Parklands was a residential neighbourhood for civil servants in the British colonial days. The nearness to the city centre and reasonably priced real estate has made Parklands an attractive suburb for both commercial and residential buildings.
Tourist Attractions in Parklands
Parklands' proximity to major places in Nairobi City like Westlands, Langata, etc. makes the town a perfect place to lodge while in Nairobi. There are so many restaurants and bars at Diamond Plaza dubbed Little India in Parklands.
The City Park is the spot to sightsee beautiful gardens, monkeys away from the usual bustle of the city. The daily market in Parklands has been described as colourful and it is the best place to get fresh fruits and second-hand clothes. The City Park in Parklands is an ideal spot to jog or unwind in the beautiful gardens and also to shop for fresh fruits and second-hand clothes in the daily market.
Just about 1.9 kilometers away is Sarit centre in Westlands, a large shopping mall that offers a great shopping experience. Another notable place to visit is Aga Khan Sports Centre.
The recently re-opened Westgate Mall also has clothing stores, food courts and entertainment facilities.