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“Old Fort”

The Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe)
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Stone Town Guided Tour from Zanzibar
Ranked #9 of 43 things to do in Stone Town
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

Keep your visit short aqnd sweet. The phot opps are limited to 3 photos at best and the local shop keepers does become a bit of a drag. Only ever pay in shillings and save yourself a pocket.

Thank Jacques C
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

From the outside it looks impressive. When you come inside, you see signs about restaurants, shops and all other stuff that doesn't belong there. There is an old stone theatre that is worth to see aswell as the inner yard. Can be done in 10-15 minutes. There is no entrance fee so don't hesitate to go here.

Thank DanielHenrysson
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Reviewed May 3, 2014 via mobile

While touted as a must see in Zanzibar, I found there was little to actually see. It seems more a means to draw in tourists to then harass them to buy the various wares being peddled. I was craving a history of the fort and it's occupants, but instead had to fend off obnoxious merchants. Don't bother going in - the best part if the fort can be seen on the exterior.

Thank Trevor1223
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

Visited the fort, there is also an open air theatre which was very interesting but no show at the time

Thank Rikins
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Nothing very special about the fort, it's nicer from outside with the old wooden doors than the inside. It can be done along with the Palace museim and eit Al Ajaeb while footing around the lovely city

Thank Maie S
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