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Stone Town's Hidden History: Private Guided Walking Tour

Stone Town's Hidden History: Private Guided Walking Tour

Get ready for a fascinating journey through Stone Town, Zanzibar, where you'll discover the town's geography, history, architecture, and culture. As you stroll through its narrow streets, you'll find more than 2000 limestone buildings. These streets cover an area the size of 14 football fields, and around 18,000 people live in the neighborhoods. Stone Town is like a mix of different cultures, including African, Arab, Indian, Persian, and European influences. Because it's so special, it's been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. A Melting Pot of Cultures: Zanzibar and Stone Town are like a big blend of cultures. During your adventure, you'll visit places like the Anglican Cathedral (which used to be a slave market), the House of Wonders (now a national museum under renovation), the Palace museum, the Old Fort, Darajani market, Hamamni Bath's street, Catholic Cathedral, Jaw's corner; Freddy Mercury's house, and you'll also experience the bustling streets, the lively market where people drink coffee, and the beautiful doors of Zanzibar. You'll see why Stone Town deserves to be called a World Heritage Site. Don't forget to explore the bazaar shops zone where local people shop for their everyday needs and a colorful market street. Custom-Made Experience: No matter if you're into history, culture, architecture, or shopping, our guides can adjust the tour to match your interests. They'll share stories, some funny and some sad, about how people lived and what the culture was like in old Stone Town. And when the tour ends, our guide will make sure you safely return to where you started the tour or where you first met. This tour is a delightful dive into Stone Town's rich diversity, where history and culture come together, waiting to be discovered and appreciated!

Spice Tour + Stone Town Walking Tour

Spice Tour + Stone Town Walking Tour

walking to the spice plantation we will get opportunity to see, smell and test some tropical spices and fruits like cinnamon, cardamon, black pepper, chill, ginger, vanilla stick, lemon grass, lemon mint, turmeric, nutmeg and cloves. and also to experience the nature of spices and how are grown in Zanzibar, and of the tour will get opportunity to see some one is calling human butterfly who is climbing the coconut tree until the top and singing " hakuna matata song" and Stone town tour is the walking tour, where we are going to get experience of history of slaves since 17th century and 18th century. when we walking there we get opportunity see the old slave market site, darajani fish market, Freddy mercury house, house of wonders and old fort. where the first ones to set foot on Zanzibar was parshian from Iran and they became Portugal under Vasco-dagama and late Arabs from Oman and British. stone town tour is very excited tour involving with a lot of history and different influence.

Zanzibar City: Guided Tour of the Stone Town District

Zanzibar City: Guided Tour of the Stone Town District

Transportation if a booking of 1, 2, 3 ,4 pax Transport not including you will have to pay additional taxi fee but if a booking of 5... pax transport is including and l will follow you at hotel no need to come to the meeting point Discover Stone Town, the old part of Zanzibar City, through the eyes of a local guide. Learn about the spice island's history and see Freddie Mercury's childhood home, the Old Dispensary, Old Fort, and more. During the walking tour, meet locals and discover the best places to visit. After hotel pickup, follow your guide through the alleyways of Stone Town. Take in different historical landmarks and discover how the town has changed over time. See the Anglican Cathedral Church, House of Wonders, and Freddie Mercury's home. Learn about slavery at the Slave Chambers. Take in the majestic Sultan's Palace, now the People's Palace Museum. Meet locals in Darajani or Stella Market. See the landmark big tree near the Old Dispensary. Marvel at the Old Fort and learn about its Portuguese and Omani history. Take your time exploring the maze of alleyways with your guide.

