Category: Culture

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Kenya National Archives

When you step through the Kenya National Archives entrance, you are pleasantly surprised at the exhibition that greets you at the Murumbi Gallery on the ground floor. It is not what you would expect...

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Embakasi Village Craft Market

The normal practice when shopping at a crafts market is to select your purchases from the choices on display. At Embakasi Village Craft Market, you have the choice of specifying your own design, or...

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African Heritage

The African Heritage, started in the early 1970’s by Alan Donovan, Joseph and Sheila Murumbi, has the distinction of being the first Pan African Gallery in Africa. Joseph Murumbi, Kenya’s second Vice President, and...

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Nairobi Railway Museum

Have you ever wondered how Nairobi came into existence? Why was it established at its present location? How did it look like then and at various stages in its history? The best place to...

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Maasai Market

The vibrant Maasai Market in Nairobi, a true festival of colour and form, offers an opportunity for handicraft shoppers to buy some of the rich collection of African arts and crafts available in Kenya at reasonably low prices. It attracts throngs of locals and tourists alike looking for unique handicrafts to adorn their homes,themselves or as gifts to friends and family.

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African Heritage House

Reputed to be the most photographed house in Africa, African Heritage House enchants all who visit it. The prestigious Architectural Digest described it as “an architecture rising from the sere Kenyan plain like an...