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Iringa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a great place for a hike, and the rock formations were stupendous. There were also a few shelters where stone age archeological remnants were housed. We had a guide, who explained some things about the eucalyptus trees, but not much about the archeology...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JoyH32
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good history and a must place to see when in Iringa. can be visited with family as well . the guide was friendly and a good time spending for atleast 2 hours while relaxing in the environment ..cheeerrrrs

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank seemanauttamtz
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

History lovers, This is the place worth visiting there is much to lean and beautiful views of the canyon and the beautiful pillars.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank EndlessSafaris
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is so worthwhile, just 20 mins from Iringa by road and so unspoilt. There are no two sandstone formations the same. Initially there is a small museum and information centre showing artefacts of the area and you see very little until you walk past...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jackienafrica
Reviewed 24 October 2018

there are hundreds of sandstone formations at Isimilia Stone age site and every singe one is a bit different from all the other ones. It's just awesome to walk through the canyon and see all these unique sandstone formations.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank johannesrathke
Reviewed 25 June 2018

A small museum and a nice guided walk in the area of the pillars. I think it should be more advertised.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mmerlot
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Isimila Stone age Site in Iringa, southern Tanzania with my wife and baby. We explored this historic area on foot passing through ancient canyons. Fossilized bones of mammals; an extinct hippopotamus and over 60000 years old tools are some of the stone age finds...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jacob W
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I have visited this place today...i was expecting that it is nice but in real..it's much more than the words or pics can ever tell. Honestly...go there...and you will understand what i talk about.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful and historical place. It was amazing to learn all about the bi-facial tools estimated to be between 60 000 and 100 000. Very interesting large stone pillars as high as 30m and very hot during the day. Christopher was our guide and...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Virginia J
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Nice museum explaining the history. Pleasant walk through the site. The walk through showcased natural rock formations, not the dig really, but it was still nice.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Jacob W
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Response from Virginia J | Reviewed this property |
Hello Jacob. It is children friendly but children from the age of around 7 and above. I went with my nephew who is 9yrs old and he was perfectly okay. I wouldn’t recommend younger children because there’s walking involved... More
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Response from Maria123761 | Reviewed this property |
sorry no idea. there is a signboard on the main road just show up
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