Author: LivinginNairobi

Bird of Peace sculpture at Nairobi City Park 11

Nairobi City Park

As parks go in this city, Nairobi City Park stands above most in its rich biodiversity. A recent biodiversity survey of the Park by Friends of Nairobi City Park identified about 988 species of...

runda 1

Runda Estate

Runda Estate is one of the most affluent neighborhoods in Nairobi. The homes and buildings in this neighborhood can only be described as palatial with well manicured gardens, and clean, well maintained streets courtesy...

Donholm Area 3

Donholm Area

Donholm, Savannah, Greenfield, Sunrise, and Jacaranda Estates These residential estates, situated on Donholm Road off Outer Ring Road, are part of the greater Embakasi region in the Eastlands of Nairobi. They are bounded by...

buruburu 0

Buruburu

Popularly known as Buru, this Eastlands neighbourhood situated in Makadara Division of Nairobi stretches from Buruburu phase 1 close to Kariobangi South, all the way to phase 5 on Jogoo Road. It was developed...

simba villas 5

Simba Villas and Baraka Estate

These residential estates, situated in Embakasi across from Embakasi military barracks, are part of the greater Embakasi region of Nairobi. Baraka Estate was built in the early 2000s, targeting middle income earners, and consists...

tumaini 7

Embakasi Area

Tumaini, Tassia, Pipeline, Avenue Park, and Fedha Estates These residential Estates, situated along Outer Ring Road between Nairobi River and the North Airport Road roundabout, are part of the greater Embakasi Division in the...

2

Embakasi Village, Nyayo Estate

Embakasi Village started off in the 1950s as the location of the infamous Embakasi Prison, nicknamed “Satan’s Paradise”, one of the most notorious prisons during the State of Emergency imposed by the British Colonial...

Sculpture park bench at Jeevanjee gardens 0

Jeevanjee Gardens

Donated to the residents of Nairobi in 1906 by Alibhai Mullah Jeevanjee, this 5 acre recreational park is one of few green spaces gracing Nairobi City. The park has on more than one occasion...