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August 7th Memorial Park

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Address: Moi Avenue/Hail Selassie Junction, Nairobi, Kenya
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It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house...

It was set up after the August 7th bomb blast in Nairobi. It used to house the American Embassy in Nairobi

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Nairobi City Walking Tour with Traditional Kenyan Lunch

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Calm and quite place

Unlike the Jeevanjee gardens this park is calm and quite. You pay 20 cents at the entrance for park maintenance but it's worth it. The other good thing about this place is that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Leonard G
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are tired of walking, this is the place to visit and sit I once took a nap there and no one touched me - but be careful not to leave your valuables unattended

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unlike the Jeevanjee gardens this park is calm and quite. You pay 20 cents at the entrance for park maintenance but it's worth it. The other good thing about this place is that it's located in a very secure and convenient place.

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Thank Leonard G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the same as American Embassy Memorial Garden Worth a visit. This is where the terror against America started...

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Thank DhananJAYa A
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place is a honor of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi, Kenya. It is a place to offer tribute to the loss of people from many countries who lost their lives serving in the great cooperative house, American embassy, and even the citizens, visitors and many others. The place is accessible during the day, convenient. It feels good... More 

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Kitale, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A cool environment to relax as you wait for some appointment or to cool down, its cheap and just within town, its a place yu can hold small birthday party or engagement or even chama meeting becoz of the available tents and chairs. Cool breeze

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Thank _mmtira
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The number of names of victims of the bombing engraved on the memorial wall is stunning and saddening, but the nearby museum exhibits tell not only the tale of tragedy but also stories of survivors and rescuers, and memorable quotes notable visitors to this urban oasis and place of remembrance.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This was build in memory of 1998 August terrorist attack to the American Embassy in Nairobi. It has very nice garden , a small conference facility and snacks. There is a small entry fee. Good for small meetings and for those who need a quite moment alone in the busy city. The names of all the people who died in... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Outside from the history of bombing, you can use this place for take a rest while you walk around nairobi, the park is very small at the center town of nairobi.

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Thank Andre M
Nairobi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The place with memories. Despite the fatefull happenings at the place in 1998. The place is a good place for meetings and give you a great reason to live again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Never heard of August the 7th. Imagine how impressed we were getting to know our history by visiting a park of remembrance as this! Beautiful, quiet, respectful, all leading towards some remembrance stones, a bar and a wonderful museum of what happened there that day (Nairobi under attack) -containing a very concrete movie about the whole subject as well-.

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