Time Magazine calls Nairobi a “cultural metropolis.”
Time Magazine has named Nairobi one of the World’s greatest places to visit in 2022. Nairobi is ranked alongside other world cities such as the Historic Silk Road Sites in Uzbekistan, Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, Kaunas in Lithuania, the International space station in space and many more.
Nairobi, well-known for being the only city with a national park, has been lauded as a cultural metropolis that offers safaris minutes away from the city centre, a growing haven for creatives and the arts and one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies.
Case in point, in the past few years, Kenya has opened a permanent freedom museum at Uhuru Gardens with a public arena on the sprawling 68 acres piece of land in Lang’ata, 15 minutes from Nairobi city centre and recently, the Nairobi Contemporary Art Institute (NCAI) just celebrated its opening with an exhibit showcasing Nairobian artist Sane Wadu.
According to the report, Nairobi made the list for offering exciting, new experiences while also being a fast growing economy.
Other African countries that made the list are Zimbabwe, Zambia, South Africa and Rwanda.