Voi is the largest city in Taita-Taveta County in southern Kenya, within the former Coast Province. It lies on the western fringe of the Taru Desert, south and west of the Tsavo East National Park. The Sagala Hills are to the south. Voi existed even earlier than the coming of the Portuguese, Arabs and different site visitors at the Kenyan Coast. However, some citations have it that the town commenced to develop on the quit of the nineteenth century while the Uganda Railway become built. People commenced to move in to paintings at the railway and the nearby sisal estates.
However, township reputation with an area of about sixteen.27 square kilometres became no longer granted till 1932. The town has long due to the fact outgrown the unique furnish. Voi is a market for the rural and meat merchandise from the fertile Taita Hills in addition to different surrounding areas. Voi's city centre consists of basically widespread stores, stores, markets, kiosks and some accommodations. Most accommodations that provider tourists for the national park are placed within the suburbs at the brink of town. The Voi Sisal Estates are located to the west of the city.