Places to visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi

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Places to visit in Kenya’s capital Nairobi

Here are a number of shopping malls, coffee houses and establishments to go out. Further the most popular sights, musea and parcs. If you want to shop in Nairobi there are plenty of them as: Greenspan Mall (Donholm), Yaya Centre (Hurlingham), Sarit Centre (Westlands), Westgate Shopping Mall (Westlands), ABC Place (Westlands), The Village Market (Gigiri), Junction Shopping Mall (Ngong Road), Prestige Plaza (Ngong Road), Crossroads Shopping Centre (Karen), T-Mall (Langata), Garden City Mall (Thika Road), Thika Road Mall (Thika Road). Or do you look for the best coffeehouses? The Nairobi Java House is a coffee house and restaurant chain with branches located around the city including one at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Other coffee chains include Art Caffe, Dormans Coffee House and Savannah, which is part of Sasini Tea.

Shopping malls

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Shopping malls in Nairobi include:

Greenspan Mall (Donholm),
Yaya Centre (Hurlingham),
Sarit Centre (Westlands),
Westgate Shopping Mall (Westlands),
ABC Place (Westlands),
The Village Market (Gigiri),
Junction Shopping Mall (Ngong Road),
Prestige Plaza (Ngong Road),
Crossroads Shopping Centre (Karen),
T-Mall (Langata),
Garden City Mall (Thika Road)
Thika Road Mall (Thika Road).

Nakumatt, Uchumi, and Tuskys, Naivas are the largest supermarket chains with modern stores throughout the city.

Coffee houses and restaurants

The Nairobi Java House is a coffee house and restaurant chain with branches located around the city including one at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Other coffee chains include Art Caffe, Dormans Coffee House and Savannah, which is part of Sasini Tea.

Nightlife

Nairobi’s night life is popular with tourists, young and old. From a collection of gourmet restaurants offering local and international cuisine, Nairobi has something to offer to every age and pocket. Most common known food establishments include The Carnivore and The Tamarind Restaurants which have outlets in Langata, City Centre, and the Village Market. For those more discerning travellers, one can choose from a wide array of local cuisine, Mediterranean, fast food, Ethiopian, and Arabian.

The city’s nightlife is mostly centred along friends and colleagues meeting after work especially on Fridays – commonly known as “Furahiday” (Happy Day), theme nights, events and concerts, and Shisha cafés. The most popular clubbing spots are centred in upmarket Westlands which has come to be known as “Electric Avenue”, Karen, Langata, Hurlingham, and “uptown” venues in the city centre. Nairobians generally go out every day of the week and most establishments are open till late.

Places to visit

Bomas of Kenya
City Park
David Sheldrick Centre
Florida Discothèque (demolished)
Garden City Shopping Complex
Giraffe Centre
Karen Blixen Home
Karen Blixen Museum
Kenyatta International Conference Centre Rooftop and View of City Skyline
Nairobi Mamba Village
Nairobi National Museum
Nairobi National Park (incl. Nairobi Safari Walk)
Oloo’s Children Center in Kibera Slums
Ngong Racecourse
Splash Water World
The Nairobi Arboretum
The Carnivore
The Karura Forest
The Memorial Park Garden
The National Council of Churches of Kenya HQ, Hurlingham
Uhuru Gardens
Uhuru Park
United Nations Office at Nairobi
Utamaduni Craft Centre

Other sites include Jomo Kenyatta’s Mausoleum, Kenya National Theatre, and the Kenya National Archives. Art galleries in Nairobi include the Rahimtulla Museum of Modern Art (Ramoma), the Mizizi Arts Centre, and the Nairobi National Museum.

Climat

Nairobi is located in the tropical climate zone, but because of its high location, it has a very pleasant climate. The average annual temperature is 19 ° C, the average annual rainfall is 1024.2 mm. In the warmest month of March the temperature averages 20.5 ° C, during the coldest month of July averages 16.8 ° C. Most precipitation falls in April with an average of 219.4 mm. while on average 17.5mm of water falls in July.

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