Zanzibar's stone town experience

Stone town is otherwise known as Mji Mkongwe (old town in Swahili). Being an old part of Zanzibar with a newer portion of town locally known as Ngambo. It is a truly historic and diverse city acting as a flourishing center of the spice trade making it a multi-chromatic tapestry of cultures and an irresistible slice of Tanzanian history. The old town also known as Mji Mkongwe is the old part of Zanzibar city with the newer part known as Ng'ambo. A city of true historic prominence and artistic importance in East Africa mostly dating back to the 19th century showing the deep and rooted  Swahili influence. The architecture in Stone town is a fusion and combination of many different styles such as Arab, Persian. African, European and Indian mixture drawing a very coherent yet diverse architectural culture. Being such a historical city its filled with must-see landmarks such as The House of Wonders, the Old Fort, The Old Dispensary ,The Palace Museum, The Roman Catholic Cathedral and the famous The Forodhani Gardens , The climate in stone town experience a tropical climate all throughout the year with little to no noticeable change with the coolest months being February and March and the coolest months being July and August.

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