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Nairobi

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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.

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Kenyatta Conference Centre
4.5/5
39 Reviews
Modern Architecture
This defining 30 storey structure in Nairobi’s skyline has hosted conferences, international meetings, and exhibitions since 1974.
Nairobi National Park
4.5/5
77 Reviews
National Park
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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.
Giraffe Centre
4.4/5
71 Reviews
Zoo
Nature Reserve
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 Museum
4.4/5
71 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.

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25 May 2020
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