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Forodhani Park

On the Waterfront, Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #4 of 13 Attractions in Stone Town
Type: Parks, Gardens
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Dar es salaam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I love food, I love to eat. if anyone one out there share the same story then this is the place to be whenever you are in Zanzibar. Sea food is amazing and well priced too. Zanzibar mix is on point. Kudos!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an interesting place to visit in the evening. There are many food stands and the advice given to us was to always request the food fresh and to take a bite before you pay. We didn't try the food because i was put off by the flies but definitely a place to see where many locals hang out.

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

visited by day and night day time in daytime its quiet with not many about but at night they have many stalls with food cooked infront of you we tried it one evening and many families about. and some enterainment by the crowds gathered about

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Lagos, Nigeria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

So this is a follow-up to my review on Mercury Restaurant. After leaving Mercury Restaurant really angry and still very hungry, i went back to the Forodhani Park. (Back because, my bus had driven past it on my arrival earlier in the morning and because i had walked past it when i went in search of a BDC to change... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It is a cool and clean park to enjoy, very near to the port and the Palace museum. It is beautifully built, have variety of flowers and plants as well as place to relax. There is option of paid rides for kids also

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Dakar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We visited with our 5-year-old who loved the children's playground in the park. It cost less than a dollar to go in and was nice.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Our hotel was nearby, so we enjoyed the activity and barbecues that happened nightly in the park. Great spot for people watching!

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Tehran, Iran
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

the park offers a good sea view. during the evening, numerous stalls will be grilling and selling food... mostly seafood

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The place has been taken over by drug dealers. There are too many homeless people around disturbing and begging. Food in the street is not reliable, be very careful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Great atmosphere and really busy. The food we had was from one of the busier stalls and was really tasty and such good value.

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