While in Zanzibar do not miss a visit to the World Heritage Site of Stone Town, Zanzibar City`s old quarter. The historical Stone Town’s attractions are its cluster of winding streets lined with whitewashed coral houses, bazaars, mosques, fortresses, two former sultan’s palaces, two huge cathedrals and faded colonial mansions all vividly evoking the islands long history.
Zanzibar popularly known as the ‘spice island’ was the centre for the slave trade in East Africa and base for David Living stone’s expeditions into the unexplored African interior. Zanzibar Island is best known for Smell full of the aroma of cloves and other spices. The spice industry still provides a livelihood for many people of Zanzibar.