Things to do in Zanzibar City

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    Forodhani Gardens

    Forodhani Gardens

    Ranked #1 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    8.315 reviews
    Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withFoodiesBackpackersAdventure

    Its a small garden by the sea, close to many restaurants and old attractions like Museums, the fort, nice to walk by.

  • 2
    Spice & Stone Town Tour

    Spice & Stone Town Tour

    Ranked #2 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    8.818 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Guided Tour
    Popular withFoodiesGreenAdventure

    This is such an interesting tour - I highly recommend it. I had no idea what pepper looks like before it's sitting in my spice cabinet or how vanilla grows ...

  • 3
    Darajani Market

    Darajani Market

    Ranked #3 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    8.58 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withFoodiesFamilies

    This is a really fun place to explore. Definitely bring a camera (just make sure to ask before you snap any portraits). Also, a GREAT place to buy spices and ...

  • 4
    Changuu Private Island Paradise

    Changuu Private Island Paradise

    Ranked #4 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    9.17 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withAdventureGreenHistory
  • 5
    House Of Wonders

    House Of Wonders

    Ranked #5 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    6.810 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryArtsy

    The external facade has some charm but this former museum and home to Zanzibar's first elevator is closed until further notice due to structural problems that make it unsafe.

  • 6
    Zanzibar Night Market

    Zanzibar Night Market

    Ranked #6 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    7.77 reviews
    Shopping, Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodies

    colorful, busy with good food, mkate majaj was realy good

  • 7
    Old Slave Market

    Old Slave Market

    Ranked #7 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    7.76 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withHistoryBackpackersStudents

    Nothing too much to see here at all. It is really just two small holding chambers underground where slaves were held before they went to market.

  • 8
    Safari Blue Tours

    Safari Blue Tours

    Ranked #9 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    9.54 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Tour Company
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureGreen
  • 9
    Anglican Cathedral

    Anglican Cathedral

    Ranked #8 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    8.07 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Religious Center, Church
    Popular withHistorySpiritual

    It's almost derelict exterior is deceiving. Inside it's nearly immaculate and houses sobering reminders of the tragic history of this site, formerly a slave market, that has been transformed into ...

  • 10
    Old Fort

    Old Fort

    Ranked #11 overall in Zanzibar City things to do
    8.03 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryArtsyBackpackers

    The Old Fort of Zanzibar has become something of a beacon of activity in Stone Town. It's the oldest structure on the island, dating back to the 1600's and today ...

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