It is a city also known as the Safari capital of the world, owing to the fact that you can immerse yourself in a full-blown wild safari right in the confines of the city.
It is located at the intersection of Kenyatta Avenue and Uhuru Highway in the heart of the city.
In 1939, a memorial monument (Point Zero) was erected in honour of Douglas Galton-Fenzi, the first man to drive between Nairobi and Mombasa.
2. Nairobi Snake Park
Nairobi Snake Park is located adjacent to the more popular Nairobi National Museum. The park contain puff adder, the black mamba, Egyptian Cobra, African rock python and Gaboon viper as an exhibition of the birds of the snake park.
3. Ngong Hills
The hills are to be found 22 kilometers southwest of Nairobi in the Ngong Forest Reserve. The whole mountain range is covering an area of over 21,000 sq km.
4. Nairobi Railway Museum
The museum is situated in the north-west end of the Nairobi Railway Station (the old one, not the new standard gauge one situated in the city outskirts). Situated in the north-west end of the station, it can be seen from the Uhuru Highway where it crosses the main line.
5. Nyama Choma
The Carnivore, it is located on the edge of Nairobi National Park in the Langata suburb. It does serve exotica such as crocodile, ostrich, and camel. The meat is grilled over coals on a sword and carved directly onto your plate.
6. McMillan Memorial Library
The oldest library in Nairobi deserves a mention. It was established in 1931 in memory of Lord William Northrup McMillan by his widow. Lord MacMillan was an American big game hunter in Kenya who owned Ol Donyo Sabuk and the areas surrounding the mountain during the colonial era.
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