Nairobi City Top List of Must-Visit Cities for 2024

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In a surprising turn of events, Nairobi capital city of Kenya, claims the title of the best city to visit in 2024. Outshining both Paris and Montreal. This vibrant East African metropolis has taken the travel world by storm with its rich cultural heritage, stunning landscapes, and a burgeoning arts scene that beckons adventures from around the globe.

The Lonely Planet is a United States-based travel company. Has bestowed the honor of the top travel destination for 2024 upon Nairobi.

Lonely Planet’s “Best in Travel 2024” list highlights ten travel destinations. Categorized into countries, cities, sustainability, and value.

Nairobi- Must-Visit Cities for 2024

Nairobi- Capital city of Kenya secured the top position in the cities ranking, with Paris (France) and Montreal (Canada). Closely in second and third place respectively. The cities of Mostar in Bosnia and Philadelphia-USA rounded out the esteemed top five list.

Placing sixth through tenth on the list, we find Manaus- Brazil, Jakarta-Indonesia, Prague- Czech Republic, Izamir-Turkey, and Kansas City in Missouri-USA in that order.

Nairobi stood as the sole African city featured on the list.

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“Kenya’s capital is staking its claims as a global center of culture, sizzling with unmissable travel experiences. The city is shrugging off the colonial gaze and embracing its unique rhythms. with a dynamic array of restaurants, food carts, and cafes, along with a steady rotation of arts and cultural venues that all fuel a distinct Nairobi cool,” reads the Lonely Planet Website.

Incorporate its namesake national park, abundant with wildlife and conveniently accessible from the city center, and you’ll create a truly unforgettable journey.

Furthermore, according to Lonely Planet, Nairobi’s notable attraction encompasses watching traditional music and dance performances at the Bomas of Kenya. Embarking on a sunrise stroll through the Ngong Hills Forest for panoramic vistas of Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Exploring Nairobi National Park for an affordable safari set against the backdrop of the city’s changing skyline. Finally, they ascend to the pinnacle of the Kenyatta International Conference Center to enjoy a 360-degree view of the city.