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Kibera

Nairobi, Kenya
+254 721 159471
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Exciting Slum Visit

Exploring the vast Kibera slums gives you a totally different perception of life. I live few... read more

Reviewed yesterday
KevinTravel254
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Interesting to see, awful to stay

A place to see while visiting Nairobi, the capital of the great country of Kenya. For Europeans... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dairis
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Riga, Latvia
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
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“eye opening” (7 reviews)
“slum area” (4 reviews)
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed yesterday

Exploring the vast Kibera slums gives you a totally different perception of life. I live few kilometers away from this place and even though I totally understand and appreciate the kind of life lived here, I find it interesting to learn how people view the...More

Thank KevinTravel254
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A place to see while visiting Nairobi, the capital of the great country of Kenya. For Europeans seem awful place to live, but the locals say it's still ok. :) Very, very poor...

Thank Dairis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Passed Kibera a couple of times during our visit in Nairobi. It's one of the biggest slums in Africa and it's so sad to see that people have to live this way. The contrast with the area of the other side of the Nairobi-Uganda Rd...More

Thank MosseTurku
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Big slum of Nairobi, where lives 1,7 million people. Rubbish everywhere, functioning railway as a main street, shops, hair salons, vegetable street venders. A lot of childrens are around. Pure life of poor Africa. The place to visit to understand how good is our life.

Thank Alexanderfokichev
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Kibera is scarcely a beautiful place to visit, but one has to consider that it's a triumph of the human will. There is every type of service and market need to be found there, The inhabitants are incredibly innovative and sell everything

Thank africanman_840
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

First things I will say is that most tour companies are not honest however there is one tour called agape hope for kibera slums tours. This is a CBO a charity to which I have worked with and so has many other charities. I work...More

Thank d_taddei
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

To be honest the rating done its coz one cannot write a review or comment without rating. This is one of the informal settlements in Kenya. Great people despite the living conditions. Not sure its mean to be on trip advisor though!

Thank Samuel P
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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

2  Thank Joe_Syracuse
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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

2  Thank rchisholm741
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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
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Darius N
1 December 2017|
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Response from d_taddei | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes I can it's a charity based tour called agape hope for kibera slums tours the charity I work a uk based charity works with them and collins wasonga lives there and knows a lot search for him or agape hope for kibera... More
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KazPerrth
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
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