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The capital of Kenya, Nairobi derives its name from the Masai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to ‘cold water’, but is more popularly known as the ‘Green City in the Sun’. It is fast making a name for itself as the international gateway to East Africa, due to the number of global travellers arriving at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and is also home to many multinational conglomerates and business institutions.
Simultaneously, the city houses modern shopping malls, lush green suburbs and parks, golf courses and a race track, making it the perfect place to mix business and pleasure.

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    Bomas of Kenya

    Bomas of Kenya offers an insight into Kenya in miniature. It is a must visit for all guests into the country. Bomas of Kenya lets you see the diversity of cultures that make up this fascinating country.

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    Kazuri Beads

    Kazuri is home to hand - painted ceramic jewellery, definitely something you will not find in any other part of the world.

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    Nairobi National Park

    Nairobi National Park is a unique ecosystem by being the only protected area in the world close to a capital city.

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  • Giraffe Centre

    African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya limited (AFEW (K) LTD) also known as the Giraffe Centre was founded in 1979 by the late Jock Leslie- Melvile, a Kenyan citizen of British descent and his wife the late Betty Leslie Melvile an American citizen. Jock’s extraordinary vision of creating an educational institution in conjunction with rescuing the endangered Rothschild giraffes resulted in the present day Giraffe Centre that has become a World famous Nature Education Centre.

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