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Mizingani Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is being rebuilt! When finished id should be very beautiful! From outside it shows a beautiful architecture!

Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 1 week ago

House of Wonders (Beit el-Ajaib) is currently under regeneration sponsored by the Sultanate of Oman and Program Managed by Zamani, the Program Commenced in May 2018 with supporting scaffolding already now in place and restoration construction work due to begin in early 2019. Work will...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a place to look from outside, beautiful building and architecture but so much to do for renovation

Thank Tristan P
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This building is under construction for years...no one had the money to remake it...the Arabs are sending some founding but in exchange for reliving only their history so it is a bit stuck...too sad to see...and actually nothing much to see, but an old building,...More

Thank Ooty a
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We saw the house whilst on our walking tour on Stone Town. Was the house with the first lift and electricity in Zanzibar and was also the tallest building in east Africa for a while.

Thank JohanVanGreuning
Reviewed August 6, 2018

After all these years House of Wonders has lost most of it's wonders. Unfortunately on our visit it was not accessible inside at all, 'cause it closed down for renovations. I think once it's opened again it will stand again with all it's pride and...More

Thank RonelV67
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing building unfortunately they are reforming so it was impossible to visit inside. Nice pictures to take

Thank mmauleon
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We were not able to see it since it had been closed down for quite awhile for renovations to be done

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Yes, it stands majestically as a testament to the making of Stone Town as a cosmopolitan city. The House of Wonders must have been wonderful a long time back. Even with the largest and most awesome Zanzibari door on the Island, this monumental building houses...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

This structure took a name after being the first building with an electric elevator and lights. Its was closed off public for many months, and today I just passed outside and am proud to share news the renovations has started. Its estimated to be opened...More

Thank Augustine R
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September 10, 2016|
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Response from stevenmG6565FF | Reviewed this property |
Agree, will be open....