This will not blow you away, but it is a nice tribute to the lives lost in the embassy bombing and a nice, quiet spot to take a break when walking around downtown Nairobi.
If you are American, I suggest you visit this Memorial Garden. It is a short walk, ending at the small photo museum. If you have mobility problems, you will still probably not have trouble. Inside the gate, you wind through a path which has an assortment of wreckage from the time the building was blown up by terrorists in 1998.... More
This is a memorial garden for many Kenyans who died in a terrorists attack at the then American Embassy. The site is beautifully maintained and the names of the victims well engraved. Carry a flower to place on the site for those who lost their lives
If you love to lay on green grass after a difficult morning and thank God for life. This is the place to be especially in the afternoons when the sun is out. This is where the US embassy used to sit since independence and the first ever bomb blast in Kenya brought it down in 1998. All the people who... More
This is constant reminder of what people have suffered because of terrorism. Every American visitor is encouraged to pay tribute to the people who perished. A beautiful place to spend the afternoon amidst the noisy Nairobi.
On my 4th trip to Kenya last month, I finally had time to visit the US Embassy memorial. Inside the compound, there is indeed a small, grassy park -- quite full of Kenyans doing various activities on the afternoon I visited. Other than the outdoor plaque with the victims' names, the memorial itself is in a small building on the... More
My secret getaway. It used to be quiet, and with not as many people. I could sit and read a good book there, but now, its overly crowded, with seats and groups of people everywhere. The Garden should have wireless internet, or a room, or section of the garden should be reserved for those with laptops. Charges 100 shillings or... More
it felt sad to be there because a lot of innocent people lost their lives on that day, but the place is beautiful i highly recommend it.
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