Guide to Visiting Stone Town in Zanzibar tips

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Historic stone town is the cultural hub of Zanzibar

Stone town is a recommended stop for all who visit Zanzibar on holiday packages in Zanzibar. It is the cultural center where you can find everything. Historical information, local and international restaurants, shopping for everything you might want, and many hotels for all budgets.

Stone town has made from coral stone during the nineteen and twenty century. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage place in 2000. This has uplifted the face of historical city amazingly, and still does. As the full historical part of town is protected, in Stone Town you can truly walk in the same atmosphere the sultans did.

The most famous evening spot in Stone town must be the Forodhani Gardens, with relax cafes and street food. It gets busy around sunset and thrill almost full night.

Eating in stone town

In stone town, there are lots of choices and things to do in Zanzibar. Especially local Zanzibar cuisine and Italian food are simple to find. There are also sushi, Chinese restaurants, and Middle Eastern food accessible.

For a meal to bear in mind, a booking at the Emerson on Hurumzi rooftop is a must. There sweet music with live music is an experience. The view over the town and the ocean is a remarkable plus.

Forodhani Gardens street food is a must, but ensure you get your food from a reliable stand. That means, go where the domestics go. If it looks too best it is too excellent.

Zanzibar museums

Stone town is the house of the Zanzibar museums, like the Old Slave Market, people palace museum, and Hamammi Baths. You can visit them by yourself, but if you want to learn a lot in a little amount of time, booking a guided trip is the top use of time, and provides you many more perspectives to Stone Town as well.

Shopping in stone town

Shopping in this town can be very rewarding. The big shops on Kenyatta street are simple for souvenirs, but if you have more time in your hands, go to the local designer shops. Changa Bazaar street and Gizenga street are best places to begin with.

The local food market also hosts lots of spice stands, but the same place also has several spice shops, which generally have lower prices.So book your cheap flights to Zanzibar now.

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