Guided tour

Stonetown Historical Walking Tour & Traditional Lunch

4.5 / 5

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Activity provider: Zanzibar Local Experience
Guided tour

Stonetown Historical Walking Tour & Traditional Lunch

Activity provider: Zanzibar Local Experience

From US$ 55 per person

Experience the unique mixture of Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements which have made Stone Town a UNESCO Heritage Site.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
We are able to collect you from any hotel in the North or West Region of Zanzibar. Meet at the lobby of your hotel ,one of our representatives will collect you at your hotel, please provide hotel name and room number.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit a local food market with live fish auctions
  • See all most popular sights, like the Palace Museum, House of Wonder, Old Fort and others
  • Take a picture near Freddie’s Mercury’s House
Full description
The tour will start in one of the most important parts of the old slave market site, the Anglican Church, then continue through the narrow streets. The next stop will be at city market. Here you can see the biggest market of all the islands. Locals buy and sell all sorts of products here, including the freshest fruits and fish auctions where locals bid on sea food. Afterward the tour will cover the main sights of Stown Town, such as the Palace Museum, House of Wonder, which is the largest and tallest building in Stown Town and also known as the Bait-al-ajab. Visit an old fort, the Tippu Tip and of course the most famous spot, Freddie’s Mercury’s house. Visit the Peace Memorial, Natural History Museum and many more. Your tour will end with local lunch in a cozy restaurant.
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide fees
  • Drinking Water
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Meeting point

In front of Old Fort at 9AM

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