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

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A relaxing garden in the middle of the city turbulence

We went to explore this space driven by the geocaching addiction. It turns out to be a very pleasent place full of small spaces where you can be in close contact with the nature... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 25, 2016
Armando M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

We went to explore this space driven by the geocaching addiction. It turns out to be a very pleasent place full of small spaces where you can be in close contact with the nature and away from the big city. It's a very good place to jogging or simply to walk.

Thank Armando M
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

The arboretum is not as huge as I expected. I guess I should learn to lower my expectations a bit 😆. Its nice and green with huge tress probably many years old. There was an ancient pit latrine that stunk so bad and at the time I was using it I couldn't stop thinking it was guna cave in! There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

This is one place that is always busy ...and understandably so. This is the place for romantic walks, a great jog/run, weddings and concerts. Entrance is free except if you want to take photos, that is 1000 sh or 10 USD and to take videos is 40000 sh or 400 USD. Beautiful place!

Thank Dotts0908
Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Best enjoyed with a group of friends. You can come and enjoy a game of football while at it. Also there is a trail where you can engrave your name and that of your sweetheart on tree barks.

Thank wachijnr
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016

Good city break, very big park. Would be a nice place for a pic nic. Very crowded on weekends; lots of people shooting videos and taking pictures or signing, which adds to the atmosphere.

Thank Marjoriedlang
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I was able to walk to the arboretum and enter through the small entrance near the shell gas station. The trails are wandering and pleasant, and it's nice to walk in Nairobi. The facilities, signage, and bathrooms, however are poorly maintained. Shame on you city of Nairobi for not doing more to maintain this city resource, pick up trash, and... More 

Thank jbrem27
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

My rotary club would jog at arboretum on saturday mornings. The scenery and jogging trail are worth a visit. I have also picnicked at the park and which I quite enjoyed. Would highly recommend a visit

Thank Yvonne N
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Serene in one word for this place in the one of the largest cities in Africa. Away from the hustle bustle of the city, relax and unwind with your family

Thank chotu6277
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

The Nairobi Arbotereum is a huge green park in the city. Located along the State House road this is a brilliant place to visit - a sanctuary of green & vegetation in the middle of an urban concrete, glass & steel jungle.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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33 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

If you want to be quiet for a day or two then the best place to visit is the Nairobi Arboretum. A nice and cool place.

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