Forodhani Gardens, Zanzibar City

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Situated between sea and city, Forodhani Gardens hosts a bubbling social and culinary hub frequented by locals and visitors alike. Established as a silver jubilee park in 1936 in honor of Sultan Khalifa, the gardens underwent renovation in 2010 to host three cafes overlooking the bay, numerous walkways, and scenic landscaping. Visit the gardens in the evening to experience its bustling food market, mingling the tastes and smells of Zanzibar, including delicacies of seafood, cassava, and sweet potato soups. Expect crowds at night; visit by day for a more relaxed atmosphere and views of the water and islands beyond. Add Forodhani Gardens and other attractions to your Zanzibar City trip itinerary using our Zanzibar City driving holiday planner.
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  • During our stay in Stonetown, this was the most authentic experience we had. We spent time there every day - sometimes just walking, sometimes settled with our books. It's kept relatively clean and...  more »
  • I have tested street food in a lot of countries. But this experience is the worst. The food was dry and without any taste. If you don't ask the price for each steak you will be charged as in a good...  more »

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