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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited to buy coffee and some spice. Must bargain for it. And try to buy from same person than you can have economy’s of scale for a greater discount. Unfortunately we have not find everything we are looking for in the same place....More

Thank Serçin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Darajani Bazaar was one of our fist guided attraction in Stone City. The bazaar itself has a long history. These days is mainly a food market (seafood, meat, fruits, grains, spices), but there are also shops selling a number of different goods. It's an interesting...More

Thank logarmihec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While you can get saffron at a great price if you haggle, it’s not a stand out market for me. Beware of artificial saffron, an orange powder.

Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large market in the old town of Stone Town. Divided into 3 parts: Vegetables and fruits, meat (all types) and fish. It is recommended to visit only the vegetarian part becouse of the smell in the two other parts. The prices of spices are higher...More

Thank Ofer D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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!

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kattenpark
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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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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