Zanzibar: Stone Town Walking Tour

Zanzibar: Stone Town Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Stone Town on a guided walking tour. See the Old Slave Market, the Anglican Cathedral of Christ, and the Sultans Palace Museum. Admire the architecture of the city and learn about its history. Start your tour at the main City market, which was opened in 1904. Get a comprehensive view of the Stone Town architecture, its sand and stone ancient built houses, some of them have Arab/Indian with carved doors with brass studs, and carved balconies. Continue to the Old Post Office and the house where Freddy Mercury was born. Stop at the Anglican Cathedral of Christ, on the site of the Old Slave Market. From here, continue to the Sultans Palace Museum, House of Wonders (Beit-el-ajaib), and the Old Arab Fort. Finish your tour at the Forodhani Garden.

Zanzibar: Stone Town & Prison Island Guided Tour

Zanzibar: Stone Town & Prison Island Guided Tour

Experience the charm of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built from coral stone in the 19th and 20th centuries. Immerse yourself in the vibrant blend of Arabic, African, Indian, and European cultures as you stroll through narrow streets lined with mosques, churches, and temples. Your guide will lead you on a cultural journey through historical landmarks including the old slave market, the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, Sultan’s Palace, Darajani market, and Forodhani Gardens. Then, embark on a short boat ride to Prison Island, where a fascinating history awaits. Originally built in 1893 as a prison for violent offenders and the sick, Prison Island is now home to a tortoise sanctuary housing giant tortoises imported from the Seychelles in the late 19th century. Touch these magnificent creatures, some of which are over 150 years old, and snap photos with them. Additionally, explore the island's colony of beautiful peacocks before choosing to snorkel among the coral reefs surrounding Prison Island or simply bask in the sun's warm rays. Finally, return to Stone Town, enriched by a day of history, culture, and natural wonders.

Discover the Enchanting History and Culture of Zanzibar

Discover the Enchanting History and Culture of Zanzibar

A Stone Town tour in Zanzibar takes you on a captivating journey through the historic heart of the island's capital, known for its rich cultural heritage and distinctive architecture. Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is a labyrinth of narrow, winding streets lined with centuries-old buildings, bustling markets, and vibrant local life. During the tour, you'll explore the maze-like alleys, where the air is filled with a blend of aromatic spices and the sounds of people going about their daily routines. The architecture of Stone Town showcases a fusion of African, Arab, Indian, and European influences, reflecting the island's diverse history as a major trading hub. You'll have the opportunity to visit iconic landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a grand palace that once served as the Sultan's residence and now houses a museum dedicated to Zanzibar's history and culture. The Old Fort, built by the Portuguese in the 17th century, stands as a reminder of the island's colonial past. The Anglican Cathedral, located on the site of a former slave market, serves as a poignant reminder of Zanzibar's role in the slave trade. As you stroll through the narrow streets, you'll encounter bustling bazaars where traders sell an array of goods, from colorful textiles and handmade crafts to exotic spices and fresh produce. The tour offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere, interact with friendly locals, and perhaps even sample some delicious Zanzibari street food. A Stone Town tour provides a glimpse into the vibrant history, culture, and daily life of Zanzibar. It's a captivating journey that allows you to appreciate the unique blend of influences that have shaped this enchanting island destination. You will be picked up from your hotel or resort from any location in Zanzibar and driven to stone town to start your tour. Once the tour is over, you will be driven back to your hotel or resort.

Jozani forest with Stone town walking tour (half day)

Jozani forest with Stone town walking tour (half day)

Walking in Jozani forest get opportunity to visit and explore the nature in Zanzibar where we are going to visit the forest with good climatic weather, more importantly to see the red monkeys that they are so friendly, that red monkey they are so special monkeys they have four fingers and no thumb, and on their chest they are white and on the back they are all red, and they have allergic only they eat green and young fruits and vegetables. moreover, will get opportunity to see some forest species like digidig, elephant shrew and camilions. once we done visiting forest we will visit the mangroves area and to learn how the mangroves are grown, and Stone town tour is the walking tour, where we are going to get experience of history of slaves since 17th century and 18th century. when we walking there we get opportunity see the old slave market site, darajani fish market, Freddy mercury house, house of wonders and old fort. where the first ones to set foot on Zanzibar was parshian from Iran and they became Portugal under Vasco-dagama and late Arabs from Oman and British. stone town tour is very excited tour involving with a lot of history and different influence.

