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Very clean

Very well kept. You wouldn't think that you are in Nairobi, worth a visit and a good place to take... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
A Journey Through a Tumaltous History

The well kept gardens may offer a fleeting respite to the otherwise deeper historical significance... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya
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30 Jan 2018
“Very clean”
25 May 2018
“Excellently maintained”
The War Cemetery is on the south-western outskirts of Nairobi, about 10 kilometres west of the city centre on Ngong Road, which is the main road to the Government Forest Reserve. The cemetery is adjacent to Nairobi race course and is included within...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

The cemetery offers an opportunity for a reflective browse amongst immaculately kept graves in magnificent gardens. We had it all to ourselves on a sunny Sunday afternoon and found it very interesting and peaceful.

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed January 30, 2018

Very well kept. You wouldn't think that you are in Nairobi, worth a visit and a good place to take a stroll.

Thank RickB3036
Reviewed July 24, 2017

The well kept gardens may offer a fleeting respite to the otherwise deeper historical significance of the place. It is here that hundreds of war soldiers, mostly African were buried, fighting a war half of them probably never got to know its meaning. You can...More

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Reviewed March 24, 2017

Good to see how well kept up is this place. Distressing to see how many are there to be remembered while the monkeys play around the memorials. The events here are observed with respect, and can be attended in similar vein.

Thank Andy F
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Its a nice place to remember death and feel the struggle and effort people took for today's freedom.The place is clean and very calm.

Thank qudrahnizar
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The cemetery was part of a city tour our driver picked. It was surprisingly calm and extremly clean, lonely. A short break from the hurly-burly of the city. The graves were very set up very tidy, similar to ones seen in US movies. Nothing spectacular,...More

Thank Roman V
Reviewed December 8, 2016

I was escorted to the Nairobi War Cemetery by Mr. Rod Carkett, Regional General Manager of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission based in Kenya. His pride in his work and his hospitable approach, once again convinced me of the high quality of personnel of the...More

Thank GertOpperman
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The space is very well kept and very quiet. Even at this distance in time its shocking to perceive how many youg man died in order to ensure that we, now, can enjoy freedom. I discover this place due to my geocaching hobby.

Thank Armando M
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This is my 2nd visit here. A place beautifully kept, peaceful and respectful. This is a place to remember, to understand, to give thanks. Some of the headstone inscriptions give much to ponder. Please visit.

Thank AdeWotton
Reviewed August 14, 2016

The team that looks after the Nairobi War Cemetery does an outstanding job of preserving the monuments to the fallen in two world wars. I peaceful place to pay ones respects. Very tidy and well tended.

Thank Miotoni
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