Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi, a city in Kenya is spread over an area of 696km2. The city has been named after the Nairobi river which flows through it. Nairobi is also known by the names such as "The Green City in the Sun" and "Safari Capital of the World".

People:

Being the largest city of Kenya, Nairobi has a large population too. The city has a population of 6,547,547. During the mid-twentieth century, many foreigners comprising of Indians, Pakistanis and few established communities from Somalia and Sudan settled in Nairobi. Many celebrated mosques, churches and gurudwaras can be found around the city.

For The Greedy Guts:

There are some really good restaurants in Nairobi to celebrate the spirit of food lovers. Some restaurants like The Talisman, Tamarind Restaurant, The Lord Erroll and Tatu Restaurant can prove to be some great choices for having some mouth-watering food while restaurants like Hashmi's Restaurant, K'Osewe Ranalo Foods, The Carnivore Restaurant and Tamambo Karen Blixen should be visited to taste the local delicacies of the city.

Safari:

Safari has always been an integral part of the trips to Nairobi. While Safari brings you closer to the nature and wildlife, it also makes one to experience thrill, excitement and adventure.

If you wish to see the nature and wildlife in its rawest form, here are some of the places that one should visit for a breath-taking experience of Safari:

    Kora National Park

    Hell's Gate National Park

    Mount Meru

    Samburu National Reserve

    Mount Kenya

    Amboseli National Park

    Lake Nakuru

    Nairobi National Park

    Maasai Mara

    Tsavo East National Park

For The Architecture Gazer:

Architecture is mostly unique to different places and the innovative architecture in Nairobi is surely worth a gaze. Places like Jamia Mosque, Nairobi Mosque, Masjid Abubakar Mosque and Shri Swaminarayan Mandir are usually visited by the travellers to get the best of the Nairobian architecture.