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Must visit if you are interested in colonial past

Old Boma is one of the remarkable and beautiful buildings remaining from the German occupation... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Walk around

...and get feeling of history. The aerea around is also interesting. Be CAREFUL of the hang arounds... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
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Aug 27, 2018
“Must visit if you are interested in colonial past”
Aug 5, 2018
“Walk around ”
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Old Boma is one of breathtaking buildings left by Colons and has such a beautiful. view from the top of building you can get to see ocean view and Bagamoyo town. HURRY UP AND VISIT NOW

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LolindaJoshman
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Old Boma is one of the remarkable and beautiful buildings remaining from the German occupation. Stunning location with view at the Indian Ocean and being restored into university building

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidboselie
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

...and get feeling of history. The aerea around is also interesting. Be CAREFUL of the hang arounds which like to be a guide and take would your money!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank travels-on-earth
Reviewed January 24, 2018

We could not go in, so it was just a case of walking by. It is a historic building, but has been left to decay. A real shame that such an important historical site has been allowed to fall into disrepair. It is interesting to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Emma S
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Buildings in Bagamoyo's Old Town with beautiful, handcarved wooden door frames of Arabian and Indian design-- such as that of the Old Bagamoyo Tea House-- ... Other historical sites of interest are the German Boma, which was built in 1897 as the German colony's central...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank moonlight2urse
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Bagamoyo is rich in history but hardly any of the historic sites are maintained ; my advice is to come and visit before it is all gone

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Eva P
Reviewed November 13, 2017

We were harassed in Bagamoyo after slowing down to take a photo of this old BOMA. A weird guy followed us on his motorbike and was taking photos of the number plate. When we parked the car he also pulled up behind. We told him...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank LaurafromAUS
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Currently, the place is under renovation but from the outside, it still looks ancient and beautiful. Worth driving by to see the old German fort.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Christabel I
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Historic building from 2nd world war. Rarely found elsewhere in Tanzania. A bit in decay, might need some restoration.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wanderer225762
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

The boma is on renovations. On its completion will provide a great view of it! Though it wouldn't be exactly as it was but for the purpose of preserving it for future generation is paramount

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Elibramack J
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