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United Nations Visitor's Service

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all those flags!

The place is huge and boasts of the first buildings that were certified as environmentally friendly!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gmc_pinas
Amazing experience

We went on a very rainy afternoon, but thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Staff was very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
JulsVern
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The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) located in the leafy suburb of Gigiri, Nairobi, is one of the four United Nations Headquarters and the only one in Africa and the Global South. The United Nations Visitors’ Service was established on 9...more
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United Nations Avenue | United Nations Office, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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+254 20 7622034
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is huge and boasts of the first buildings that were certified as environmentally friendly!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gmc_pinas
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We went on a very rainy afternoon, but thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. The excursion was informative, and the gardens are sublime. I highly recommend it, and would do it again (now on a sunny day).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JulsVern
Reviewed 28 August 2018

set up in the lungs/ Nairobi air and fresh air filter the Karura forest, and neighbouring and within the Nairobi Diplomatic District Limuru road at Gigiri. its a fresh and quality clean air place and your nose and lungs feel the pleasure of inhaling natural...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rama D
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I booked a one hour tour as a solo willing to join a group. My group turned out to be one other gal and myself. Our guide GEORGE was absolutely excellent, so well versed on the mission of the United Nations in generalI- it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Liked seeing grounds but did not learn much about UN on our tour. Guide's narration seemed more like inspirational speech than informative session. Also, though advertised as a 10:00-11:00 tour, our visit began about 30 mins late—after a hectic check-in process (names were not listed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank acrose88
UNTour_Nairobi, Manager at United Nations Visitor's Service, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Dear acrose88, Thank you for the feedback. We received it and will work on ourselves to improve on the points you mentioned. Best regards, Visitors' Service Team

Reviewed 25 May 2018

We should be so that the UN has established itself in Africa and if you are in Nairobi do set aside a few hours for the tour. You can book online, you need your passport as ID and at time of writing the fee is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

How often in your life do come across a UN office? The one in Nairobi is not a small office, it's one of the four UN headquarters in the world. It says the UN is our world. How well do you know it? Call the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank K l
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I asked the tour desk at my hotel to make the reservation for me and the UN were expecting me. Remember to take your passport as you have to leave this at the Visitor's Centre as you are shown around. We had a very pleasant...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Great campus, large and open natural areas, well maintained and equipped with wild monkeys that roam around the estate.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jess G
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Good to get more insight about the UN, how it works, how it is organised and etc.Secure and comfortable

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank SuzanaA
UNTour_Nairobi, Manager at United Nations Visitor's Service, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Suzana, Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us!

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harrymoeh
15 August 2017|
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Response from UNTour_Nairobi | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us and for your interest in the work of the UN. Please contact us on: +254-20-762-2043 so we can send you a tour confirmation Looking forward to your visit!
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Mike M
25 September 2015|
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Response from UNTour_Nairobi | Property representative |
Hi Mike, I think you meant the tour, right? The tour lasts about 2 hours.
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Ngao_Mwakideo
6 August 2015|
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Response from UNTour_Nairobi | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your interest in the UN tour. You can book a tour by calling 020 762 2034 or by sending us an e-mail from our contact information (tripadvisor does not permit us to post our email address in this... More
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