Kibera, Nairobi

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  • Address: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: 254-723669218
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Forest, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods
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About Kibera, Nairobi

Kibera (Nubian: Forest or Jungle) is a provincial division of Nairobi, Kenya, and a neighbourhood of the city of Nairobi, situated 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city centre. Kibera is the biggest general slum in Nairobi, and the biggest urban slum in Africa. The 2009 Kenya Population and Housing Census reports Kibera's populace as 170,070, as opposed to past gauges of one or two million people. The financial conditions in Kibera are greatly poor, and the majority of its occupants need access to essential administrations, mainly incorporating power and running water. The Uganda Railway Line passes through the core of the neighborhood, providing the travelers on board the train a firsthand perspective of the slum. Kibera has a rail station, yet generally the occupants use transports and the traditional vehicle of Kenya- the matatus, to avail the regions of the downtown area, as because carjacking, reckless driving, and poor movement law authorization are ceaseless issues. However, Kibera is often overly strewn with human waste, refuse, residue, garbage, and different discarded items. The slum is debased with human and creature excrement, because of the open sewage framework and the successive utilization of open air toilets. The absence of sanitation joined with poor nourishment of the occupants are gradually being specially attended by NGOs and health organizations, however, the tourist attraction is well cared for by the local organizations. The neighbourhood is separated into various villages, incorporating Kianda, Soweto East, Gatwekera, Kisumu Ndogo, Lindi, Laini Saba, Siranga, Makina and Mashimoni. A few well-facilitated restaurants and gathering locales are distributed around the provinces.

Kibera Information

  • Tourist can visit at any time.

How To reach Kibera by Public Transport

  • Olympic Bus Terminus‎
  • Olympic Stage
  • Anyany
  • Markina bus

Restaurants Near Kibera

  • La Salumeria
  • Little Sheep Hot Pot
  • Misono Japanese Restaurant

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Things to Know Before Visiting Kibera

  • 95% of people who visit Nairobi include Kibera in their plan

  • 41.81% of people plan their visit to Kibera between 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Kibera

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kibera

People normally club together Giraffe Center and Snake Park while planning their visit to Kibera.

People also prefer to end their day with Kibera.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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