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Harambee Avenue, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 25, 2009

after security checks pay 400 shillings to be escorted by lovely staff via lift,stairs and spiral staircase to a circular balcony with views for miles over the city Take as long as you like and ask any questionsof the staff,particulally racheal,before returning to earth

4  Thank japurv
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 5, 2015

The KICC is the worn-down landmark of Nairobi architecture standing tall at the center of the city. The main attraction is the helipad and rooftop lookout at the 27th floor, which enables a 360 degree view of the city. This is a fun and easy...More

3  Thank ChristianFrantz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a landmark of Nairobi, it cost you 500 ksh to take the elevator up 27 levels to the top where there are a helipad. The view is spectacular, so is the guide Peter who not only knows everything about every building, but he...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's 6 years since we were last at the top of the KICC, and it was still as spectacular a view. It was a lot busier - the times before it was just the two of us, but I think it's becoming more commonly known...More

Thank Ross I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited KICC recently during home expo and it is evident that the facility isn't well managed. The iconic building was designed to have a natural colour and whoever thought of paiting the exterior walls got it wrong. The slaps in the open spaces are...More

Thank Philemon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great building in the city center. Outstanding mid-century architecture. Good way to view and get your bearings in this city center classic

Thank Leanette C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s worth the climb to the top to be able to look over Nairobi and see through to the hills. The view is spectacular from the top of the building

Thank Eaterouta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, not quite. that would be the neighbouring Times Tower building. it comes a close second though! See Nairobi for miles on end in whichever direction. Dizzying!

Thank Shirley W
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Tall building with view over city . It was part of a tour of the city so from that perspective it was grand but I would not go there specifically

Thank alanodonohoe
Reviewed October 6, 2018

To learn the story behind the building, the design represents a corn cob and the smaller building beside it is the kernel. The view from the top is fantastic, you can see all of Nairobi and hinterland

Thank Belinda G
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This center is located in the heart of Nairobi and it host conferences, seminars and other activities throughout the year. Close to other attractions in the city.

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

I visited this place yesterday and I must say that this place is really good for exhibitions and similar kind of stuff. Very good security and a nice clean place. This tall building of KICC is one of its kind. Very unique design on the...More

Thank 493muradb
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February 8, 2018|
Response from Eddie M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I am not so sure but on a few cases i have seen private parties and dinners been done on the helipad. Kindly consult KICC Reception by writing to them thru their email address or check their website;(sorry i couldnt add... More
December 29, 2017|
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Response from Eddie M | Reviewed this property |
Hope you enjoyed the great views of Nairobi from the helipad?