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Free Tour of historic and unique town in Zanzibar(Stone Town Zanzibar)
Hello. I am Ali. I am a tour guide for more than 7 years now. I love this job and its a huge pleasure for me to meet with differrent peoples from every corner of the world, inorder to share different experiences, changing ideas and new innovations but not forget you will get the history of our beautiful Zanzibar. Apart from being a certified tour guide by tourism authorities in Zanzibar. Ali is an environmental expart, bachelor degree holder on environmental planning and management but also diploma in agriculture and irrigation technician. So its an opportunity for you to discuss with me other issues if you will be interested. Thank you and you are most welcome.
In this walking free tour, we will cover the most visited tourist attractions of Stone Town.
Note that the Stone Town tour is one of the tours which can not make you tired since we will walk under the three-storie buildings all over the town.
First, you will visit the old local market which was built in early 1900 by the Sultan of Zanzibar.
Within this market, you will observe how it was planned with all cooking products available within it and how busy it is never forget populated with different kinds of people.
Then we will pass through different kinds of Zanzibar doors made by local peoples. This kind of door came into circulation in the early 1800. There are a different kind and each kind has something special within it which identify the nature of the doors. The curving of the doors explains the history of different things.
Followed by the former slave market: Zanzibar was the center of the slave trade for east African countries.
So this site is the heart of the slave trade, inside it, there is an Anglican cathedral church that acts as a symbol of the slave trade.
Together we will navigate through the old beautiful buildings with narrow paved streets with the only path for walking and bikes.
Also, we will visit the old fort or Arab fort but also other people call it the Portuguese fort, it was built in late 1600 by the Portuguese and finished by Arabs in 1700.
Then we will finish with the heart of stone town which is forodhani park or seafood night market.
What are you going to visit and see during the tour:
- Local market/Spice markets
- Former slave market
- Zanzibar doors
- Old fort
- Forodhani Park/Seafood night market
- Indian ocean
- House of wonder
- Art and crafts (Wooden carving and architecture)
- Local paintings
- Soveniour shops.
You are most welcome because its human right to the people to have fun,enjoying but also discover new things like foreign cultures, architectures. Come and meet with Ali.
Thank you very much.
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:R5QV+HXM, Darajani St, Zanzibar, Tanz...R5QV+HXM, Darajani St, Zanzibar, Tanzania
I will be infront of the darajani local market.
1Free admissionZanzibar Spice Community Shop
Here is the starting point of the tour. From here i will expain in briefly about Zanzibar and Tanzania in general. Secondly is the explaination of Darajani local market and have a walk inside the local market.
2Outside visitOld Slave Market/Anglican Cathedral
How much does this tour cost?
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).