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Medieval surprise

The Kaole ruins (if visited with a guide) reveals a wealth of information on Tanzania's past... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
What a wonderful place

If you real wanna know the history at the same time collecting some blessings visit KAOLE... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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27 Aug 2018
“Medieval surprise”
18 Jun 2018
“What a wonderful place”
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Bagamoyo, Tanzania
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Kaole ruins (if visited with a guide) reveals a wealth of information on Tanzania's past including the graves of true lovers, the eternal fresh water source, a giant baobab that supports your longevity and more

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

If you real wanna know the history at the same time collecting some blessings visit KAOLE RUINS This place is a worthwhile place to visit

Thank Sherpa759755
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited Kaole with our friendly, and knowledgeable guide from Halisi Adventures. Kaole ruins id Very nice place to visiting if you wanna explore African culture and history. It has few interesting things to visit like 13th Century Mosque, 13th Century Graves, First port of...More

1  Thank andytrop
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

The historic must see place is beautiful. We had a really good tour guide who knew his history well. Lovely experience.

Thank Christabel I
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting historical site with a good small museum. We had a knowledgeable guide called Kelvin. Seems better run and better value than the caravan serai which we also visited. Entrance fee 20kTSh for adults, 10 for children. 2kTSh for Tanzanian nationals. We took the...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed August 18, 2017

Visited Bagamoyo, and the town has some hidden gems, and is filled with historic sights, but nearing cities offer much more to do

Thank Jannik A
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Nice to hear a bit of history of our country but a bit expensive for what it is ( the overall visit took less than one hour).

Thank FanIbra
Reviewed April 26, 2017

the Kaole ruins have a very interesting story - but needs to be told in a better way. Maybe if they can have more visuals, even do reconstructions of some of the buildings and people it would make it more attractive to view.

Thank Mary N
Reviewed April 23, 2017

The Kaole Ruins are ok if you are interested in the ancient history of Bagamoyo (not the slave history). There are ruins of a cemetary and a old mosque. But the price they ask (20000TSH pp) is way too much for what you get.

Thank Sjors P
Reviewed March 21, 2017

I wanted to see this historical buildings which are now ruins, the rest of them teach the history of slave and how Africans have been made goods for business.

Thank Ferdis F
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