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Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park

Neighbourhood: Nairobi Central Business District
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Address: Lang'ata Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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A garden within the city. Its well know for meet ups, leisure, meetings and much more. Visit the place since they are many activities you can participate in.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A garden within the city. Its well know for meet ups, leisure, meetings and much more. Visit the place since they are many activities you can participate in.

Thank Veroniq254
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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758 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Big park.. Decent... Good in the evening... Not good crowd... So little dirty... You can visit if passing by or skip without regrets

Thank TraveKings
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The park is out of the city but embraces both nature and the continuing urbanization. It is a place to experience history and nature. The statues have deep meanings and they are beautiful. My favorite is the Peace, Love & Unity statue and the monument commemorating Kenya's struggle for independence. The inaugural ceremony for Kenya's first president, President Jomo Kenyatta... More 

Thank Pamfillas M
Wasington, DC, United States
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47 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A nice park in the center of town. We just walked through it, but I can see how it would be a nice place to lounge and hang out with friends, read a book, or people watch. They even have a small pond where groups can paddle boat.

Thank Jonta W
Multan, Pakistan
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179 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Uhuru Gardens is a large memorial Park in Nairobi on Langata Road, about 7 kms away from Central Business District (heart of city) towards Nairobi National Park. It was here on these grounds where Kenya's independence from British rule was announced by Kenya's first president, President Jomo Kenyatta on 12 December 1963 in a befitting ceremony. The British flag was... More 

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Cologne, Germany
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Been there during christmas-days. The parc was pretty full, very dirty with loads of trash everywhere, a lot of beggars and a bad feeling throughout the time there. It is green, i give him that, but no reason to go there. Central fountain/statue was strange and not pretty, do not need to go there again.

Thank Roman V
Nairobi, Kenya
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Fresh air and trimmed grass. This is excellent for family relaxation and open to public.a couple of activities though offered at a small fee..

Thank Jeff M
Osaka, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice park in Nairobi. We happened to go on a day when they were having a festival/carnival. It was really fun hanging out with the locals. The park is really big and connected to other parks to make it a large green space right in the city. It's a nice place to relax. I didn't go at night so... More 

Thank Osakachero
Lagos, Nigeria
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It is a freedom park which is free for everyone so don't pay for anything. Bring your mats for picnics however we saw a lot of people there on New years day it was extremely park and so won't be the best place for tourist during public holidays. Also don't go alone go go in groups

Thank livinginlag
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is just a lovely park in the middle of the town. However surrounded by busy roads. It is a nice park to walk around for a while and to enjoy the sunshine. Nice but nothing really special.

Thank HenkKoppelaar

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