Here are the top 11 tourist attractions to see in Nairobi :

1. National Park

4.5 /5

8 km
from city center
1 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

The National Park is the most famous attraction in Nairobi, which organises a thrilling safari drive for the travellers, taking you through the dense grasslands where you could see the wildlife - lions, cheetah, black rhinos, hippos and giraffes. Come here and get acclimatised with the nature in the purest form.

2. Karen Blixen Museum

4.3 /5

14 km
from city center
2 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

A popular spot right on the foothills of Ngong Valleys, Karen Blixen Museum was once a house owned by Danish Author Karen and her Husband, Baron Bror von Blixen Fincke. Just about ten kilometres from the main downtown, the Museum has all the collections symbolizing the remarkable Kenyan history of a different era. The farmhouse became extremely famous with the release of the movie 'Out of Africa' an Oscar winning film based on Karen's life.

3. David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

4.2 /5

11 km
from city center
3 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Tourists visiting the National Park of Nairobi often stop at its gate to explore what is known as the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. A must-visit attraction for all the animal lovers, visitors often come to see and bond with the young abandoned elephants and rhinos.

4. National Museum

3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
4 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Established in 1929, Nairobi National Museum is a magnificent collection of the local art masterpieces, culture and palaeontology. The museum stands beside a botanical garden, having many medicinal plants and herbs. There is also a snake house which attracts many visitors.

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5. Giraffe Centre

3.8 /5

13 km
from city center
5 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Established in 1970s by Jock Leslie-Melville, this breeding and conservation centre educates about the endangered Rothschild's giraffe. Come here and be ready to get up, close and personal with these graceful creatures.

6. Railway Museum

3.7 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Built in 1971, the world famous Nairobi Railway Museum is a spectacular landmark promising to protect and showcase the precious antique records of the railways of East Africa. The museum has many galleries displaying the age old collections of local trains.

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7. Bomas of Kenya

3.7 /5

8 km
from city center
7 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Bomas meaning residence is a thrilling tour taking you through the significant tribes of Kenya. The native groups staying in their villages gives a fascinating understanding about every tribe's societal structure, music, dance and so much more.

8. Kenyatta International Conference Centre

3.6 /5

0 km
from city center
8 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

The world class Kenyatta International Conference Centre is best known for holding official gatherings, meetings and conferences. Magnificently tall and giving amazing views from its balconies and terrace, the building is one of the most prominent landmarks in the city.

9. Ngong Hills

3.6 /5

24 km
from city center
9 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Located towards the west of the capital is the picturesque Ngong Hills. The speciality of these hills is that they have distinct seven hump-like structure which resembles the Knuckles of a fist and offer astonishing views of Karen and the Great Rift Valley.

10. National Archives

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

A major landmark in the capital, National Archives was established in an old building. Showcasing the rich Kenyan tribal social culture and also the history, art works and information on politics of the country. The collection of artefacts and paintings, that dominates the majority of the building is truly inspiring and attracts several visitors from different nations.

11. Masaai Market

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
11 out of 11
places to visit in Nairobi

Widely popular and extremely recommended by every local, Masaai market is a must-visit for handicraft shoppers. From the historic African paintings to amazing handicrafts, this endless market is all the more attractive because of its cheap rates.

FAQs on Nairobi

What are the top sightseeing places in Nairobi?

The top sightseeing places in Nairobi are National Park, Karen Blixen Museum, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, National Museum, Giraffe Centre, Railway Museum.

How much does a package cost for Nairobi?

The packages for Nairobi start at INR 24900 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Nairobi?

Rental cars, taxis and matatu (buses) are the means of transport in Nairobi. Cars can be hired from the airport or from rental services. Your hotel might even arrange one for you. Metered taxis are not available, so you have to decide on a price before the trip. Taxis are also expensive, but you can book them for an entire day to take you around. But, locals as well as tourists tend to use Uber to get around. Matatus are mini buses used to travel within the city. However, they are in poor condition, with average drivers. Conductors will lean outside and shout out a price as well as the busê destination. These matatus may soon be banned by the Government.
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What are the top hotels in Nairobi?

There are 1063 Hotels in Nairobi which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Nairobi are Diani Springs Apartments Nairobi, Yunises Place, Brookside Westlands, Furnished 2 Bedroom Apartment, Garden view apartment, Rose Apartment. You can see all the hotels in Nairobi here
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