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Found these people on FaceBook and so happy I did. They came to our lunch and did all 8 of us. We... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Lovely thing to do if ever in Stone Town

Not only is the Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery an art gallery with beautiful art work done with the... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2017
Maputo, Mozambique
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8 Aug 2017
“Great service”
26 Jul 2017
“Lovely thing to do if ever in Stone Town”
The women of Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery transform traditional henna body arts into paintings and prints . Using a centuries old tradition of adorning women's hands and feet for celebrations such as weddings and festivals, the artists translate the...more
Hurumzi St, Stone Town, Zanzibar City 71000, Tanzania
+255 774 039 006
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Found these people on FaceBook and so happy I did. They came to our lunch and did all 8 of us. We were so happy with the art and such lovely ladies. Thank you

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank GlyndaK
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Not only is the Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery an art gallery with beautiful art work done with the Henna tube with paint in it but you can also learn a bit about Henna and why it's used and how it works on your skin. You...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Beautiful store to visit and to support the women working there. I was very warmly greeted as I entered the very small store front (it has more room in the back). The work was explained to me and I was shown some amazing paintings. I...More

Date of experience: January 2017
4  Thank Sam S
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We recently visited the Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery and were very impressed with the beautiful paintings! The work is a painted translation of henna body art. We were able to visit the women painting in their studio above the gallery. It was a special experience...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank trave2017
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We recently spent a week in Zanzibar and the Hurumzi Henna /Art Gallery was the most interesting place we visited. The gallery is owned and operated by a group of Muslim henna artists who have transformed their ancient henna designs into colorful and intricate paintings...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed October 24, 2016

I visited this gorgeous, vibrant gallery in the heart of Stone Town, so close to the Zanzibar Coffee House, which is worth stopping in, too, or staying as a guest. The manager was there, and she took me around the whole gallery and showed me...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank pinkeraser
Reviewed October 19, 2016

The art and the artists at Hurumzi Henna Art Gallery are one-of-a-kind. Their interpretations of traditional Swahili patterns onto paper, cloth and canvas are stunning--colorful and beautifully composed. the gallery offers insights into the work and the culture, and staff are happy to help take...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Maine_1000
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I was so excited to visit this gallery and take a class in the mendhi painting. It was tucked away in the maze of Stone Town, but if you keep an eye out for the sign, you will find it. Unfortunately, there were no classes...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ch33kyD
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Good selection of souvenirs in addition to experiencing the art of henna designs. Varied options are available here.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed June 17, 2016

If you are a person that loves art definitely that is the perfect place to visit. With a plenty of choices and different prices for anyone.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank CrAzyTravEller7_9
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