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Central Park

Neighborhood: Nairobi Central Business District
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Address: Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869

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Good for a stroll

Central park is separated from Uhuru park by Kenyatta Avenue. It is good for an lunch time stroll if you are staying in the Nairobi CBD. Its centerpiece is the somewhat... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Mombasa, Kenya
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As the name suggests this is a little bit of greenery in centre of the urban sprawl. It is rather shabby - litter everywhere, rusty barbed wire barriers and grass left uncut. Ihowever, if you keep your eye open though you may spoke a few unusual birds.

Thank Paul K
The Hague, The Netherlands
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1,081 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Central park is separated from Uhuru park by Kenyatta Avenue. It is good for an lunch time stroll if you are staying in the Nairobi CBD. Its centerpiece is the somewhat pompous/communistic looking Jomo Kenyatta monument, dedicated to the first president of Kenya. There is only mild harassment from some old people claiming to be university students in Europe ...... More 

Thank Hermes_NL
Melbourne, Australia
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433 reviews
375 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park is a joke dozens of homeless and drunk people roaming around with overgrown grass and people begging for money. I went around lunch time on a Sunday and had to walk quickly to get through park every time someone came near me I was nervous, I most certainly wouldn't go near park after dark. A real shame that... More 

Thank Jason S
Nairobi, Kenya
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

A place to meet friends and relatives in the open.You can play around with kids and everyone will enjoy the surroundings.

Thank Wachira44
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27 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

This park sits beside the Serena Hotel and unfortunately is a but uncared for. The water fountain runs on weekends, and the park is absolutely packed on Sundays. IF you want to see locals enjoying the outdoors, this is a great place and easy to walk to. Unfortunately there are many homeless that call the park home.

Thank Duane C
Kampala, Uganda
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322 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

When I last walked through the park, coming from the Serena and due to traffic opting to walk to the KICC rather than take a cab, if found plenty of litter strewn on the grass and little sign of regular maintenance. It does however offer a great view over the skyline of the CBD from the hill above the main... More 

Thank Safariafficionado
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

This is one of the places that you can just walk into and have rest in Nairobi. The atmosphere is good,you can take very nice photos at the place because of its green nature and natural beauty. You can take a nap peacefully without any interference. t is a very nice place to be with a family or friends.

Thank Hillary R
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Its those parts of the country that helps kick away stress of the day and give you hope of a tomorrow that seem deem

Thank Kevin A
Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is one of the few places in Nairobi that you can have peace of mind and fresh air while in the sun and you don't have to pay a cent. You also get a beautiful view. However, during the hot season, you should sit in the shade as it gets super hot.

1 Thank JoJo L
Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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156 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Great experience for a European, especially on Saturday and Sunday. Nairobi's will be there en mass with their kids and everybody has a good time. Walk around and enjoy the crowds.

Thank peter m

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