Take A Walking Tour of Stone Town
Stone Town is the old city and cultural heart of Zanzibar, little changed in the last 200 years.It is a place of winding alleys, bustling bazaars, mosques and grand Arab houses whose original owners vied with each other over the extravagance of their dwellings.This one-upmanship is particularly reflected in the brass-studded, carved wooden doors– there are more than 500 different examples of this handiwork. You can spend many idle hours and days just wandering through the fascinating labyrinth of narrow streets and alleyways.This is a walking tour that takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders,the former slave market for East African Slave trade, and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar.The architectural style of Stone town buildings is a unique mixture of various influences and culture.
You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques!
Stone Town has some excellent gifts shops with plenty of souvenirs and handicrafts to choose from.
A guided walk through this colorful and alternating city with tour knowledgeable tour guides, who knows not only funny of Stone town, but also cruel stories to tell about life of the old times in Stone town.
We are the founders of Go Visit Zanzibar. We are an American/Zanzibari couple who live in Zanzibar. I (Sara) am from the States and have over 20 years experience working in the tourism and hospitality industry around the world. I am the liaison and coordinator. My husband (Said) is the local expert from Zanzibar and will be your guide. Together we can arrange any activity or excursion during your holiday to Zanzibar. We cater to individuals and small groups providing the local insider experience. We also offer island wide professional photography services. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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