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The Magic Zanzibar

Mji-Mkongwe - (stone town) - Hafl Day

Town Market, Slave Market, Slave Chambers, National Museum of Zanzibar, High Court Building, Old German Consulate, Africa House (former English Club), Tippu Tip House, Kele Kele Square, Old British Consulate, Orphanage Home, Old Fort, Forodhani Gardens, House of Wonders, Sultan Palace (now Palace Museum), Custom House, Old Dispensary, Old Harbour, Dr. David Livingstone House, Maruhubi Palace (Ruins), are among the interesting sites on this guided tour of Zanzibar. The Three hour guided tour begins and ends at your hotel. The tour commences at the City Market and covers all above places. You are then driven or walk (optional) to the Natural Museum: a library that includes books on Zanzibar and East Africa. The exhibits also include stuffed specimens of local birds, a small but useful herbarium of native plants, and a collection of shells. You leave and head along the waterfront to Shangani - Old British Consulate (the late Dr. Livingstone body remained here and later sent to Britain), the Arab Fort (built in the 1700), the House of Wonders (built in 1883). From here, you proceed on a leisure walk through the Narrow Streets of Stone Town (old part of Zanzibar town) where most houses date back to more than one hundred and fifty years. In this part of the town, you will find a lot of small and exotic bazaars and curio shops. The tour continuous and ends with a visit to Maruhubi Palace Ruins (1880) en-route Dr. David Livingstone House (1866). Return to your hotel.
Advisable
- Please dress conservatively when walking through Stone Town, women should cover their shoulders and wear long skirts or trousers.
- Comfortable closed walking or hiking shoes and pants.
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