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Stone Town

An exceptional resound of the past, Stone Town reveals a rich architectural inheritance and a long cultural heritage. Once a noteworthy trading point, with servitude and spices the fundamental export, such days might be since a long time ago finished yet their presence on the substance of Stone Town is emphatically felt and structures a unique backdrop for exploration.

The nineteenth century added extraordinarily to Stone Town's engineering store and thus it's covered with beautiful subtleties of style and impact. The Portuguese left their engraving amid the slave exchange, with a tremendous fortification set on the shoreline front, while Omani and Indian suggestions are likewise present. Be that as it may, it is maybe Stone Town's Swahili pizazz for which it is best known, with fine models absorbed into the royal residences and chateaus of the day. On account of Stone Town's remaining as a notable fortune trove it has earned the respect of UNESCO World Heritage Status.

There is bounty to do while remaining in the old town, with Spice Tours best of the rundown. Aided by a nearby guide set out on a sorted out visit, visiting spice plantations and relishing Swahili lunch thereafter. You can also catch a boat to islands off the drift and walk through the thin streets and back roads on strolling visits, taking in the various sites around the twons such as the Palace Museum, the House of Wonders, the Old Arab Fort and Forodhani Gardens.

When to go

The best time to visit the Stone Town is during the dry season, from June to October

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The best time to visit the Stone Town is during the dry season, from June to October while if possible it is best to avoid the rainy season, March – May and November as it receives heavy rainfall.

Art & Culture

Zanzibar's grandiose capital is saturated with cultural intrigue; the passing

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Zanzibar's grandiose capital is saturated with cultural intrigue; the passing tracks of heap societies are apparent – Chinese, Omani, Arabs, Portuguese, British, they all came through here to exchange and overcome, investigate and misuse, before a simpler ocean entry was gouged through the Suez.

Stone Town is a place of winding rear ways, clamoring bazaars, mosques and great Arab houses whose unique proprietors competed with one another over the luxury of their abodes. This one-upmanship is especially reflected in the metal studded, cut, wooden entryways – there are in excess of 500 distinct instances of this handicraft.

Culinary

Stone town has an exquisite cuisine that reflects the cultures that have made

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Stone town has an exquisite cuisine that reflects the cultures that have made their mark on the town. It has some bold dishes infused with exotic spices, an intriguing variety of textures and mouth-watering flavours.

You can binge on some spiced seafood skewers to samosas or the famous fried Zanzibar Pizza or other street food delicacies, or try some authentic Zanzibar cuisine.

How to go

Stone town is available in the principle place where there is Zanzibar

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Stone town is available in the principle place where there is Zanzibar Island and is all around accessible via roadways, airways and waterways

Airways:
Take non-stop flights to the Zanzibar International Airport from a Dar es Salaam, Nairobi, Kilimanjaro or other real African and European air terminals.

Roadways:
It is 14 min drive route from the Zanzibar International Airport.

Waterways:
You can board boats and ferries to Stone Town from Dar es Salaam or Pemba.

Activites

Apart from visiting and acknowledging the beautiful architecture of the

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Apart from visiting and acknowledging the beautiful architecture of the town, you can do a lot of activities such as.

  • Shopping
  • Cultural tour
  • Walking safaris
  • Binging street foods
  • Photography tours

What to see?

Stone town is filled with magnificent architecture, religious places, forts, gardens

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Stone town is filled with magnificent architecture, religious places, forts, gardens and markets. Listed below are some of the tourist attractions you can visit such as

  • Livingstone's House
  • The Palace Museum
  • Maruhubi Palace Ruins
  • Old Dispensary
  • Anglican Cathedral & Catholic Cathedrals
  • Aga Khan and Malindi Mosques
  • Shakti Temple
  • The House of Wonders
  • The Arab Fort & The Old Fort
  • Prison Island
  • Hamamni Persian Baths
  • Forodhani Gardens & other gardens

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