The Stone Town doors

  Stone Town is a very modern city. It was founded during the time of the sultanate of Oman (17th cenury) as a village of fishermen. It mixed both Persian and Arab cultures, plus the ancient traditions of the Bantu tribes who already lived there before the Shirazi age. As a real city, Stone Town [...]
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Year 2020 hits again in Zanzibar

House of Wonders (Beit Al Ajaib), the majestic palace in Stone Town, Zanzibar, collapsed the 25th of December 2020.   This year 2020 will be remembered for the Covid-19 world pandemic, but on the Island of  Zanzibar, where apparently the pandemic ended in May, the collapse of the House of Wonder will be a more [...]
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Zanzibar: Hindu temple

It's not one of Zanzibar's main attractions, but without a doubt the Hindu temple is a stopover to understand the multicultural texture of the island. If you look up through the streets of stone town you will often notice a colorful cone-shaped upside-down ice cream form that rises between the roofs of the city. East [...]
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Zanzibar: Freddie Mercury Museum

Finally the new museum dedicated to Freddie Mercury in Zanzibar is open. In the city of Stone Town, the place that gave birth to the leader of the Queen, finally a proper place is dedicated to the memory of Freddie Mercury. Previous Next Born from the passion of an italian businessman and a friend of [...]
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Zanzibar: café africano

The hot weather was suffocating us, when we saw a nice place in a small square. Café Africano was the name that attracted us in that common day in Zanzibar. As everything begin, we were walking meaningless in the hot narrow streets of Stone Town without any destination. The Café Africano is a nice quiet place located in [...]
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