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Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar
"While wandering through the old city of Stone Town listen closely to our guide’s sagas and tales of Zanzibar’s most popular inhabitants among them Princess Salme Farrokh Bulsara and Bi Kidude and follow their footsteps of past.This half day historical city tour includes the visit to the Darajani Town Market the former Slave Market Forodhani Gardens with view to the House of Wonders Sultan Palace Old Fort and much more worth exploring.For those who would like to do some souvenir shopping your guide will show you some art craft and souvenir shops and teach you how to bargain the best prices."
From $40.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Mombasa
"You will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the Fort Jesus. This is Mombasa's oldest museum and it depicts the culture and the origin of the local people mentioning the origin of Swahili. With a guide you will be able to trace the historical pattern leading to the influence of the sultans. In addition you will learn the culture of the local people through different exhibitions.You will enjoy a walk in narrow streets of the Mombasa old town passing through the famous fish market before driving to see the elephant tusks as a monuments of the ancient (now illegal) ivory trade. After you will then walk in the market with lunch at a local dishes to sample the local cuisines. After lunch you will be taken to the Haller Park. This is not a zoo but a free roaming animal sanctuary born out of the idea to conserve a big old vast former cem"""The tour begins from any accomodation in Mombasa area and visits: Fort Jesus Historical Museum
From $125.00
 
Half Day Mombasa City Tour
"Start your half day tour by walking through Mombasa the second largest city in Kenya to see the asymmetrical streets slow pace of life and diverse population. It is mostly a Swahili town and women can be seen wrapped in brilliant multicolored kanga. You will walk through the winding streets of the Old Town viewing the mosques and buildings as you pass before arriving at the Old Port to see the Dhows.Later you will visit the Mackinon market Elephant Tusks and Indian Temple before visiting Akamba Woodcraft at Changamwe where you can see the craftsmen at work. Here you can try your bartering skills before being transferred back to your hotel.""""Depart from your beach hotel in the morning and drive to Mombasa. Visit to Fort Jesus Museum built by the Portuguese at the end of the 16th century the Old Port
From $72.00

More Restaurants in Zanzibar Island

Emerson's & Green

A great rooftop restaurant at the Emerson's & Green Hotel in Stonetown, it is regarded as a "must". But that depends. See my warning tip...I found this place excellent, but then I like protracted...
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Saagar
Aug 19, 2005

Blue Oyster Hotel

This is the Blue Oyster Hotel's restaurant - also open to people not residing in the hotel. The restaurant is simple and nice, with a view of the Indian ocean.The food is especially tasty, spicy, and...
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SanguiniA
Jul 06, 2005

Dhow Palace Rooftop Restaurant

This is a restaurant situated on the roof of the Dhow Palace Hotel, in the middle of Stone Town. Especially nice at dusk, with the view of Stone Town beneath you and enjoying a nice, cool sea...
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SanguiniA
Jul 06, 2005

Rosa dei venti restaurant

is a small restaurant near the beach (about 6 tables), inside the Rosa dei venti BB. If you wanna eat here you have to book in the morning for the evening, table and what you wanna eat. The owner buys...
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serenat
Aug 27, 2004

Mercury's

At the beach of Stone Town you can find a special bar and restaurant, Mercury's, named after Freddy Mercury, the flamboyant singer of the rock-group Queen.He was born in Stone Town as Farok Bulsara....
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sachara
Aug 17, 2004

Blue Sea Restaurant & Bar

Along Nungwi's beach front there are lots and lots of scattered Wooden restaurant buildings serving everything from woodfired pizzas, pastas to african delicacies and more. This is just one. I went to...
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Zanzibargirl
Aug 12, 2004
 
 
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Mercury's

Dedicated to Freddie Mercury who was born in Zanzibar as Farookh Bulsara in 1946 to Persian immigrant parents, this restaurant is right on the waterfront in Stonetown. Great location, extensive menu...
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jackfruit
Feb 27, 2004

Nungwi Village Beach Resort Restaurant

Great views to the ocean; Extensive menu; Efficient wait staff and very reasonably priced. Chicken Ndogo Ndogo was my personal favorite. It's a local zanzibari chicken curry served with steamed...
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jackfruit
Feb 27, 2004

open air markets

Youve gota try the food at these open air markets , the seafood is fresh of the boats and cooked in front of you theres also a variety of other grilled foods etc its excellent. try the char grilled...
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laughingsun69
Oct 27, 2003

Fresh seafood!

Stone Town - try the sunset grill, above the sunset bar, which as it implies is a great place to watch the sunset. They do steaks and all other kinds of food. Or try Sweat Eazy - they have thai and...
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littlebush
Feb 14, 2003

Swahili food

Being in the island of the spices and with such plenty of quality fish available, you would expect a higher niveau in the local gastronomy. However, compared to the continental food in Tanzania, you...
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DanielF
Sep 09, 2002

Too many to mention. <br/>In Stone...

Too many to mention. In Stone Town there are lots of similar small restaurants selling curry as there is a sizeable Indian minority. Very good, very cheap.Otherwise locally caught seafood: fish and...
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Aphro
Aug 26, 2002

Belvedere Resort Jambiani

very delicious good...seafood, some local Food, international Foodmenu change every daybreakfast good with fresh breadbig platesfriendly attentive service seafoodseafoodpastavarious soups
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hanspeter_W.
Apr 21, 2016

Fat Fish

Varied cuisine, fresh seafood and wonderful view out to the beach! A local zanzibari seafood curry served in a conch. Spicy and yummy!
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jackfruit
Dec 24, 2003

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Kendwa Village Tour

Staying in Kendwa for a week, it was great to see beyond my hotel walls. The tour is run by a NGO so all profits goes back to their community for projects like Water for Kendwa. The guides were really...
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