Places you must visit in Nairobi


Nairobi is a city bustling with life, unlike any other city in the world, a place where you can go on amazing animal safari, or visit a museum of Human history ( origin of mankind) or simply enjoy the city life. The city is full of surprises,  there a quite a few places you must visit in Nairobi

The following are some of the best tourist destinations in Nairobi;

Nairobi National Museum: Kenya is archeologically known as home to mankind’s earliest ancestors, and the National Museum is a great place to start exploring Kenya’s cultural riches.

Nairobi National Park: The world’s first city park, established in 1945 is still probably it’s most famous, due to its unique location within a city center, and no other city in the world can claim that title. This is by far the most popular tourist destination in Nairobi.

David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage: Established in 1977 soon after the death of David Sheldrick a famous Naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya’s giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976.offers a fascinating close encounter with the world’s largest land mammals – or at least the orphaned young ones!

Giraffe Center: founded by the late couple Betty and Jock Leslie Melville in 1979. Betty discovered the sad plight of the Rothschild giraffe which was near extinction numbering only 120 at the time on an 18,000-acre ranch in Western Kenya that was scheduled for sub-division and settlement;

The Karen Blixen Coffee House and Museum: This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1917 and 1931, until she left Kenya, going back to her native homeland(Denmark) after a series of personal tragedies.

Bomas Of Kenya: is located a few Kilometers from the city center and features numerous homesteads reflecting Kenya’s cocktail of cultures which has been faithfully recreated for visitors to experience a true Kenyan, traditional village life.

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