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The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)

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The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)

764 Reviews
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Zanzibar: Private Stone Town Walking Tour
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Zanzibar: Private Stone Town Walking Tour

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It’s fascinating to explore historic Stone Town—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—but it’s easy to lose your way in the area’s maze-like, narrow streets. To stay oriented and ensure you don’t miss key highlights, join a private guide with deep knowledge of local culture. It’s fully personalized to your preferences, whether you’re shopping for local textiles, interested in history, or learning about Stone Town’s unique architecture.
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Tas G wrote a review Yesterday
Athens, Greece1,016 contributions216 helpful votes
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A historical monument at the end of stone town in front of the sea that unfortunately although is UNESCO world herritage has left at its own fate. Graffiti on the walls, posters, no any security. Its a pitty for such a place not to be well preserved
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Laila S wrote a review Jan 5
Nairobi, Kenya173 contributions76 helpful votes
This is supposed to be a heritage site, UNESCO funded. they claim that UNESCO never paid. But from the dirt and ugly grafitti we saw, they don't need money to keep it clean and presentable. Suffice for the govt to ban election posters were a hundred hopeful faces glare at you as you try to imagine what it was like centuries ago to live within these walls.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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zuni P wrote a review Nov 2020
Lagunitas, California599 contributions90 helpful votes
Not a lot of it but has that old Europe world charm i the tropical island feel You can’t miss it - I like stonetown -
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Date of experience: November 2020
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SF Guy wrote a review Sep 2020
San Francisco, California759 contributions137 helpful votes
It’s an ok place to visit you definitely can’t miss it while in Zanzibar. On the inside it opens up to an amphitheater type area and open field. Also, it has some shops inside.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Ian W wrote a review Apr 2020
Portsmouth, United Kingdom166 contributions30 helpful votes
The old fort looks quite imposing from the outside but when you go inside, unfortunately it doesn't quite live up to it. One 1/2 is taken up by a relatively modern concrete amphitheatre and tourist shops and the other half is left empty and used for concerts (they were setting up for a music festival when we visited. The walls are crumbling and the one tower you can climb has ramparts too high to see out of which is a shame as the view would have been very good i'm sure. The whole place can be seen in a matter of minutes and would benefit by having a notice or 2 explaining the history.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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