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Address: State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254 720650869

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Nice park within Nairobi

Arboretum is a very good option if you need some fresh, clean air and to be surrounded by trees and green fields, without driving long distances in Nairobi. Quite and peaceful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Bianca N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arboretum is a very good option if you need some fresh, clean air and to be surrounded by trees and green fields, without driving long distances in Nairobi. Quite and peaceful during week-days, more popular and cheerful during week-ends.

Thank Bianca N
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far one of the best gardens in the city. Beautiful, fun for families, great if you just want to take a picnic lunch between your next tourist attraction.

Thank Lorraine H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great location to have a nice family outing or a quiet date or just some time of reflection.The air is fresh and the grass is green.The monkeys are also plenty.

Thank Hedaya K
Thika, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service delivery in this place is very efficient.Order something the responce is very quick.Thumbs up..............

Thank lewintrixvicker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place to absorb the fullness of nature just behind the hustle and bustle of the city of Nairobi. A perfect spot to rewind.

Thank MwemaAfricaSafaris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Nairobi has lots of green spaces and that's refreshing for a lover of nature in any city but the Arboretum is a green haven! It's so relaxing to take walks or just go for a picnic (went there while dating). Be careful while walking around cos some paths have suffered from effects of slight erosion but generally a really cool... More 

Thank Mayowa O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a perfect place for peace and quiet connection with nature. take me to this place anytime. You should consider keeping away the few groups who come and make so much noise though.

Thank Irene S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

There are plenty of dirt paths and out of the way places amongst the collection of trees and shrubs, but the Arboretum has become a meeting point for all sorts of fringe/strange groups, many highly religious, some individuals very intimidating, staring, watching from the shadows, preaching out loud from up in the trees! Really. We did not feel safe.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is located in Nairobi, just behind Nairobi university. Best for nature and picnic lovers. A lovely place for team building and or just relaxing. Not so good during rainy season. Can be accessed only during the day.

Thank Royal P
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

If you like to meditate,then this is the place.Far from distractions yet close to the city.It is also ideal for walks and picnics.

Thank Maureen M

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