Within the hours invested in the tour you will gain a good understanding of the architecture, culture, daily life and the fascinating history of Zanzibar's capital city and its significant areas, buildings and historical sites. You will soon notice how Zanzibar’s cosmopolitan roots blend with African traditions to shape its unique culture.
I am a graduate in history and architecture of Stone town working as a trip-host and a professional tour guide, born and raised in Zanzibar. I have been leading visits and sharing my home town stories with visitors from all corners of the world for more than 5 years now. In company with one of my handpicked team guides or myself, all locals, with tourism academic backgrounds, we put in our passion for the city and expertise to provide you with a tour that highlight and covers every aspect of Zanzibar’s history, Stone town architecture, cultural heritage and daily life, for you to get a real understanding of this UNESCO World heritage site from a true local.
Old slave market site
The excursion will lead you through a maze of narrow streets, a visit to the Anglican Cathedral (former slave market), House of Wonders, Palace museum, the Old Fort, Darajani market, Hamamni Baths, Catholic Cathedral, Freddy Mercury house and experiencing the hustle and bustle of the streets, the bazaar full of coffee drinkers and the beautiful doors of Zanzibar.
Historical Stone Town Walk By Ally Jape