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Nairobi

Kenya
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About Nairobi

Nairobi (which means cool water in the Maasai language) was founded in 1899 as a railway camp. Today it is quite westernized, one of Africa's major cities (and the U.N.'s fourth World Centre) and is the capital of Kenya. Rapid development has created a buzzing commercial atmosphere which necessitates holding your wits about you to avoid purse snatchers and the like. The National Museum offers some interesting education, but most travellers pass through Nairobi as a gateway to the National Parks and wildlife encounter/safari experience which are just outside the city.

Popular Attractions in Nairobi

Giraffe Centre
4.4/5
74 Reviews
Nature Reserve
Zoo
The Giraffe Center is home to the endangered Rothschild Giraffe, whose mission is to foster animal protection awareness, provide environmental education, and inspire people to appreciate and protect the diversity of Kenyan animals. This place is very interesting and the content of the event is also colorful. You can observe the giraffes from the second floor balcony of a red building and feed them. This is a very rare experience, especially for children or adults with childlikeness. From the giraffe center you can also cross the adjacent Gogo River and enter the bird sanctuary for an interesting forest walk.
Nairobi National Park
4.5/5
88 Reviews
National Park
Zoo
Nairobi National Park is the only national park located in the capital city in the world. The park's landscape is a mixture of savanna and marshland, where you can see lions, cheetahs, gazelle and other wild animals. It is also the only place where the black rhinoceros can be found in the world, so it is also called the " Ark of Rhinoceros". The marshes in the park feed hundreds of birds.
Nairobi National Museum
4.4/5
67 Reviews
Museum
Kenya is not just a country. It is a beautiful and amazing museum of this world which contains lot of types of animals, oldest culture of human beings and lot of types snakes in Snake Park.Kenya is the best choice to people_x000D_1) who have interest in history of human being's culture,_x000D_2) who have interest in various types of animals,_x000D_3) who have interest in artwork of modern artists and tribal sculptors._x000D_4) who seek beautiful locations to spend their free time with amazing experiences. It is not matter that limit of time! It is 1/2 hour (or) few days, Kenya is best and valuable choice to your time. That's the matter.
Kenyatta Conference Centre
4.5/5
43 Reviews
Modern Architecture
This defining 30 storey structure in Nairobi’s skyline has hosted conferences, international meetings, and exhibitions since 1974.

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Wildlife Safari & Beach Hotel For Honeymooners
From$3,109.90
Carnivore restaurant lunch or dinner from Nairobi
From$46.50
1-Day Trip to Nairobi National Park
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
From$280.90

Nairobi Weather

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Today
Aug 13, 2020
12 °
Mostly Cloudy
12-23
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Aug 14, 2020
13°
Thunderstorms with Rain
13-24
Saturday
Aug 15, 2020
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Thunderstorms with Rain
13-24
Sunday
Aug 16, 2020
12°
Mostly Cloudy
12-26

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I recommended Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Centre.
Here are the best places to visit in Nairobi, including: Giraffe Centre, Bomas of Kenya, Nairobi Animal Orphanage, Lake Bogoria, Masai Village.
The most local speciality is the CaRnivore barbecue restaurant in the suburbs of Nairobi. The barbecues are venison, antelope, zebra, ostrich, and sometimes crocodile meat, each of which is supplemented with the appropriate ingredients. The operation of wild animal meat here is specially approved by the government.
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