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Spent 2 nights in stone Town before going to a Nungwi. Cost of taxi from airport around $15 (£12... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
benjyk
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East Sussex
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Must See historical trip

Visited Stone Town and found it to be very historical especially about the slave trade which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
martinUK2018
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London, United Kingdom
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Stone Town is a place to stay and do things but the whole city is an attraction in itself. We spent three days just wandering around and taking in the streets and the atmosphere.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 nights in stone Town before going to a Nungwi. Cost of taxi from airport around $15 (£12). The Airport is an experience in itself. When you arrive there is chaos as those without visas have to complete a form and purchase a visa...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stone Town was constructed from coral stones and the architecture is a mixture of Arabic, African, Indian & European influences. If one is interested in East African / Indian ocean slave trade (which was flourishing even after the Slave trade was abolished on the West...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Stone Town and found it to be very historical especially about the slave trade which was very interesting, sad and moving. My guide was very knowledgeable and made the tour interesting and walked round at my pace. I also saw Freddie Mercury's house which...More

Thank martinUK2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and i had a terrific time in Zanzibar when we visited in September . Our time was made much easier by having a great guide who knew where to take us. h.kalinga@zantatours.com.

Thank Zanzi2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I noticed that manny people don't go in Stone Town when they are on Zanzibar. Lot of thing's there are ruined, but for sure worth to see. City is chaotic, but you have to feel something like that. Food market (every evening on beach) is...More

Thank Sandra Ž
Reviewed 1 week ago

No trip to Zanzibar is complete without a tour through Stone Town. Wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking. Please dress modestly as the town is mainly Islamic and skimpy tourist beach-wear is frowned upon. The dilapidated buildings provide a stark contrast...More

Thank Asiya S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Town stone with a guide as I was not driving on my last day I hired a guide who speaks English who picked me up from the resort The Town is beautiful and full of amazing little Alleyways where you can dis over...More

Thank Ghaida93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had almost 2 whole days here and that were enough for us. We had a guided tour around in Stone town. It was interesting to see and hear about the town. I will recommend you to start with a guided tour. - Simon

Thank Simpsonsk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Stone Town, a place to go and comeback, so much history in stone town, the buildings the narrow streets

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Ramesh C
21 June 2018|
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Response from Mzee A | Reviewed this property |
HI, Rajesh. I would recommend AMOUR as your tour guide, He has been doing a very good job.his phone number +255656249763.
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hotrods_n_curls
28 April 2018|
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Response from LauB74 | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry for the late reply , yes i do have a walking tour guy i can reccommend, Mohammed Noble +255777509906 you can whatsapp
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Response from Petra_Somnea | Reviewed this property |
9-10 days.. If I'll go again I would choose north for the beach Kendwa or Nungwi. Beach is the best there, no seaweed. For Stonetown you can choose to stay 1-2 nights or take a day tour.
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