Top 5 Reasons to Visit Stone Town on Zanzibar Island

5.  Stone Town is centrally located on Zanzibar, making it a good base for trips to other parts of Zanzibar.

4.  Stone Town has a wide variety of restaurants and bars from which to choose your dining adventure.

3.  Stone Town is a short 15-minute drive to the airport, making it convenient for touring upon arriving in Zanzibar or for a last-minute stop on the way to the airport.

2. You are a short distance from popular and highly recommended day trips for the Spice Tour, Prison Island, and Dolphin Snorkeling and Jozani Forest.

1. And the number one reason to visit Stone Town is – Stone Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The town is a splendid example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa.  Stone Town retains its historic 19th century urban architecture, which brought together disparate elements of the cultures of Africa, Persia, the Arab region, India, and Europe. Visiting this cultural experience allows you to visit history before or after your beach escape in Zanzibar.

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