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Reviewed 6 days ago

Whenever I visit a new city I always visit the main market and bazaar area! This area is well worth your time. The walk from the market through Old Stone Town is interesting as well as fun, you never know what you will find! It...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marta W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The market is interesting. Not much different to similar places in India and Thailand, but it has the local flavors. The fish market is not for the queasy! There are Maney fruits and spices for sale as well. The clothes in the markets are mostly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank johannesv234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is interesting because it is touristy, but at the same time it's not. We can see lots of local people shoping around, and also tourists being taken to spice shops. Overall, it's worth a visit, for the great amount of different items and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FerTarran
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Near slave Market really a place Not to miss For the atmosphere The shopping of the spices must cheaper than in the spices farm You need to bargain of course

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

This Bazaar is very old place for the dealing with the domestic citizens. You can buy spices, fishes, fruits,....

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NRMarian24
Reviewed February 22, 2019 via mobile

Lots of different areas. Fish, meat, fruits and vegetables, spices, etc. Caveat emptor, and take your haggling skills with you. They’ll start crazy high with “Whole Foods” premium organic pricing... but haggle down to reasonable if you have the patience. The wife enjoys haggling. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dutemplar
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Small but interesting to go for a quick walk. They say it is smelly but it is OK very OK. Interesting for spices coffee tea at very good prices.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Patrick H
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

The bazaar is enough capacity to buy herbs and gifts for a good price and to try to feel the traditionalty. The reaching there by walking in the old citys road was nice

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank uzmelissa
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Upon visit to Zanzibar, for shopping mostly clothes and footwear, Darajani is a best place to visit, it is a long street with plenty of shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Fairly typical of markets in such places, lots of local produce, fairly hassle free but nothing exceptional, gets busy out front later in the day with lots of very small sellers.

Date of experience: November 2018
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from LegendErik | Reviewed this property |
As it been said. Opens in the early morning and close in the late evening. But if you want to feel the real buzz you should definitely go there ASAP.
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February 21, 2017|
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Response from DAK_Hamilton | Reviewed this property |
They may take other funds but I always paid in Tsh. Depending where you are, it is a relatively easy walk, on the outside of Stone Town