Kenya, formerly European colony, is increasingly becoming an attractive tourist destination for many. It is located in the eastern part of Africa and offers a plethora of diverse human ethnic communities and fantastic wildlife. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and it has many tourist attractions on its own. Nairobi, located on the coast of the Nairobi River, has a charm on its own.
The Nairobi National Museum is one of the major attractions of this city. It exposes one to the rich cultural heritage of Africa and Kenya. It showcases four distinct themes of culture, nature, history and contemporary arts. The Massai markets of Nairobi can offer many exotic and traditional African items at a very cheap rate. The Ngong Hills, a few kilometres from Nairobi are a must watch. These not only provide a great hiking experience but also beautiful scenery that leaves many mesmerized. For animals, one must visit the Nairobi National Park for all the African animals and the unique African Safari.