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Address: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
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This deep gorge, measuring 30 miles long and 295 feet deep, features...

This deep gorge, measuring 30 miles long and 295 feet deep, features exposed deposits of fossil fauna, hominid remains and stone tools from 2,1000,000 to 15,000 years ago.

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This was a very interesting stop between Ngorongoro and Serengeti. They are building a new museum to hold the artifacts from this archeology site of pre-human finds.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you have read or studied anything about human anthropology, make sure you visit this site. This was on my bucket list, but it is not for everyone as there are no skeletons to see. You are simply visiting a site where many important discoveries were made and enjoying the beautiful scenery. The valley makes for great pictures.

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Melbourne, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Short visit but super educational. The birds here are incredible. The little museum is fascinating. We ate our box lunch overlooking the Gorge.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the way to the Serengitti from Ngorongoro our guide suggested that we visit this place. We jumped at the idea that we had a possibility to trace steps of the early humans and actually walk the path they once walked. The museum is very interesting with a lot of information on the excavations and findings here and on the... More 

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Thank Sumi R
Sao Paulo, SP
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit has some interest, but has potential to be better given the richness of the findings and of the place´s history.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good lecture about the gorge and nice museum but all of the surrounding building are only part finished. This distracts from the genuine historical interest of the gorge

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very interesting stop between Ngorongoro and Serengeti. They are building a new museum to hold the artifacts from this archeology site of pre-human finds.

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Miami, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to the Serengiti and had no idea of what to expect when we stopped. Was given a talk about the Gorge and its history and was impressed.

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Thank Buff H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is more humble than I expected, but it is a not to be missed place. The setting is extraordinary and tells the history of so much life, vegetable animal and human. I could have spent hours reading the exhibits and looking at the fossils. Amazing!

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Hadera, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

There is a small museum that displays the history of the site, it is small and does not give the effect of such an historically important place. The views of the gorge are spectacular

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Manyara Region, Tanzania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A very important historically place for human history and a interesting place to see. Currently there is a small exhibition, but I am sure it will be very good once the museum is finished (currently under contruction).

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