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Meru

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General Information

Meru is the largest town in the Central region of Kenya and is situated along the northeast foot of Mount Kenya.  It receives a higher rainfall than the towns on the western slopes of the mountain.  

The countryside is closely cultivated with fruit, timber, coffee and tea productions.  It is also an important area in Kenya for growing Khat, a leafy stimulant known locally as miraa.

Meru town is the base for visits to Meru's National Park, and is named after the local Meru people.  

Accommodation in Meru

Meru offers a good selection of accommodation options. There are a range of hotels, lodges, bed and breakfasts and self-catering units in the area. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay.

Activities in Meru

There are plenty of things to do and see in and around Meru.  The local market has a wonderful selection of fresh produce, along with arts and crafts.

In the town centre there is the Meru National Museum, occupying the towns oldest building since 1976.  The museum has three galleries, of which the most interesting is an outdoor display of medicinal shrubs and herbs traditionally used by Meru healers.

Please see the activities directory for more information on the things to do in Meru.

Businesses

Meru's business community is thriving and visitors can find all the necessary amenities that one would expect from a large town.  Tourists can find shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity. The restaurants are a wonderful experience with delicious local delights, catering to all tastes.

Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you can find in the region, or add your own free business listing.

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