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Do you want to learn about Meru Town People in Kenya? These people have the best culture in Kenya and for that matter; I assure you that people in Meru are the best to interact with. On this page therefore, allow us to introduce you all the beliefs and customs of Meru people in this City.


Meru Town was founded by Edward Butler Horne, Meru’s first District Commissioner.

The Meru nicknamed him Kangangi, meaning the little wanderer due to his short size and the fact that he traveled around Meru a lot as he surveyed the District.

This was at a time when the Meru community lived a fairly settled life in ridge-top communities.

The City’s foundation in its present location was as a result of the military limitations of E. B. Horne’s original camp at Mwitari's (homestead).

This site was about nine miles from the present area of Meru Town. Horne and his entourage were firmly encamped at Mwitari's by May 1908.

Many of Kenya's main tourist attractions can be found in the great outdoors, such as its enticing beaches, although the real stars of the show are most likely to be animals.

Indeed, Kenya is one of the best places in Africa to see wildlife in abundance.

While you may want to see all the tourist attractions in this area, stand warned that the following attractions shouldn’t be missed.


The Masai Mara If you want to see the 'big five' in one morning, Masai Mara in western Kenya is the place to be.

Lamu Lamu is one of Kenya's oldest towns, settled by the Swahili about 700 years ago.

Lake Nakuru National Park Lake Nakuru is famous for its huge flocks of flamingos that enjoy the alkaline waters of this shallow soda lake.

Mount Kenya Mount Kenya is Africa's second highest peak.

Amboseli National Park Amboseli is a popular park with breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania).

Lake Turkana The lunar landscape around Lake Turkana, a northern Rift Valley lake in Kenya, is a true spectacle.).

Tsavo National ParkTsavo National Park is split into Tsavo East and Tsavo West. The Tsavo parks are vast and the landscape is wild.

Malindi and Lamu Malindi is a small town, but the beaches that surround it make it one of Kenya's top attractions.

Samburu, Shaba and Buffalo Springs National Reserves Samburu, Shaba and Buffalo Springs are 3 Reserves bordering one another in the dry landscape of North Central Kenya.

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