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“Lovely Scenery” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Nairobi Arboretum

Nairobi Arboretum
Ranked #15 of 109 things to do in Nairobi
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Lovely Scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

With people praying in the background, kids playing and screaming. Its a great spot to just walk around and take in the uniqueness that this place offers.
Bridal groups and school children roaming about. :). One of a kind

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Elenor M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Good park too dirty”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

There are few places to go inside the city where you can walk, run and lay on the grass. Arboretum park is one of them. I went there with my wife on a Sunday morning and we took a lovely walk around it. It was full of people, I guess it is a meeting place where Kenyans go to pray or to meet others people. There are huge trees and lot of flowers but it was absolutely dirty. It may be cleaner on Mondays, but on weekends is very dirty.

Visited November 2012
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Nice place to hang around but nothing much to do”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Nice place to hang around but nothing much to do. Its a great track to walk and play but that's it. There is nothing extra inside.

Visited June 2013
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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
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“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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