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Tom Mboya Statue

Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Would be better without the chaos

If you're going to have a statue put it somewhere pleasant not in a hetic area the street is far... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
d_taddei
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Hawick, United Kingdom
Chance

We saw this by chance as we left the Archives, what and inspirational individual who did lots for... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
MGRother
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  • Excellent7%
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  • Average50%
  • Poor7%
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“archives” (3 reviews)
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Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

If you're going to have a statue put it somewhere pleasant not in a hetic area the street is far too busy even take a picture

Thank d_taddei
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We saw this by chance as we left the Archives, what and inspirational individual who did lots for his country.

Thank MGRother
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Initially the monument was well done but unfortunately it has been vandalized and neglected. If revived, it can serve as a great reminder of Kenyan history.

Thank Samuel P
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Its good to learn about Kenya history. The only limitation is that the place is crowded especially during the day.

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tom Mboya Monument is a statue of Tom Mboya along the Moi Avenue about 500 meters from Khoja Mosque in front of Hilton Park on eastern side. It was erected in 2011 in honour of Tom Mboya, a Kenyan minister who was assassinated in 1969,...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

I not really know what to say about this place. It is one of the few places in Nairobi city centre where you can actually sit down while waiting for someone. It however gets quite crowded so one has to always be on the look...More

Thank Chicitakenia
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is located on a crowded Moi Avenue. Very historical, Tom Mboya was one of the greatest trade unionist Kenya has ever had. He was killed by a gun man along Moi Avenue. The Statue has been idolized, especially by people from his Luo community...More

Thank Nyikuri I
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

This statue is located in the Central Business District - close to the National Archives in Nairobi. Obviously Tom Mboya is an important historical/political figure in Kenya, but I am just not sure that this statue is in the right location. The statue itself is...More

Thank Neil J
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

Flying trash, dust and blaring noises from PAs of like 30 self proclaimed healers, pastors and magicians trying to squeeze the last penny from onlookers. The statue itself is derelict. The place is a sheer nuisance to be and you will be lucky if you...More

Thank Crispus M
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Struggling a bit when such places are being presented as an "attraction" to visitors in Nairobi. CBD is an interesting place and gives a sense of Nairobi, the character of which is already well documented.

Thank Guilfybear
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