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Tom Mboya Statue

Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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Good history

Its good to learn about Kenya history. The only limitation is that the place is crowded especially... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
mwas2
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Nairobi, Kenya
Great Leader of Kenyan Independence

Tom Mboya Monument is a statue of Tom Mboya along the Moi Avenue about 500 meters from Khoja Mosque... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Tassaduqhussain51
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Multan, Pakistan
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Moi Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Its good to learn about Kenya history. The only limitation is that the place is crowded especially during the day.

Thank mwas2
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Tom Mboya Monument is a statue of Tom Mboya along the Moi Avenue about 500 meters from Khoja Mosque in front of Hilton Park on eastern side. It was erected in 2011 in honour of Tom Mboya, a Kenyan minister who was assassinated in 1969,...More

Thank Tassaduqhussain51
Reviewed 27 August 2016

I not really know what to say about this place. It is one of the few places in Nairobi city centre where you can actually sit down while waiting for someone. It however gets quite crowded so one has to always be on the look...More

Thank Chicitakenia
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is located on a crowded Moi Avenue. Very historical, Tom Mboya was one of the greatest trade unionist Kenya has ever had. He was killed by a gun man along Moi Avenue. The Statue has been idolized, especially by people from his Luo community...More

Thank Nyikuri I
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This statue is located in the Central Business District - close to the National Archives in Nairobi. Obviously Tom Mboya is an important historical/political figure in Kenya, but I am just not sure that this statue is in the right location. The statue itself is...More

Thank Neil J
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Flying trash, dust and blaring noises from PAs of like 30 self proclaimed healers, pastors and magicians trying to squeeze the last penny from onlookers. The statue itself is derelict. The place is a sheer nuisance to be and you will be lucky if you...More

Thank Crispus M
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Struggling a bit when such places are being presented as an "attraction" to visitors in Nairobi. CBD is an interesting place and gives a sense of Nairobi, the character of which is already well documented.

Thank Guilfybear
Reviewed 29 December 2014

Its just one statue and nothing more. It is only good for viewing if you live around or were walking around and about the city but not enuff to make anyone board a plane to go see. sorry.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Perhaps, you've studied History in your classes sometimes back. Kenya too has it's history and some individuals were the architects and this includes this illustrious son of the Great Lake in Western Kenya. The statue of him looks nice and on most Saturday's you will...More

Thank juanmuriango
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Well, still new in the city but has been defaced because many people including football fans of the famous Gor Mahia FC who frequent the statue.

Thank Langat C
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