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Few people seem to visit despite it being in the hustle and bustle of Stonetown.
There is very little information or guidance to benefit from.
There’s also a few stalls selling things that are quite aggressive by Zanzibari standards. I assume because they get few...More
I didnt even realise it was some historical thing to see. It looked like a fort all right but we went in and it was full of people selling overpriced goods and whatnot.
I only wandered in because a lady found me on the street...More
Visited the old fort. There iare information boards explaining its history and is quite interesting.
Now it houses quite a few shops, tourist information, and has had an amphitheatre added to make it an arts venue. Worth a quick visit if in Stonetown.
Since the iconic House of Wonders was closed for renovation, we went directly to the Old Fort. Over the centuries, the fort had various uses from prison to tennis club. Today, thanks to some modernization and the addition of the huge amphitheater, the fort is...More
Our guided tour included a 'walk through' this fort, where the center has an assortment of vendors selling their wares. We didn't actually tour the fort, as it appears one just walks through the open area and exits the other end. The place is not...More
It is nice to see how they don't want to remodel it and leave it's history, but it is a shame they glorify only the history of those who gives them money to do so... for me, it felt like once they were slaved against...More
Yet another gloomy monument of stone town. Inside there are a few tourists traps, including souvenir shops, hairdressers and jewelry sellers. Don't buy anything there!!! In fact - don't gp there at all, there's really nothing to see anyway.