13 Best Things to Do in Nairobi

13 Best Things to Do in Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya (B)

Looking for things to do in Nairobi ? Read on... Nairobi, the country’s bustling capital city, will most likely be your portal to Kenya. These days, it is often overlooked by tourists in favour of Nairobi’s more beautiful attractions and is used as a mere stepping stone to them. However, it was once the capital of British East Africa, rich in colonial history.

There are only four United Nations headquarters in the world where one can tour the premises. The Nairobi hub is one of them, while the others are in New York, Vienna and Geneva. You will be able to learn about the work of the United Nations, walk through the corridor of flags, see the green building and perhaps spot some African dignitaries too.

Elephant calves orphaned by poaching are brought here from around the country. They receive specialized treatment and personal care, 24 hours a day. The highly dedicated staff become surrogate mothers to the calves. Eventually the elephants are moved to Tsavo National Park and reintroduced into wild elephant herds. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 13 Best Things to Do in Nairobi
Guide Location: Kenya » Nairobi
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sara Essop
Read it on Author's Website: https://inafricaandbeyond.com/13-things-to-do-in-nairobi
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • United Nations Headquarters in Africa
  • Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage
  • Solar Ice Rink
  • Parliament House
  • August 7th Memorial Park
  • Nairobi National Museum
  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre
  • Karen Blixen Museum
  • Nairobi National Park
  • Giraffe Manor
  • Kazuri Beads Factory
  • Entim Sidai

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