Welcome to city tour and this is a walking tour, you will see many historical building and Zanzibar doors. Stone Town, also known as Mji Mkongwe (Swahili for “old town”), is the old part of Zanzibar City, the main city of Zanzibar, in Tanzania It may not have a particularly romantic name, but Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, little changed in the last 200 years. It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings. This one-upmanship is particularly reflected in the brass-studded, carved, wooden Zanzibar doors there are more than 500 different examples of this handiwork. You can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways.
You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, and visit two cathedrals and countless mosques Old Anglican Church, Living Stone house, Old Indian Dispensary, Darajani Market, St.Joseph Cathedral.
This is a walking tour that takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the former slave market for East African Slave trade, and the Old Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. The architectural style of Stone town buildings is a unique mixture of various influences and culture.
Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from.
A guided walk through this colorful and alternating city with tour knowledgeable tour guides, who knows not only funny of Stone town, but also cruel stories to tell about life of the old times in Stone town.
Stone town tour is a walking tour and takes almost 3 hrs of walking in the narrow streets.
The half daytrip includes the guide and all entrance fees