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Nairobi, Kenya
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Kibera an attraction? How sick is that! One Million or so living without running water or sanitary... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pascal C
Kigali, Rwanda
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Please don't visit unless you have something to give

There is no reason for tourists to go there unless they have something to contribute like money or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Metti N
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“slum area” (4 reviews)
Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kibera an attraction? How sick is that! One Million or so living without running water or sanitary facilities in abject poverty and you want to go and see? Really? Unless you have something to bring or contribute you have nothing to do there. But consider...More

Thank Pascal C
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no reason for tourists to go there unless they have something to contribute like money or gifts to help families. Otherwise it is making a mockery out of poverty.

Thank Metti N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kibera is the largest slum in Africa with a huge population of low income workers. Do not go alone or after 7pm as it is dangerous. Go with someone who works or lives there. There is good cheap public transport to the area. It is...More

Thank Smilin555
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kibera attraction(slums)..its a beautiful place but never been there i just pass-by. At times i tend to be merciful about the place and those living there and wonder why cant it be renovated & at other times i feel it should remain how it is...More

Thank Veroniq254
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to visit a local school and could learn how people live in one of the poorest and biggest neighborhoods in Africa (0,5 million people living there)

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Taxi went through here, slum area, very busy, a lot of people hanging around. Was told not safe at night but seemed ok during the day although I was only driving through. As expected in a slum area, seemed pretty dirty and chaotic with driver...More

Thank suneil p
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Yes, i know that it doesn't seem like a tourist friendly area but it is. Visiting Kenya and going to the magnificent National Parks for safari or Mombasa for some chilling time is absolutely wonderful, but you are missing the real essence of this country....More

Thank DimZar
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The place is full of poverty instead of taking photos with your Phase One P65+ Digital Back Medium Format with 645 DF – $40,000.Hasselblad H4D 200MS – $45,000.Seitz 6×17 Panoramic – $43,000..Seitz 6×17 Panoramic – $43,000. EOS 1D Mark III – $12,000 kindly sell that...More

1  Thank qudrahnizar
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My son-in-law and I walked through the Kibera Slum one afternoon. It was an experience that I was happy to have done, but one that I wished I had been able to document on film. I was advised to leave my camera, cell-phone, watch, rings,...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

i felt sad when i saw the place, sad for Kenyan and Africa and the whole world that we still have this poverty on earth.

Thank mohosman
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We will be visiting Kenya in September, How do I organise a visit to Kibera?
1 April 2016|
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Response from adudaliz | Reviewed this property |
Hallo KazPerrth, thank you for your question, i live in Kibera and and can organize your visit . kindly get in touch with me looking forward for your communication, thank you so very much