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Shakti Temple

Address: Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #38 of 64 things to do in Stone Town
Type: Religious sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

On our first night in Stone Town, my boyfriend and I were woken up in the early morning to very loud bells and drums that were consistently going off for a good five minutes. We soon realized that just next door to our guesthouse was a Hindu Temple. We managed to find the easy-to-miss entrance, and were pleasantly surprised by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1,173 reviews 1,173 reviews
739 attraction reviews
362 helpful votes 362 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Finding a Hindu Temple in the narrow streets of Stone Town is no easy feat. However. the Shakti Temple is worth a visit as there are so few of them in Zanzibar and this one is quite a well run peaceful place. Recommended!

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Ronneby, Sweden
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229 reviews 229 reviews
186 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

One of the hardest places to find in Stone Town. If you look for this temple it's located on Hurumzi Street in town. From there you have to find the correct alleyway and turn left. If you see a closed door with Hindu-signs on, congratulations you found it. The temple is quite small and I was the only person there.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I was not expecting a temple in Z'bar and to my surprise, this is as beautiful as the Stone Town itself, The icing on the cake,

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Well maintained temple hidden in the alleyways of stone town. A bit of mission to find, but well worth it. Its near Emerson Green hotel.

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Malmo, Sweden
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

If you manage to find your way through the maze of Stone Town,love colourful kitsch and have half an hour to spare, this indian temple is well worth a visit.

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Nairobi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012 via mobile

Must visit place in Zanzibar as thIs is the most historic temple in east Africa

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