Mtoni Palace Ruins, Zanzibar City

#6 of 14 in Historic Sites in Zanzibar Island
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Get a glimpse of the lifestyle once enjoyed by Arabian royalty at Mtoni Palace Ruins, one of the oldest structures in the area. The complex still contains a well-preserve bath area, with separate sections for royalty and courtiers. Entry is allowed with a guide only, but you can purchase tickets and make arrangements for tours on site. To plan Zanzibar City vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • We signed up for a traditional Zanzibari cooking class, not knowing what to expect. It was great - from shopping in the market to grinding coconut to cooking sesame naan over a charcoal fire, we...  more »
  • It seemed very neglected -compared to European standards. We went there with a guide who had a book & seemed very knowledgeable. Not sure if you could go unescorted. There is no information around...  more »

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