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“Stay away!!!!”
Review of River Road

River Road
Ranked #34 of 44 Shopping in Nairobi
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

This street is not only dirty and filthy, it is totally unsafe for tourists to walk in this area. Theft and fraud is rife in this area and if you treasure your belongings you will surely stay away from this area of the CBD

2  Thank Jaco C
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

It just started like a nice plywood where my ghetto niggard ray boy came along n called for a visit to the place. Getting all the goodness, i got it . I liked the trip and had fun wit him.Kismuderubosh

2  Thank Ramadhan K
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Not for the faint hearted. But if you are willing to do the leg work, there are bargains to be found. Everything from fabric, haberdashery & electronics to car parts & even motor bikes.
Not a place for tourists to venture alone as you will not get bargains but a local friend can negotiate the bargains for you.

1  Thank RobCinOz
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

Again Im not sure why river road needs a rating. No tourist is likely to visit - unless of course their car breaks down and they decide to buy the spare parts themseves

2  Thank anoop l
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

River Road is one of those magnificent places full of strange sights and smells, where noise and dust assault your senses and chaotic scenes meet the eye. It is worth a quick look, but I did not see any shops that are really geared towards tourists. River road seemed to be more of an experience than a shopping destination. Interesting and worth a quick look.

Thank Fiver75
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