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Dar es Salaam
Nestled along a natural harbor on the Indian Ocean, Dar es Salaam is a multicultural city, home to African Tanzanians, Arabic and South Asian communities, British and German expatriates, Catholics, Lutherans and Muslims. This diversity in people is reflected in the culture: the city boasts international cuisine ranging from traditional Tanzanian barbecue and Zanzibari food to Thai, Chinese and American restaurants. Its vibrant music scene has witnessed a rise in Bongo Flava, a form of hip hop.

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Mbudya island
Mbudya island
Attraction type: Islands
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Bongoyo Island
Bongoyo Island
Attraction type: Islands
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Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage
Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage
Owner description: 'Culture is rooted in people; people who are beautiful, and people who create art; Art that not only pleases the eye, But stays with the soul. Forever' Tanzania Centre for... more Owner description: 'Culture is rooted in people; people who are beautiful, and people who create art; Art that not only pleases the eye, But stays with the soul. Forever' Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage (TCCH) is an honest effort to preserve and promote art and craft created by people of Tanzania.Be it Makonde - the wood sculpture art or Tinga Tinga Paintings or even the Maasai Bead Art, there is lot more!! less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Mwenge Woodcarvers Market
Mwenge Woodcarvers Market
Attraction type: Neighborhoods
St. Joseph Cathedral
St. Joseph Cathedral
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites; Churches & Cathedrals
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Karambezi Cafe
Karambezi Cafe
Ranked #1 of 261 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Price: $10 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cape Town Fish Market
Cape Town Fish Market
Ranked #2 of 261 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood, Sushi, Mediterranean
Good for: Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Addis in Dar
Addis in Dar
Ranked #3 of 261 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Cuisines: African, Ethiopian
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
305 Karafuu
305 Karafuu
Ranked #4 of 261 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Price: $8 - $25
Cuisines: African, Seafood, European, Contemporary
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Mamboz Restaurant
Mamboz Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 261 Restaurants in Dar es Salaam
Price: $4 - $13
Cuisines: Chinese, African, Barbecue, Halal
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Eazy's Place
Eazy's Place
$13 - $15 (€12 - €13)
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Mauya Executive Lodge
$25 - $28
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Segelo Lodge
$13 - $19
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Kijiji Beach Resort
Kijiji Beach Resort
$53 - $90
Ranked #1 of 88 Dar es Salaam B&B and Inns
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Triniti Airport Hotel
Triniti Airport Hotel
$49 - $74
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Airport Transit Lodges
Airport Transit Lodges
$33 - $43
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
5.0 of 5
Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, The Kilimanjaro
$320 - $654
Ranked #1 of 96 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
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Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
4.0 of 5
Southern Sun Dar es Salaam
$201 - $302
Ranked #3 of 96 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
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Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam
4.0 of 5
Ramada Resort Dar es Salaam
$138 - $249
Ranked #4 of 96 Hotels in Dar es Salaam
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