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[PHOTOS] Bored in CBD? Here are interesting open spots for you

Nairobi has at least four places you can visit any time of the day without paying a cent.

In Summary

•Opposite Kenya Archives along Moi Avenue, a long stretched bench that can accommodate 100 people has been provided for commuters.

•Another favourite sitting spot is across Moi Avenue opposite Hilton hotel where the famous circular bench is located.

Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022.
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO

Are you in the Central Business District looking for a green spot and open sitting space? A place to relax as you take a break from busy schedules?  Worry not, there is hope.

The CBD has at least four interesting spaces that you can visit any time of the day without paying a cent.

It is a cliché that for one to relax and rest you have to pay money in an exquisite restaurant, which will require you to buy food, in most instances.

Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO

Opposite Kenya Archives along Moi Avenue, a long stretched bench that can accommodate 100 people has been provided for commuters.

One can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the historic Tom Mboya statue which has been erected around the area.

Another favourite sitting spot is across Moi Avenue opposite Hilton hotel where the famous circular bench is located.

Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at along Agakhan Walk within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at along Agakhan Walk within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA

Away from the congested areas in CBD moving uptown, there is the iconic Jevanjee Gardens located between Moi Avenue and Muindi Mbingu street.

The garden was founded by the late Alibhai Mullah Jevanjee, an Asian-born entrepreneur in Kenya.

Other spots include; the Aga Khan walk, as well as a few spots at Kencom bus stop.

Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at Tom Mboya street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at Tom Mboya street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at Tom Mboya street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at Tom Mboya street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at along Agakhan Walk within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces at along Agakhan Walk within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces along Mama Ngina Street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces along Mama Ngina Street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces along Mama Ngina Street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Nairobians sit on provided recreation spaces along Mama Ngina Street within Nairobi CBD on January 6, 2022.
Image: CHARLENE MALWA
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spacesalong Tom Mboya Street on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spacesalong Tom Mboya Street on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spacesalong Tom Mboya Street on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spacesalong Tom Mboya Street on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Agakhan Walk on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces along Kencom bus stage on January 6, 2022
Image: MERCY MUMO
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Residents of Nairobi enjoying free sitting spaces at Jevanjee Garden on January 6, 2022.
Image: MERCY MUMO
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