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

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A beatiful experience for people who love trees and plants

Nairobi Arboretum is a large park with walking paths. The park has a large collection of trees from different parts of the world, including South America and Australia. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
New Delhi, India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can reach this place on foot also. Its very near to the University crossing. around 10 mins walk from there. Its a big park with lots of lots trees. You can walk, jog or just seat down and breath fresh air. Has a nominal entry fee.

Thank Spurkait
New Delhi, India
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nairobi Arboretum is a large park with walking paths. The park has a large collection of trees from different parts of the world, including South America and Australia. The beautiful part is that all the different types of trees have been marked out so one can learn about them. Trees from different parts of the world were planted here on... More 

1 Thank akshayhiremath
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very good place for jogging and meditating and just breathing fresh air! lots of flora and fauna to indulge for environmental lovers. events and activities have known to take place including the recent Koroga Festival events. Catch natural animals and birds living within this environment. it is managed by the Kenya Forest Service

1 Thank WAUDO M
Freetown, Sierra Leone
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the arboretum to walk my dog, it was a trip down memory lane as I used to go as a child. It was awful! Poorly maintained, rubbish strewn, down & outs sleeping on the grass, strange preachers shouting about the wrath of God and dodgy looking characters lurking behind trees. It's an experience for sure, just not a... More 

Thank Annie202014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here two times and I liked it a lot.Went with family for a gathering just to have fun. We played football,lots of games.Went back for a date.Its a great place for a picnic.Its cool,has lots of vegetation, and very spacious. Even when there are lots of people there is lots of space for all. You get to... More 

Thank felista k
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to have a quiet family get together, a picnic or just to enjoy the gardens and the peace and quiet.

Thank John S
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

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

Thank lewintrixvicker

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