Cultural Walking Tour through Stonetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Stonetown is a UNCESCO world heritage site since 2000. It was the main center of the slave trading around the Indian ocean, you can see many important spots of the abominable past of this time. The city is full of historical importance in East Africa. Stonetowns architecture, reflects the various influences underlying the Swahili culture, giving a unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements. Immerse yourself in all the wonderful smells, colors and spectacle that you can only find here through the mix of the different cultures. In our guided Tour we will see and explain all important places of the history, the House of Wonders, Forodhani Garden, Slave Trade Museum / Anglican Church, the Hindu Temple, Catholic Church, Darajani Market, Jaws Corner and much more. Loose yourself in the narrow streets, look at the carved doors which tell stories, venture into the rush of the market and feel the spirit of Zanzibar.
per adult from
2 hours 30 minutes
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- licensed Tour Guide
- Pick up from Hotels located in Stonetown
What's excluded :
- Food and Drinks
- Tips for the Guide
- Transfer from other parts of the Island (the Tour is starting in Stonetown)
- Entrance Fees
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Forodhani Gardens, On the Waterfront, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
The Forodhani Garden is a small park of the historical city of Stonetown. The place is located along the main seawalk of Stonetown, just in front of the most famous buildings of the old city, the House of Wonders and the Old Fort. This place is very famous for locals and tourist to meet and chill, it becomes also very busy during the evening as a night food market.
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), Mizingani Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
On our way we pass the famous House of wonders, unfortunately the building is under construction and we just can tell you the history outside of the building
Stop At: Darajani Bazaar, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
Zanzibar's main market is a hive of activity, with everything. Come and enjoy the smelling of the different spices, fruits and vegetables. See how local deal and bugging on the traditional fish and meat market.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Old Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral, Mkunazini Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
We will pass the famous Slave Market/Anglican Cathredral in Stonetown, we will explain you the history about the slave trade in east africa
Pass By: Jaw's Corner, Baghani St, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Jaws Corner is THE hotspot in Stonetown, drink a fresh brewed coffee and watch the local people playing the typical Bao Game.
Pass By: Princess Salme Museum at Emerson on Hurumzi, Stone Town, Zanzibar City Tanzania
Princess Salme was the daughter of the Sultan, who fled after fall in love with a german man.
Departure Point :Forodhani, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Traveler pickup is offered
The pick up in Stonetown is included, we can also pick you up from any other location on the island - for extra cost
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 9/15/2019 - 10/22/2021
Monday - Sunday: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Near public transportation
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.