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A wake up for First Worlders....

I gave Kibera 3 stars, because there is no way to just write comments without making a rating. I... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Syracuse, New York

Kibra is the largest slum.There is a plan to transform the slum into low cost housing project.If... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Roy A
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

I gave Kibera 3 stars, because there is no way to just write comments without making a rating. I did not want to rate it 1 star as it is not a "bad" place for tourists, it is not really a place for tourists at...More

Thank Joe_Syracuse
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Kibra is the largest slum.There is a plan to transform the slum into low cost housing project.If you visit Kibra you will appreciate life and how ordinary people in the under $1 per day live and go about there business.

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I have visited Kibera 3 times. The people I encountered there are some of the sweetest. It is good to see that there are now some areas with electricity. The government needs to better serve its people. They need to put in sanitation throughout and...More

Thank rchisholm741
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Kibera an attraction? How sick is that! One Million or so living without running water or sanitary facilities in abject poverty and you want to go and see? Really? Unless you have something to bring or contribute you have nothing to do there. But consider...More

1  Thank Pascal C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

There is no reason for tourists to go there unless they have something to contribute like money or gifts to help families. Otherwise it is making a mockery out of poverty.

1  Thank Metti N
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Kibera is the largest slum in Africa with a huge population of low income workers. Do not go alone or after 7pm as it is dangerous. Go with someone who works or lives there. There is good cheap public transport to the area. It is...More

1  Thank Smilin555
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Kibera attraction(slums)..its a beautiful place but never been there i just pass-by. At times i tend to be merciful about the place and those living there and wonder why cant it be renovated & at other times i feel it should remain how it is...More

Thank Veroniq254
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I went to visit a local school and could learn how people live in one of the poorest and biggest neighborhoods in Africa (0,5 million people living there)

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Taxi went through here, slum area, very busy, a lot of people hanging around. Was told not safe at night but seemed ok during the day although I was only driving through. As expected in a slum area, seemed pretty dirty and chaotic with driver...More

Thank suneil p
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Yes, i know that it doesn't seem like a tourist friendly area but it is. Visiting Kenya and going to the magnificent National Parks for safari or Mombasa for some chilling time is absolutely wonderful, but you are missing the real essence of this country....More

Thank DimZar
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1 April 2016|
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Response from adudaliz | Reviewed this property |
Hallo KazPerrth, thank you for your question, i live in Kibera and and can organize your visit . kindly get in touch with me looking forward for your communication, thank you so very much