Nairobi has turned out to be the largest city in the country of Kenya. ‘Cold Water’ is what Nairobi means in Maasai, based on which is the name of the city and the Nairobi River. As the place is surrounded by villa suburbs, it is also called as ‘The Green City in the Sun’. The city is of both, Financial as well as Political importance for Africa. To the east of Rift valley and the west of Ngong Hills is where Nairobi is located. The Kibera Slum which is the second-largest slum of Africa resides in Nairobi. The place has many trees and greenery, the famous parks and gardens of Nairobi are Uhuru Park, Nairobi National Park and Jeevanjee Gardens. To get to know about Kenya’s Culture and History you definitely need to visit the Nairobi National Museum. The tourists interested in crafts can make their way to Kazuri Beads Factory and Pottery centre to discover the arts and skills of the local people. Then Karen Blixen Museum is going to interest people having taste for books and libraries. As we know Africa is rich in forests, so when in Nairobi you can visit the Dame Sheldricks Elephant and Rhino Orphanage, taking care of orphan elephants and Rhinos since years, and the Giraffe Centre famous for the Rothschild Giraffe which is found exclusively in the East of Africa. For tourists interested in shopping should not miss on the Maasai markets which have amazing collection of traditional crafts, wood carvings, Maasai beaded necklaces, baskets, Maasai sandals, gifts made from recycled things, innovatively designed jewellery, home décor, ceramics ,cloth and much more. Plus one should also try and explore the African food and also the Night- Safaris. Reaching Nairobi is now easy due to online flight bookings.