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Central Park

Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
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Address: Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Central Park with Uhuru Monument

CENTRAL PARK Nairobi Central Park is a neat and clean Park of about 20 acres, near Central Business District (city center) of Nairobi just close to most famous Uhuru Park... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
Tassaduqhussain51
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Multan, Pakistan
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Make sure you pack a picnic when going, the best times are on the weekend when everyone is off, you get to see so many people just having fun

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Thank Vik A
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Central park in Kenya is just located i the city nice relaxing place for those new in Nairobi but nothing interesting.

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Multan, Pakistan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

CENTRAL PARK Nairobi Central Park is a neat and clean Park of about 20 acres, near Central Business District (city center) of Nairobi just close to most famous Uhuru Park bordering Jomo Kenyatta Avenue, Nyerere Avenue and Uhuru Highway. It is often confused as a part of its big neighbor, Uhuru Park, just across Kenyatta Avenue. It is an independent... More 

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Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A nice relaxing park in the heart of the city. We walked through it after going to a festival at Uhuru Park. It was clean and green and very relaxing. I don't understand the reviews talking about homeless people and beggars because I saw none of either. I just saw people napping or picnicking or kids playing.

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Thank Osakachero
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This park is OK for just a short stroll during lunch time or a small break. It is a bit outdated and not clean to be honest. I have seen several poor people just laying at different places behind fences and under trees. Not to be recommended for a nice walk with your girlfriend so to speak.

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Thank HenkKoppelaar
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

after visitting the crafts markets decided to visit the part.. lots of drugged young kids around roaming around.. didn't feel safe

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Thank RMEV
London, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The monument represents the historical signs of ruling political parties since independence. The insignia of the first and the second president of the republic of Kenya are displayed on various sides of the monument. The "rungu" at the top was held by President Moi throughout his tenure, as a sign of power. The cockerel on the sides is a sign... More 

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Thank Mathew M
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a family park with lots to do for the kids, and nice to take a walk. The lily pond and monkeys are nice. There were horse rides for the kids and face painting. I found it very relaxing and stayed longer than expected.

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Thank Redbackspider
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

A very nice place to be during the day. You'll see people finding shady spots all around the park. Very close to the central business districts. Safe during the day. Don't go after dark, I was told about groups who may congregate there at night under the influence and can be threatening. But there's no trace of this during the... More 

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Thank Dave D
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I take my kids here most weekends a lot of fun activities for them.Th e boat ride is must go and the rates are affordable

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