Forodhani Gardens, Stone Town

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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  • Near the port, if you like street food and you want to taste the local cuisine. Lively atmosphere, a large variety of food, a little bit expensive. All the people will try to pres you to buy from...  more »
  • Simple, tasty food , original spicy meals served on a news paper page. That is what I like. No silvery cutlery during holidays. Plenty of locals, not too many touts. Good souvenir.  more »

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