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Place Dar es Salaam

The University of Dar es Salaam is a public university in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It was established in 1961 as an affiliate college of the University of London. The university became an affiliate of the University of East Africa in 1963, shortly after Tanzania gained its independence from the United Kingdom. In 1970, UEA split into three independent universities: Makerere University in Uganda, the University of Nairobi in Kenya, and the University of Dar es Salaam.

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Atlas Obscura 2019
Unguja Ukuu

Discover Unguja Ukuu in Unguja Ukuu, Tanzania: A remote island settlement off the coast of Tanzania is a storied archaeological site with an ancient past.

Brutalism 1972
Kariakoo Market
Wikipedia Landmark
House of Wonders

The House of Wonders or Palace of Wonders is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhani Gardens on the old town’s seafront in Mizingani Road…

Atlas Obscura 2018
Kuza Cave

The pools within the cave are so clear and still it's hard to tell where the water begins.

Atlas Obscura 2020
Slave Market Memorial

Discover Slave Market Memorial in Zanzibar, Tanzania: This monument is a stark reminder of the horrors of the Zanzibar slave trade.

Wikipedia Landmark
Forodhani Gardens

The Forodhani Gardens is a small park in the historical city of Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania. The gardens are located along the main seawalk of Stone Town, just in front of the most famous buildings of Stone Town, i.e., the House of Wonders and the Ol…

Atlas Obscura 2019
Freddie Mercury’s Childhood Home

The Zanzibar house is now a monument to the iconic Queen rockstar.

Atlas Obscura 2022
Once a Prison, This Island Is Now a Tortoise Sanctuary

Tanzania's Changuu Island was used to hold enslaved people in the 19th century

Atlas Obscura 2018
Tippu Tip’s House

Discover Tippu Tip's House in Zanzibar, Tanzania: This slowly crumbling mansion was home to one of East Africa's richest and most powerful slave traders.

Post 2022
The mysterious origin of Zanzibar pizza
Zanzibar City
Atlas Obscura 2019
This Zanzibar Restaurant Becomes Its Own Island at High Tide

You can walk or boat to The Rock, depending on the time of day.

Atlas Obscura 2018
An Exquisite Collection of Carved African Masks

This huge selection of ceremonial masks stands out within a massive woodcarving marketplace in Tanzania.

World Heritage Site 2000
Stone Town of Zanzibar

The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a fine example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa. It retains its urban fabric and townscape virtually intact and contains many fine buildings that reflect its particular culture, which has brought together…