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Zanzibar Destination Guide

Discover Zanzibar in Tanzania!

Zanzibar in the region of Zanzibar Urban/West with it's 403,658 habitants is a town located in Tanzania - some 238 mi (or 382 km) East of Dodoma, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Zanzibar in Tanzania

Local time in Zanzibar is now 06:13 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Dar es Salaam" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Wete, Tunguu, Tanga, Phagali, Ndijani or Mombasa. When in this area, you might want to check out Zanzibar, Walezo, Mtoni, Miembe Miwili, Marahubi Mlangoni and Fuoni Chem Chem as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

27°C / 80 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1029.7 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 23rd of June 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 26°C (79 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Sunday, 24th of June 2018
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (83 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Monday, 25th of June 2018
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 25°C (77 °F)

Videos

Tembo House Hotel-a Zanzibar holiday wit...

00:35 min ( March 19, 2007 by TheTanzaniaOdyssey)
Views: 1,810 - Rating: 5/5

Tembo House Hotel with www.tanzaniaodyssey.com Video of the Lodges and Parks of Tanzania and Zanzibar. For more information and other videos of Tanzania please see www.tanzaniaodyssey.com or email to ...

Stone Town Zanzibar Capital Zanzibar Att...

02:47 min ( August 30, 2010 by SimplyTravelSA)
Views: 1,626 - Rating: 5/5

Stone Town is Zanzibar's capital. Stone Town is over 300 years old and since the 1830's, buildings have only been constructed from stone. Visit the House of Wonders, the Arab Fort and the Stone Town f...


Leaving Zanzibar on the MS Royal Star

04:12 min ( February 09, 2008 by jonathanwallace)
Views: 2,723 - Rating: 5/5

We visited Zanzibar when cruising the western Indian Ocean on the MS Royal Star in December 2007. I filmed this travelling back to the Royal Star on one of the ship's tenders, and then filmed as the s...

Serena Inn- a Zanzibar holiday with Tanz...

00:53 min ( March 18, 2007 by TheTanzaniaOdyssey)
Views: 1,731 - Rating: 3/5

Serena Inn Zanzibar with www.tanzaniaodyssey.com Video of the Lodges and Parks of Tanzania and Zanzibar. For more information and other videos of Tanzania please see www.tanzaniaodyssey.com or email t...


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Interesting facts about this location

Stone Town

Stone Town also known as Mji Mkongwe (Swahili for "old town") is the old part of Zanzibar City, the main city of Zanzibar, in Tanzania, as opposed to Ng'ambo (Swahili for 'the other side'). It is located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.16, 39.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Aga Khan Trust for Culture projects, Cities in Zanzibar, World Heritage Sites in Tanzania, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Urban/West Region

HMS Pegasus (1897)

HMS Pegasus was one of 11 Pelorus-class protected cruisers ordered for the Royal Navy in 1893 under the Spencer Program and based on the earlier Pearl-class. The class were fitted with a variety of different boilers, most of which were not entirely satisfactory, and by 1914, four ships had been withdrawn. They had all been condemned in 1904 but were reprieved and remained in service, with scrapping proposed in 1915.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.16, 39.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1897 ships, Maritime incidents in 1914, Pelorus-class cruisers of the Royal Navy, Ships built in the United Kingdom, Shipwrecks of Africa, World War I cruisers of the United Kingdom, World War I shipwrecks in the Indian Ocean

Amaan Stadium

Amaan Stadium (also spelled Amani) is a football stadium in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 15,000 people. The stadium was the location of a ceremony uniting the Afro-Shirazi Party and the Tanganyika African National Union into the Chama cha Mapinduzi. The flags of the respective parties were raised and lowered for the last time with the flag of the Chama cha Mapinduzi then being raised. The ceremony took place on February 5, 1997.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.16, 39.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Zanzibar, Football venues in Tanzania

Mbweni, Zanzibar

Mbweni is a town on the Tanzanian island of Unguja, the main island of Zanzibar. It is located on the central west coast, seven kilometres south of the Zanzibari capital of Stone Town. The town is a popular day trip for tourists and locals. Mbweni's attractions include botanical gardens and the ruins of a nineteenth-century Christian mission.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.16, 39.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Villages in Zanzibar

Koani

Koani is a city located on the Tanzanian island of Unguja (Zanzibar). The city serves as capital of the Zanzibar Central/South region.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -6.16, 39.2 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Zanzibar, Regional capitals in Tanzania, Zanzibar Central/South Region

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