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All reviews interesting museum sultans lived some tlc great history princess salme on display guided tour couple of hours stone town tour artifacts formica zanzibar insight information restoration wonders century
Had a guided tour of the palace. Many artifacts from the Sultan time period. Guide was very good and answered many questions. This is not a gleaming palace. More of mansion that has seen its better days. 3 flights of stairs. i thought it was...More
The palace which host a museum with objects of Sultans of Zanzibar is quite nice but it needs some works.
We didn't enter inside but we had a look at the palace and at the entrance of the building as it was more interesting to...More
This museum is supposed to illustrate the history of Zanzibar, more precisely the history of the Saidi family of Sultans of Zanzibar.
The palace used to be a beautiful building but now it is literally falling apart. The exhibitions don't fare much better either making...More
if you are short in time, i suggest you skip the palace, since it is not well maintained and the only interesting from my stand point is the balcony view.. the rest of the building is nothing special. If you do have some time to...More
This is one of the old palaces of the sultans of Zanzibar, a family ruling the island till 1964. Its genealogy and its rooms and antique objects to use are shown, together with documents about their trade during two centuries. We found this an interesting...More
The palace is located on the ocean front and it offers a glimpse of the history of Zanzibar and the life of its sultans in the 19th and first half of the 20th century. One can visit rooms that served for public functions, as well...More
This was also part of our Old Stone Town Tour, the Museum itself appeared to be a little in need of some TLC but apart from the a great little stoll through part of Zanzibar history, it is worth spending a little time here to...More