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“Lovely time” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mbweni Ruins

Mbweni Ruins
6 km from Stone Town, Tanzania
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Ranked #22 of 38 Attractions in Zanzibar
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Lovely time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

Really enjoyed the quiet pace at Mweni Ruins, yet close enough to Stonetown to go for dinner or an outting. Had a lovely dhow trip arranged by the hotel, would have only been improved by some wine and snacks on the dhow- bring your own, if you go out.

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California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Atmospheric”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

Atmospheric ruins in a beautiful garden setting. Well worth an afternoon wandering through the ruins and garden, then down to the beach or the hotel deck restaurant that is located next door.

Visited May 2012
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Toronto
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“Yoga with Jo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

If you are looking for yoga classes - this is the place to go. Jo is a very friendly person who gave me a ride from Stone Town to the ruins where classes are held. The setting is stunning and the atmosphere amongst the class is really laid back! Highly recommend the experience.

Visited April 2012
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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“Stunning”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Took yoga classes there a couple times with Jo. Beautiful surroundings. Great place to get out of town and grab a beer

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