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August 7th Memorial Park: Tours & Tickets

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14 May 2019
“August 7th memorial park”
7 Dec 2018
“Well maintained”
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It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house the American Embassy in Nairobi. Its a place to think and reflect on the importance of peace and co-existence. Visitors can view a shot video in regards to how this happened...more
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Moi Avenue/Hail Selassie Junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 722 547976
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Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Found it very interesting seeing how it happened. Shows all the victims on the wall. Very well maintained.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank iaint8
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The memorial park is well maintained and holds the history of the terrorist attack that happened. Lots of people opt to visit the place to rest, meditate and have meetings, though sometimes it can be very crowded

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

It's a quite interesting place, you learn all there is to know about the terrorist attack on the US ambassy. However, there is not much to see and it's maybe a bit expensive for what it is.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank biancam115
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I had visited this park as part of a walking tour through Nairobi. It was a nice break from the hectic city. The park was small but it was well done as a memorial to the tragic bombing of the American embassy in 1998. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bill C
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Despite its sad past, its a beautiful place to visit both in memory of the victims of the bomb blast and even for one to relax and unwind.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Samuel P
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

If you could only visit one site in Kenya, this is it. A museum, a memorial park, a memorial wall and the quiet. The mission statement says 'a place where the public would be educated about the futility of violence and the essence of peace.'...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Motorcyclebuds
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Great place to have a quiet time for thyself or with a group of friends.Great place to meditate and have personal reflections.Location is central as it is in the heart of the City.Lovely scenery and monument.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Roy A
Reviewed March 28, 2017

We visited the place just our short tour to Nairobi the Kenya Capital with Ancient Wild Safaris the place is just after the Kenyatta International Convention Center the view point, there At the Memorial park there is so much movies and stories telling how the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank salesancient W
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Once you get into the memorial park its just calm and quiet its very nice place to relax.Inside the busy Nairobi so lovely.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank qudrahnizar
Reviewed February 21, 2017

If you are tired of walking, this is the place to visit and sit I once took a nap there and no one touched me - but be careful not to leave your valuables unattended

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Tabiii
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