Sights & landmarks in Nairobi

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  • boo98
    Leduc, Canada315 contributions
    We stayed for 2 nights at the start of our month long tour. Rooms are incredible, bed is super comfortable, grounds are lovely and the staff is wonderful. nothing is too much trouble. Food was terrific.
    Written November 19, 2022
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  • Richard L
    London, UK7 contributions
    A little bit outside of Nairobi, but well worth the trip. The taxi cost me about 1000 KSH and took about 35 minutes. The factory is beautiful and the staff are so so friendly and knowledgable. The tour around the facility is informative and interesting. But obviously the most amazing bit is the food! SO much food to eat and enjoy. Gorgeous cheese, crackers and breads made on site, fresh salads and delicious wine. I was struggling to find an Uber to get home as my phone signal was patchy but the staff went absolutely above and beyond and made me feel so welcome and were os helpful! Absolutely recommend!
    Written October 13, 2022
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  • Ryan T
    3 contributions
    This was one of my favorite things I did in Kenya. It can be a bit of a challenge to get there (my uber driver got lost twice) but so worth it! The woman who guided the tour (whose name I have embarrassingly forgotten) has a degree in coffee science and quality control or something like that, and is a wealth of information. On top of that, she's also very pleasant to talk to, and we had a nice conversation as we strolled around the farm.

    And of course the coffee was great! I bought some to bring home but unfortunately I've almost finished it.
    Written November 3, 2022
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  • Asiko Ongaya
    Nairobi, Kenya10 contributions
    The house is artistic and rich in culture and each artifact piece collected has a story behind it. Juliet was Excellent and she took us through a guided tour using a recording done by the Late Allan.Zedekiah was welcoming, warm and happily served our lunch.

    Mutiso makes the best chapatis in the world. If you ever take a tour in this house, pick the lunch option too. Makes sense to pay for the guided tour plus lunch package other than tour alone.
    Written January 13, 2022
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  • fiamma11
    Vienna, VA4,498 contributions
    I find the concept of townships pretty interesting, but directly seeing and experiencing it is very eye-opening as others have said. Definitely worth seeing.
    Written September 29, 2022
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  • KumarL1960
    Greensboro, NC159 contributions
    Excellent staff, great animals but this place looks like it is not being taken care of. I asked one the employees and was told that the owner passed away due to COVID and now the family is fighting over the property.
    I was surprised how well the guide spoke to us, he showed us different kinds of crocks, a whole turtle area (my kids even got to hold a turtle) and even showed us the ostrich farm.
    Folks - get out there and go support this Mamba Village. If more people showed up and paid the entrance fee, I think this place can survive.
    Let's help this Mamba Village get through, we did!
    Written July 21, 2021
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  • Simba
    Johannesburg, South Africa119 contributions
    Pretty gardens and interesting. Have good views of Nairobi’s skyline. However, there is too much trash and that distracted me from enjoying them. I went there because I had been told one gets good views of Nairobi’s skyline. Once there I realized Kenyatta International Conference Centre is more suitable for that purpose.
    Written January 14, 2020
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  • Dan P
    Honolulu20 contributions
    I have seen this mosque in one of online guides recommended to visit in Nairobi.

    I would not say it is a must to see in Nairobi… over all 20-30 minutes would be enough to take a few pictures…You should come when there is no paying going on – I came at 3 PM on Friday.

    You might be stopped by a security guard who would consult with the chief security whether to let you have a tour inside. I did pass the screening 

    Overall the mosques is nice and beautiful, but again nothing special.
    Written January 19, 2020
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  • Gene K
    Alexandria, VA52 contributions
    Had one Sunday in Nairobi so I came here to see a this historic church and experience African worship. Very familiar liturgy, good music and overall positive worship experience. Come early to get a good seat as it was a packed house and I was late, so I had to sit on the side/obstructed view.
    Written July 10, 2019
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  • shek2005
    Mumbai, India830 contributions
    A place where there is nice architecture, and can understand the story & history of the Mosques,.....
    Written July 29, 2017
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  • Per H
    Moshi, Tanzania166 contributions
    I have been to beautiful Commonwealth War Graves in several countries all over the word and this beautiful place did not disappoint me either.
    The cemetery was well maintained - especially because of the upcoming events in connection with 11 11 11.
    There are graves with soldiers from the UK, Canada and several African countries. I usually take time to walk around and study some of the graves with young men who gave their life for a good course (usually).
    Written November 14, 2019
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  • Martin Karari
    Nairobi, Kenya234 contributions
    It is one of the few places in Nairobi you can sit and relax. Unfortunately it is near the main bus stops in Nairobi city centre and therefore crowded with passers-by, preachers, marketers and even street kids. You can get a photo next to the monument and there are guys who do it for a small fee of about 100bob. Tom Mboya is a Kenyan hero who was assassinated about 50m from where the monument stands. The nearby street is named after him.
    Written December 7, 2020
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  • Giants2007
    Hamilton, NJ350 contributions
    Visited this temple during my Nairobi safari vacation. I am glad we stopped by; this place is clean and tranquil. People are nice and helpful. Great place to pass a hour or two for meditation.
    Written January 8, 2018
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  • cgomez100100
    colombia45 contributions
    We showed up only to find out that there was nothing on display at the time. Check by calling before you go because the website had no mention of this fact.
    Written June 12, 2018
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  • Talia E
    3 contributions
    To correct the review below the Eye of Kenya is taller than the Cape Wheel and it is less than half of the price. It also has the most fantastic views and service!
    Written December 30, 2019
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