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Nairobi Attractions

When you use Expedia, you can book vacations to any part of the world and see things you may have never dreamed of - including Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya in Africa. Nairobi is one of many tourist hubs in Africa and with many wildlife parks nearby, traditional African festivals and celebrations, museums, and other attractions, Nairobi is a fantastic place to plan a vacation. Among the many things to do in Nairobi, the following activities and places are among the best to visit.

The African Heritage house, a must see landmark in Nairobi, is a building built out of mud and clay like traditional African housing and taken from across many African nations. The building houses many art works from across the continent and even accommodates guests who wish to stay overnight in the building. So if you are looking to get a feel for African culture first-hand, this is one of Nairobi tours you will want to add to your list.

If you're interested in seeing famous African creatures such as zebras, giraffes, lions, or hyenas, the Nairobi National Park is one of the perfect Nairobi excursions for you. This local wildlife park features many of the African savannah's most exotic creatures is a great place to take a drive and use a pair of binoculars to see a grazing hippo, ostrich, or lion roaming the plains.

Other top attractions in Nairobi are the Nairobi National Museum, the Kazuri Bead Factory and Pottery Center and the Carnivore Restaurant. Your Nairobi activities can all be planned and organized using Expedia because we not only provide you with discounts on flights, hotels, and rental cars, but also give you packages for tours to Nairobi's hot spots. With unbeatable deals and savings, Expedia is your number one place to plan for a vacation. If Nairobi is marked on your map for an upcoming trip, book with us and we will make sure your experience of Nairobi is unforgettable.

Things to Do in Nairobi with Kids

There's fun for the entire family no matter where you wander in Nairobi. Here are some family friendly experiences you can enjoy together that promise to make your break unforgettable:

Free Things to Do in Nairobi

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's a cinch to amuse yourself in Nairobi without surrendering a penny.

Teleposta Towers - If you enjoy modern-day design and architecture, add this landmark to your schedule.

City Square - Stop for a while in this bustling area and imagine life as a local resident.

Kenyatta Mausoleum - Arrange a visit and find out the importance of this place to the locals.

Uhuru Park - If you take pleasure in pottering about the garden, this attraction will excite your green thumb.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Nairobi


Visitors to Kilimani enjoy its bars, and if you want to do some exploring, Yaya Centre is worth a stop.

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Central Business District

If you're spending some time in Central Business District, City Market and Jeevanjee Gardens are top sights worth seeing.


Ngara might not have many top sights, but Jeevanjee Gardens and City Market are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Moi International Sports Centre is one sight you shouldn't hop back on that plane without seeing.

What can you do in Nairobi for free?

Your vacation in Nairobi needn't cost a bundle with free things like these to keep you on the go:

  • Yaya Centre
  • Uhuru Park
  • Kenyatta University
  • City Market