Nairobi Free Historical City Tour

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Duration: 4:00
Provided by Heels and Valise Tours
English  |  10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Spanish  |  2:00 PM & 10:00 AM
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Overview of the tour in Nairobi

Nairobi Historical City Tour starts with a panoramic tour covering the modern city center. Explore the national archives, with a brief visit to the Tom Mboya statue. Proceed to the Dedan Kimathi statue, followed by a tour along Kenyatta Avenue, where you will encounter other historical sites.

Walk Kenyatta Avenue viewing various sites such as the General Post Office (GPO), Nyayo House, the Galzon-Fenzi Memorial monument, which was built in 1939 in memory of Galton Paul Fenzi, who founded the East African Automobile Association besides devising Kenya’s road system.

Proceed to City Hall and Law Courts, parliament buildings and the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), which is the landmark of the city. The tour then heads to the August 7th memorial park, the 1998 bomb blast site then heads to the Railway Museum where old steam locomotives are exhibited, including the one from which Superintendent John Lyall was taken from by a man-eating lion in Tsavo in 1901. Return to the point of departure.

This activity includes:

  • August 7th Memorial Park
  • Tom Mboya Statue
  • Post office GPO Branch
  • KICC
  • Kenya Railway Museum
  • National Archives Moi Avenue
  • The Galton - Fenzi Memorial

Meeting point

City Walk Shoe Shop, Hilton

On arrival

The tour begins outside the City Walk Shoe Shop, Hilton located on City Hall Way, opposite Kencom bus station at the Simba Street-City Hall Way junction.

Things to note

Please note that some attractions in the itinerary have entrance fees. These include: the Kenya National Archives, the Nairobi Gallery, the KICC, the August 7th Memorial Park and the Railways Museum.
Some attractions such as the government buildings to not allow photography so please be cautious.
Also, please carry water and some snacks to munch during the tour.
Please make sure that your tour has been confirmed before showing up for the tour.

Free Cancellation

You are free to cancel a booking anytime. We kindly remind you to cancel bookings you cannot arrive for. Being reported as absent decreases your customer level points and the benefits you can enjoy.

English  |  10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Spanish  |  2:00 PM & 10:00 AM
from €0 Tip based
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