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...

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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...

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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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Uhuru Park

The history of Uhuru Park, the most popular recreational park in Nairobi, is a rich tapestry of strife and celebration in Kenya. The sight of soldiers resplendent in colorful uniforms and marching to music...



Updated June 2014 The Ngongathon is an 11km timed racing event organized annually by the Nairobi Hash House Harriers on a trail that leaves runners questioning their sanity as they take on a series...