Stone Town

Stone Town Zanzibar, Tanzania

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Overview

Stone Town is Zanzibar’s cultural core and has changed little in the last 200 years. Some sights and odors are certainly not a tiny experience, but it is a fantastic cultural experience, not to be missed if you want to witness a real East African market, The Old Dispensary: This imposing four-story building was once erected as a dispensary in colonial times and has a long and interesting history. After operating as a benevolent institution and a number of apartments, it became devastated during the revolution but has successfully been rebuilt to become a respected and prosperous cultural site.

Stone Town is Zanzibar’s cultural core and has changed little in the last 200 years. The large, ancient Arab houses lined with winding lanes and streets give the city its particular beauty. African Travelers Ltd will take you to this amazing stone town since they are the best touring specialist in East Africa. The stone town has the following which one must make sure he/she visits while for a tour in this amazing tone;

Dajani Bazaar is the center of Stone Town’s trade, selling food from meat and fish to spices and products as well as a broad array of goods and crafts. Several vendors provide products to take home as souvenirs of your visit to Stone Town. Some sights and odors are certainly not a tiny experience, but it is a fantastic cultural experience, not to be missed if you want to witness a real East African market, The Old Dispensary: This imposing four-story building was once erected as a dispensary in colonial times and has a long and interesting history. After operating as a benevolent institution and a number of apartments, it became devastated during the revolution but has successfully been rebuilt to become a respected and prosperous cultural site. The Old Dispensary, situated on the seashore of Zanzibar, currently has its own restaurant and many stores and offices. On the second floor, there is also a hookah bar for people who want to discover nightlife. This multicultural emblem of Zanzibari architecture should not be missed when visiting Stone Town and Changuuu Island also known as ‘Prison Island,’ this island may be accessed by boat from Stone Town in a short 20-minute distance. Changuuu has scores of gigantic tortoises, some over 200 years old, and its beautiful white beaches and crystal-clear waters are ideal for swimming and snorkeling. History aficionados can also tour some of the old cells in the 19th century that housed inmates.

Included/Exclude

  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
  • Lunch
  • Light refreshments
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Hotel pickup
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Bottled water
  • Airfare to and from destination
  • Trip cancellation insurance
  • Visas
  • Any activity not described in What's Included
  • Meals on your own
  • Gratuities

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Laundry service
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Restaurant
Smoking Allowed
Wireless Internet

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