Stone Town

Stone Town is the main city on . It is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa. Its architecture, mostly dating back to the 19th century, reflects the diverse influences underlying the Swahili culture, with a unique mixture of Moorish, Arab, Persian, Indian and European elements.

Notable Places in the Area

The or Palace of Wonders is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Photo: Moongateclimber, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The , also known as Ithnashiri Dispensary, is a historical building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. Photo: Moongateclimber, Public domain.

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The is located in a historical building of Stone Town, Zanzibar.

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is a historical building in Stone Town, Zanzibar, located in Suicide Alley in the Shangani ward near the Africa House Hotel and Serena Inn, about 15–25 minute walking time from the Old Fort and . Photo: DidierTais, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is one of the two main parts comprising , the capital of Zanzibar, the other being the historical Stone Town.

is a large neighbourhood of , the more modern part of in Tanzania. Photo: Loranchet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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