On 28th January 1904, Nakuru was declared a township. Four years previously, the railway line had reached the shores of Lake Nakuru which was back then an uninhabited near wasteland. In 1895, Nakuru was part of the British Protectorate of Kenya. The following year, Nakuru was incorporated into Uganda until 1902 when it reverted back to Kenya. ……More
There are plenty of tourist attractions and sites in Nakuru. For any foreign or local tourist planning to visit Nakuru, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Away from the famous and known attraction sites, there are plenty of other lesser-known tourist attraction sites in Nakuru.
Nakuru Town and Nakuru County in general has a rich history. Considered a favourite settlement by the whites for its rich fertile lands and conducive climate, Nakuru’s history can be traced back to thousands of years.
Nakuru is what it is today because of the people who have walked its grounds making contributions over the years. From the people who built and those who continue to build the town and surrounding areas, the sportsmen and the politicians, we cannot talk about Nakuru and forget the people.
… and sometimes, the imagination runs wild and we create fiction…