Nairobi, the capital of Kenya has been listed among the top 10 world's 'Destinations on the Rise' for 2018 in Trip Advisor's annual travel and tourism survey.
The East African city ranked third after Ishigaki in Japan and Kapaa in Hawaii. Others on the top 10 list are Halifax (Canada), Gdansk (Poland), San Jose (Costa Rica), Riga (Latvia), Rovinj (Croatia), Nerja (Spain) and Casablanca (Morocco).
Winners were decided using an algorithm that measures the increase in positive TripAdvisor ratings for restaurants, hotels and attractions as well as the number of destination bookings compared to previous years.
Known as the safari capital of Africa, Nairobi is an energetic, modern city that serves as a fascinating introduction to both wildlife and nightlife.
Nairobi is a city that never seems to sleep. Music clubs pulse with life, shops and markets bustle, and a mélange of restaurants will tempt your palate in this former Maasai watering hole.
Top sights include the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and the black rhinos of Nairobi National Park. The compact city center is safe to walk in and taxis make other areas accessible.
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