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Discover Things To Do in Dar Es Salaam - From City Centre to Zanzibar

Located at the gateway to exotic destinations like the Zanzibar Islands and Mount Kilimanjaro, Dar es Salaam offers a unique seaside destination filled with diverse culture, art, music, and history. As the largest city in Tanzania, get out and discover an endless list of fun attractions from sugary white sand beaches to historic landmarks, including Oyster Bay, the Tinga Tinga Market, and the Botanical Garden - all just minutes away from our relaxing beachfront hotel. Take a day trip ferry ride to Bongoyo Island or peruse and purchase handcrafted goods at the Mwenge Handcraft Centre. Whether you are in town for leisure or business, immerse yourself the greatest cultural experiences at your fingertips.
 

Dar es Salaam Botanical Garden

Explore this historic garden to see a diverse collection of native and exotic plants and view the local wildlife.

Tanzania Centre for Cultural Heritage

Explore and shop at this art and heritage gallery established to promote and showcase the culture of Tanzania.

The Oyster Bay Peninsula

Relax on the beach, dine on fresh seafood, and see authentic Tinga Tinga artisans at work in this popular district.
Dar es Salaam Tanzania Bagamoyo Slave Market Ruins
Bagamoyo, Tanzania 255-222-162-333
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Bagamoyo Slave Market Ruins

Take a guided tour to learn more about the history and demise of Tanzania's slave trade at this unique local landmark.
The Zanzibar Ferry in Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Zanzibar, Tanzania 255-222-162-333
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The Zanzibar Ferry

Hop aboard the ferry boat for a two-hour ride to the exotic Zanzibar Island for plenty of outdoor fun and activities.
Dar es Salaam City Centre
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Dar es Salaam City Centre

Shop for art, dine on Tanzanian cuisine, and visit historic landmarks in this bustling downtown business district.
Bongoyo Island in Dar es Salaam Tanzania
Bongoyo Island, Tanzania
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Bongoyo Island

Cool off in crystal-blue waters and enjoy swimming and dining on fresh seafood at this popular day trip destination.

Tinga Tinga Market

Find authentic art at this popular market that offers a fine selection of hand-made paintings, decorations and ceramics.