Zanzibar Tourism & Travel Guide

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Top Places To Visit in Zanzibar 59 Spots

Stone Town, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
Tippu Tip’s house today in Zanzibar’s Stone Town is a preserved heritage site, a reminder of its more colourful but cruel times. But not all of Zanzibar’s past is marred by slave trade. Take a walk through Stone Town just before sunrise and you see light slowly fill narrow white-washed alleys, ornate wooden doors that feature not only chains that are symbolic of slave trade but also plant motifs inspired by Zanzibar’s ‘spice island’ moniker.
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Unguja, Tanzania
The colours are so intense, that it feels like I’ve gate crashed an Irma Stern painting. Coming to the archipelago of Zanzibar is like awakening to a beautifully different side of Africa. It’s a destination laced with a rich, spicy history, set within a vivid ocean and landscape, and promising a new stylish take on imperial heritage. Before I came here, all I knew of Zanzibar was from descriptions I had read in letters and journals written by ancient explorers, and blog posts from modern travellers.
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About Zanzibar

Zanzibar. The name itself had always conjured up images of the exotic in my imagination, having once been a centre for spice, ivory and more infamously slave trade, so with a few weeks at my disposal I wasted no time in taking a short diving holiday there with a couple of friends. Type the name of this little East African island into any internet search engine and its appeal is obvious - countless images of picture-postcard palm-fringed beaches, vibrant turquoise waters and deeply coloured sunsets. A real paradise.

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Best time to visit Zanzibar is from June to September
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