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August 7th Memorial Park

Moi Avenue/Hail Selassie Junction, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 722 547976
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It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house the American Embassy in Nairobi. Its a place to think and reflect on the importance of peace and co-existence. Visitors can view a shot video in regards to how this happened, presentation from the resident expert and general Park view and photography. The Park also runs a small conference center that can have up to 100 people per seating.
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Moi Avenue/Hail Selassie Junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

I had visited this park as part of a walking tour through Nairobi. It was a nice break from the hectic city. The park was small but it was well done as a memorial to the tragic bombing of the American embassy in 1998. There...More

Thank Bill C
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Despite its sad past, its a beautiful place to visit both in memory of the victims of the bomb blast and even for one to relax and unwind.

Thank Samuel P
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

If you could only visit one site in Kenya, this is it. A museum, a memorial park, a memorial wall and the quiet. The mission statement says 'a place where the public would be educated about the futility of violence and the essence of peace.'...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great place to have a quiet time for thyself or with a group of friends.Great place to meditate and have personal reflections.Location is central as it is in the heart of the City.Lovely scenery and monument.

Thank Roy A
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We visited the place just our short tour to Nairobi the Kenya Capital with Ancient Wild Safaris the place is just after the Kenyatta International Convention Center the view point, there At the Memorial park there is so much movies and stories telling how the...More

Thank salesancient W
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Once you get into the memorial park its just calm and quiet its very nice place to relax.Inside the busy Nairobi so lovely.

Thank qudrahnizar
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you are tired of walking, this is the place to visit and sit I once took a nap there and no one touched me - but be careful not to leave your valuables unattended

Thank Tabiii
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Unlike the Jeevanjee gardens this park is calm and quite. You pay 20 cents at the entrance for park maintenance but it's worth it. The other good thing about this place is that it's located in a very secure and convenient place.

Thank Kenyanbackpacker
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

This is the same as American Embassy Memorial Garden Worth a visit. This is where the terror against America started...

Thank dhananjayaa
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place is a honor of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a place to offer tribute to the loss of people from many countries who lost their lives serving in the great cooperative house, American embassy, and even the citizens,...More

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