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Things to do in nairobi


Nairobi, the largest city and capital of Kenya, is popularly known as the ""Green City in the Sun."" Famed for its magnificent national parks, wildlife, and beautiful landscapes, the city will charm you with its vibrant culture, amazing places to eat and exciting nightlife. On your list of places to visit in Nairobi, add the famous Nairobi National Park to number one, and thank us later! It is immaculately maintained and is home to Africa's best-known animals - zebra, giraffe, buffalo, black rhino, and the star attraction lions and cheetahs. The park is also a rhino sanctuary.

One of the visitors' favorite things to do in Nairobi is the Nairobi Safari Walk. You also get an opportunity to bond with the orphaned baby elephants and rhinos at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. It is at the main gates of Nairobi National Park. Another tourist attraction adjacent to the park is the Giraffe Centre. People can come face to face here with endangered Rothschild's giraffes. For enthusiasts interested in some fun activities in Nairobi don't miss hiking at the Ngong Hills. The view from the top of the hill will leave you mesmerized. On one side you have the view of the Great Rift Valley and on the other, the downtown area of Nairobi.

A notable landmark in the city is the National Museum- a place that displays the relics and artifacts of cultural and history of the country. This museum represents the rich heritage of Kenya by four distinct themes namely nature, history, culture, and contemporary arts. At the museum, tourists can buy combination tickets to visit the Snake Park, which is adjacent. Apart from the places mentioned above, you can visit the National Railway Museum, Uhuru Gardens, Karen Blixen Museum and Bomas of Kenya.

Nairobi is a bustling, cosmopolitan city with outstanding restaurants, cafes, shops, boutique hotels and modern hotels. While you're there sample the most loved dish, Nyama Choma. It is the famous barbecued meat and is readily available at local restaurants and corners across the city. Talking about nightlife, the city has enough to entice you! There are plenty of bars and clubs in the city, but the best are found in Westlands(suburbs). Club Afrique is a favorite among locals. Casablanca, Blue Line, and Black Diamond are other famous clubs.