Darajani Bazaar

Darajani Bazaar, Stone Town: Address, Phone Number, Darajani Bazaar Reviews: 4/5

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Hanna S
Odessa62 contributions
Local market opened till 7pm
Jan 2021
Big choice of fruits, spices, etc. However, prices for fruits were cheper at the Easter coast. Some locals can attach to you as "assistants" - no help from them, you can navigate by yourself
Written 2 February 2021
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Tas G
Athens, Greece1,054 contributions
Colour and smell experience
Jan 2021
Is an African traditional market where you can find anything you want in very good prices. A place where all sellers come to trade their goods. Everywhere you see there are colours and smells. Many fruits and vegetables, meats and fish and many other goods.
It is usually very crowded especially on sundays and a little bit dirty.
Is something that you are not familiar with but worth a lot a vist to see the tradition and the culture.
Spice corners are full of amazing smells and colours
Written 15 January 2021
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FoodDrinkLove
South Africa21 contributions
Disgusting and Vile
Mar 2020 • Couples
Probably the most vile experience, smell and general filth.
Don’t go unless raw meat and seafood organs in extreme heat is your thing.
Written 6 March 2020
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Juluan-BG
Yambol, Bulgaria30 contributions
You must visit it
Feb 2020
If you don't care for the smell must visit it. To see the fishes, meat place, etc ... Attention have many beggars offering spices and similar.
Written 3 March 2020
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Sanjeev G
New Delhi, India235 contributions
Interesting market
Nov 2019
interesting traditional market to visit in Zanzibar, Some of the people called Darajani Market and some called Spice Market.
Its a big local Market in Stone Town
It’s very colorful and beautiful.
Written 18 January 2020
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travelforfun2233
Fruita, CO182 contributions
Must visit
Sep 2019
While your are in Stone Town I recommend a visit to the market. We went as part of a guided tour and it helped so we could ask questions about varies items we saw and did not know what they were. If you buy anything make sure you bargain. It is an eye opening experience if you haven't travelled globally or been to these types of markets before. You may not like the seafood and meat section if you have a weak stomach but it didn't bother us much.
Written 1 December 2019
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Edin Krnic
Tuzi, Montenegro3,066 contributions
Very dirty but I love this market
Jan 2019 • Solo
Really this market is very dirty, but you can by here fresh fish, spices, fresh big bananas .... but be careful when you buy packed spices.
Written 11 November 2019
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Moira W
Hermanus, South Africa20 contributions
Well worth a visit.
Oct 2019 • Couples
The bazaar was wonderful to visit. It was one of those hot humid days and I am glad we took water with us.I was enchanted by the history....sometimes very sad and the architecture of the buildings. I specially enjoyed the doors and the symbolism behind their design.
We skipped the fish and meat markets but the fruits were beautifully displayed and the Spice stalls to die for. The stall owners were friendly and the spice prices reasonable. In lieu of this I did not barter and was touched to receive a few 'presents ' Well worth a visit.
Written 9 November 2019
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Geminican
San Jose, CA1,699 contributions
Interesting traditional market
Aug 2019
Interesting traditional market to visit in Zanzibar. Spend 30-45 minutes to walk through it. Better to have someone local/tour guide to go with you. it's like a maze.
You will see spices, meat, vegetable, all in different sections of the market. Very interesting. Don't recommend that you buy foods from there to prevent getting stomachache.
Written 7 November 2019
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Shane B
Te Awamutu, New Zealand674 contributions
Go hear on a guided town tour
Oct 2019
We went here twice and both times we were easier with a guide or a local highly recommend visit this way as they can give you an insight into all the weird and wonderful things you might see. Went through the seafood part and the smell was not as over whelming as some have suggested.

Another must do in Stone Town recommend do with a guide.
Written 27 October 2019
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