Kenya's capital is one of the largest and most influential cities in Africa, an important commercial and financial regional hub. It is the port of entry for most travellers to Kenya and is a vibrant metropolis of bustling markets, interesting history and numerous cultural attractions.
Named after a Maasai watering hole, 'enkare nyarobi', which means 'place of cool waters', Nairobi is known for its tree-lined streets and parks. The skyline, with towering skyscrapers and imposing architecture, draws the attention of visitors from afar.
Highlights of Nairobi
- Karen Blixen Museum
- Visit the city's lovely Uhuru Park
- Numerous museums, as well as the Snake Park
- Nairobi National Park, a game reserve with lions, giraffes and over 400 bird species, is right outside the city
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