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"The city market" Top 5 Page for this destination Zanzibar Town Things to Do Tip by call_me_rhia

Zanzibar Town Things to Do: 86 reviews and 172 photos

  at the meat market
by call_me_rhia
  • at the meat market - Zanzibar Town
      at the meat market
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  • The city market - Zanzibar Town
  • The city market - Zanzibar Town
  • The city market - Zanzibar Town
  • The city market - Zanzibar Town

The city market is a colourful place to visit... it's functional rather than touristy, and sells mostly what local people need: supplies from the household, fruits, grains, vegetables, spices, meat and fish.

It's a real melting pot, thriving with people of different race and language... One could really spend hours just migling with the crowd, either in the "outdoor" part of the market or in the "indoor" section.

The indoor section is quite intereesting as it is where fish and meat are mostly sold... interesting to see those fly-covered fish and legs of meat... it really makes you want to avoid eating meat while on the island.

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  • Updated Mar 25, 2006
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