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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 784 368 911
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a quick visit to the market. It was nice to see the different fruit, spices and meat on sale. Have never seen such large bananas in my life. The red bananas was also something new.

Thank JohanVanGreuning
Reviewed July 5, 2018

As the market stands out to be a market place where many gets supplies and mostly food, the visit to Darajani is not for everyone. For those people who grew up in same setting, there is no need to go there and especially if you...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Nothing like local market to enjoy an authentic experience. This garden is open all day, but about 6pm local vendors start preparing their stalls to sell food.This is a great place to sample local cuisines.There is so much variety - very affordable and prepared fresh.If...More

Thank kanelani M
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Busy place where the locals shop and you can too - lots of fresh fruits, bread and spices. You don’t need to take is as a tour, just walk around and get lost for an hour or two - it is not that big. The...More

Thank Charlotte L
Reviewed May 28, 2018

My husband and I took a tour of Stone Town with a guide on our last day. The bazaar was really interesting, but the walkways were very tight and all of the commotion was overwhelming. There was so much to see, smell, hear and I...More

Thank krinets8
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

It was lovely to walk around experience this market but I wouldn't do it every day! A great way to explore!

Thank Kashmirite
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Not something that would go and visit every time you're in Stone Town, but worth a visit once. All markets around the world is but the same.

Thank WBronkhorst
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Great experience of the local market. The meat section may not be for the weak stomached; however, a very good insight into lifestyle in Zanzibar. Since Islam is the predominant religion in Zanzibar, so dressing modestly at the local market would be appreciated (cover to...More

Thank CeliacTraveler2015
Reviewed March 11, 2018

This is the main market in stonetown. If you want see what it is like in a Zanzibar market then a visit here is a must. Be prepared to have your senses blown away and if you are squeamish about smells or the sight of...More

Thank SalimM
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I really like this place, it’s a small market with lots of spice and fruits. It’s very colorful and beautiful. Vendors are nice and very friendly. It’s just besides the small fish market that is also interesting.

Thank Claudia O
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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
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