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Zanzibar Town Travel Guide: 245 reviews and 643 photos
Stone Town is the story of Zanzibar itself. Old wooden Omani doors open up into huge cavernous buildings full of families that fear their collapse during the rainy season. British colonial architecture and even a French Cathedral view with the markets and Mosques to form the crazy narrow streets that make up a fantastic mosaic of life. From the Arab Fort you can see the port that brought colonial powers and sea traders. You can also glimpse the incredible natural beauty that not only is on Zanzibar Island, but is surrounded by it.
KARIBU STONE TOWN! Welcome!
- Pros:HISTORY, GREAT FOOD, INTERESTING THINGS TO SEE
- Cons:EASY TO GET LOST (NOT FOR LONG)
- In a nutshell:COLLISION OF EMPIRE, ARAB, AFRICAN & INDIAN CULTURE
Zanzibar fought the world’s shortest war against the British Empire – and lost after 38 minutes. Sultan Hamad bin... more travel advice
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