Places to be visited in Nairobi (EN)

Keep in mind that, almost in every place to be visited, the entry fee is listed in three main categories; Citizen, Resident and Tourist (Non-residents). The price levels are also different.

Bomas of Kenya: An Open air Museum where you can see the Boma samples based on Tribal cultures and Cultural Performances which happens once a day.

Elephant Orphanage: Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) is the place you can see, touch and adopt an orphan elephant. The public shows are done daily from 11:00 to 12:00 am.

Giraffe Center: Here is the only place you can feed, touch and even kiss a giraffe in the world. It is operated by a non-profit organization. Open all the day time.

Karen Blixen Museum: was home to Danish Author, poet and Artist- Karen Blixen. Made famous by the Oscar Award winning film ‘Out of Africa’, based on Karen’s autobiography by the same title, the then farmhouse was established as a museum in 1986 by the National Museums of Kenya. The museum continues to captivate visitors inspired by Karen’s life story.

KICC-Roof Top: Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) is a State Corporation whose objective and purpose is to promote the business of Meetings, Incentives travel, Conferences and Exhibitions. If you go up Roof top of the tower, you will have a panoramic view of Nairobi.

Railway Museum: Adjacent to Nairobi railway station. Containing exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbors Corporation. It is operated by Kenya Railways.

National Museum: The Nairobi National Museum in Kenya was officially opened in 1930 under the British rule, and was named Coryndon Museum – after Robert Coryndon who was a British governor here in Kenya. Later on Dr. Louis Leakey, a Kenyan anthropologist appealed for an extension of the National Museum in Kenya so as to harbor galleries.

 Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel: If you do not stay here, you must go for a coffee at least, A beloved landmark dating back to 1904,  has played a pivotal role in Kenya’s historical legacy notably as the town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew around the property.

to be continued