Zanzibar Spice Farm Adventure & Stone town History tour

Zanzibar Spice Farm Adventure & Stone town History tour

Embark on an immersive journey through the heart and soul of Zanzibar with our Spice Farm Adventure & Stonetown History tour. Our adventure begins amidst the verdant landscapes of Zanzibar's renowned spice farms. As you step into this lush haven, your senses will come alive with the vibrant colors and intoxicating aromas of cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and an array of other exotic spices. Guided by knowledgeable locals, you'll wander through the fields, learning about the fascinating cultivation processes and the historical significance of each spice. Engage in hands-on experiences, from harvesting fresh ingredients to participating in traditional spice preparation methods, gaining a deeper appreciation for the integral role these spices play in Zanzibar's culture and cuisine. After an enriching exploration of the spice farms, we'll journey to Stonetown, the UNESCO World Heritage Site that serves as the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar. Steeped in centuries of history and culture, Stonetown's labyrinthine streets beckon with tales of Swahili sultans, Arab traders, and European colonizers. Accompanied by our expert guides, you'll stroll through the maze-like alleyways, passing by elegant Arabic-style architecture, bustling markets, and intriguing historical landmarks. Marvel at the ornate carvings of the Old Fort, delve into the haunting history of the Slave Market, and admire the grandeur of the Sultan's Palace. Throughout the tour, you'll have the opportunity to interact with locals, savoring authentic flavors at local eateries and engaging in insightful conversations that offer a glimpse into the daily life and traditions of Zanzibar's inhabitants. As the day draws to a close, reflect on the wealth of experiences and memories you've accumulated, from the sensory delights of the spice farms to the captivating history of Stonetown. Our Zanzibar Spice Farm Adventure & Stonetown History tour promises to be an unforgettable odyssey, immersing you in the essence of this enchanting island paradise.

Stone town Private walking tour

Stone town Private walking tour

Stone town tour is walking tour, where we are going to get experience of history of slaves since 17th and 18th century. when we walking there we get opportunity to see the old slave market site, Darajani fish market, Freddy mercury house, house of wonders and old fort, where the first one to set foot on Zanzibar was parishian from Iran and they become Portugal under vasco-dagama and late Arabs from Oman and British, stone town tour is very excited tour involving with a lot of history and different influence

Stone town Private Walking Tour

Stone town Private Walking Tour

Stone town tour is the walking tour, where we are going to get experience of history of slaves since 17th century and 18th century. when we walking there we get opportunity see the old slave market site, darajani fish market, Freddy mercury house, house of wonders and old fort. where the first ones to set foot on Zanzibar was parshian from Iran and they became Portugal under Vasco-dagama and late Arabs from Oman and British. stone town tour is very excited tour involving with a lot of history and different influence. our driver and professional tour guide will meet you from your point take you to the stone town tour, after you done will take you back to your point

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What people are saying about Anglican Cathedral Stone Town

Overall rating

4.7
(6 reviews)

Our guide Stirieo was great. He speaks really good German. The driver was also very friendly and helpful. We really liked the spice farm, we were able to learn and try a lot. Stone Town didn't really convince us. The slave museum was very interesting. We had a great day.

The tour was very interesting and a lot of fun. We can only recommend it. Our guide spoke German very well and told us lots of new facts about the spices and Stone Town/Zanzibar.

We enjoyed our tour very much. Abdi was very knowledgeable, customized our tour for the 3 sites we wanted to see. He was punctual and courteous. We would highly recommend him.

The tour was very good! Both Abdul our driver and our tour guife were very helpful and everything run smoothly. Would definitely reccomend !

We were picked up at the hotel. Stierio is a very friendly guide. He does his job very well. We had a great, fun day. 👍🏻