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Banana Hill Art Gallery

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Address: Limuru Rd | Ruaka, Nairobi 0254, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 733882660
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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Interesting art gallery and collection

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little challenging - but the collection of art if quite extensive both it terms of style and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a little out of the way, and the road getting there outside of town a little challenging - but the collection of art if quite extensive both it terms of style and size. Price range is wide based on artists, but range seems good. Definitely worth the trip.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

It is situated in any area that is not quite safe- but it housed local artists who is doing tremendous work to increase art in Kenya.

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Kigali, Rwanda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Love haven for art lovers. worth a visit. It is a few kilometres from Nairobi along Limuru road. You will love the country side breeze with appealing tea plantations.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

The gallery is a bit challenging to reach, located in a village outside of the Gigiri area of Nairobi. The main exhibition area is fairly well done, but the remainder of the paintings are stacked like wood in the back and hard to browse. Prices are high, but generally in line with other galleries in the city.

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Nairobi. Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very much worth a visit for those interested in contemporary art of Kenya, especially painting. This visit is worth combining with beautiful area of tea plantations, just 10 km further out of town, and a tea or meal in the traditional Kentmere Club, with old colonial interiors, fine food and service and very special gardens.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A quaint art gallery that displays some great works of art. They organise regular exhibitions. It makes for a nice day out and taking a drive after the gallery makes a very scenic and worth while experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Banana Hill is a great art gallery to the North of the City. It is about 10 minutes away from the Village Market. I first visited this gallery in 2006. I highly recommend it for finding both established and developing Kenyan and other East African artists. This gallery is for those who appreciate contemporary art.

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