and escape from crowded Nairobi... if you are smoker , be aware to find the !!!! smoking zone !!!! by my experience was... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Drive to the viewpoint above the park. Have a little walk on a weekend or during events on special occasions. Be a bit careful and make sure that a few People are with you.

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