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Address: State House Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Nairobi Arboretum the next Paradise

It pleasure and fascinating to walk in the forest where monkeys and various species of trees both indigenous and exotic. The place is cool and probably good for one to reconcile... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mombasa, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was good to escape the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. The arboretum is clearly quite neglected but the potential is there. It was good to see locals in a more relaxed surroundings; there was a choir practising in the middle and people strolling/running around. There is also some wildlife with monkeys running around.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice, tranquil place to pass your time, do some walking or jogging and breath in some fresh air away from the Nairobi traffic

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Thank Mikey C
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very interesting visit to explore (part of) the vast variety of plants and flowers present in the region.

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San Jose, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were itching for a good walk, and opted to walk to the Nairobi Arboretum from the Yaya Shopping Mall. Our walk to the arboretum was better than the arboretum itself. There was a 20-shilling admission price (about 20 cents US), but they would not accept Kenyan Shillings, only Impesa (cell phone money exchange). We told the guard that we... More 

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Thank Steve H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like walking in parks yes its a good place.Camp sites and also a nice place for relaxing and talking photos.

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Thank qudrahnizar
Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It pleasure and fascinating to walk in the forest where monkeys and various species of trees both indigenous and exotic. The place is cool and probably good for one to reconcile his mind in the weekends. It is a restoration center in fact it enhance psychotherapy principles of stress release and health restoration , good to take someone for counselling... More 

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Multan, Pakistan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Nairobi Arboretum is a beautiful forest reserve of about 75 acres with stretched green lawns, dense trees and wonderful nature trails. It is home to about 100 species of birds, more than 350 species of indigenous and exotic plants, a large number of monkeys and love spot for romantic couples. Lovebirds enjoy spending romantic moments in its secluded spots. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

It's a good place to visit if you need peace and calm environment outside town. It is located in state house area of Nairobi. Good for family and group bonding

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Thank Leonard G
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you want to go as a group to someplace quiet in the serene parts of Nairobi, this is up there. It's free entry, with vendors selling ice cream,sweets and the rest closer to the gate. Just come with a plan on what to eat if you are spending the whole day there.

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Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

held a farewell picnic on sunday, brought food and drinks...free entry. DO NOT LITTER PLEASE :) limited no. of restrooms but haha u know what 2 do :)

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