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“So many trees!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi Arboretum

Nairobi Arboretum
Ranked #14 of 109 things to do in Nairobi
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“So many trees!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

As a natural history lover, I appreciated the interpretive signs and the large number of identification plaques on the trees. Lots of little trails and broad paths run through the park, making it perfect for running or walking. The roads leading into it are also have sidewalks, so it's a perfect jogging destination.

Visited June 2013
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Nairobi, Kenya
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126 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Great escape from the city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

It is a haven in the bustle of Nairobi and a nice place to get away from the traffic and smog. Unfortunately, you'll find trash littering the park at times and the trails can get messy during the rainy season.

Visited February 2013
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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290 reviews
109 attraction reviews
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“Yes its full of trees”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

If you want a walk away from the hustle and bussle then this place is for you.
You will find it full of couples (which sometimes can be very unhappy if you want to share an area) we did see a coupe of church groups holding small masses here, (if thats your thing enjoy)

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank RobE_AdamD
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Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Alleluya”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Go on Sunday morning, you wil see a lot of born again sects praying under the trees, families having fun: it is a green spot in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful pocket of green in a busy city”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

While the facilities could do with a lot of TLC (especially the toilets!!!), the feel of the place is very peaceful, relaxing and serene, which is wonderful for being so close to the heart of Nairobi. There is no entry fee, and it attract all kinds of people, which makes it an interesting place to see a slice of Nairobi's culture. Lots of religious groups and prayer meetings, team-building exercises and other groups. But lots of quiet corners for a picnic too or stroll away from the action. We live in Nairobi and go there regularly!

Visited December 2012
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