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“not bad” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Tom Mboya Statue

Tom Mboya Statue
Ranked #87 of 112 things to do in Nairobi
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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Its awesome we appreciate and commemorate the heroism and dedication of tom mboya. I simply think its on the wrong street. They could have picked a spot on his street. Reason I gave it an average rating

Visited October 2012
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English first
Nairobi, Kenya
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82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Artistic monument”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Great piece of Art work adding onto Nairobi's rich historical heritage attractions. Best day to wander around town is on a Sunday, less traffic both vehicles and people.

Great historical figure of our historical heritage. A must visit

Visited February 2013
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Nairobi
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Piece of Art”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

A statue of a Kenyan fallen Hero from Nyanza, who was among the leaders spearheading for the independence of Kenya. It has a water fountain and a local football team known as Gor Mahia even use it as their shrine. They visit the statue to give thanks each time they win a match. They bath with the water as a sign of receiving blessings from their father, Tom Mboya.

Visited February 2013
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Western Cape, South Africa
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46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A little difficult to get to...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

This statue is located in the middle of a busy intersection in front of the National Archives, so you've got to weave through traffic to get to it, and it's often surrounded by crowds of people sitting on the walls to rest. Not always easy to photograph, but it's worth finding if you're interested in Kenya's history.

Visited December 2012
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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome Icon of Historic Pride”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

It's a source of pride every time I walk by it as it reminds me of all those who fought for Kenya to be what it is today.

Down side though is that too many people hang around it making it an "Idler's Corner"

Visited December 2012
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