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Mizingani Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a interestin place we didnt enter in it, it was closed but its carrying the Stone Town's soul

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank uzmelissa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The house of wonder is a wonderful place and a spectacular Palace, rich of history. Unfortunately it is closed now but it will go under renovation soon hopefully and will reopen to tourists visitors and residents with its original and authentical spirits! The view from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anna1812
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we were in Zanzibar at a time that the House of Wonders was under renovation so we could not go inside. Hopefully be the time we go next they will have completed the renovations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kenyantraveller
Reviewed 9 December 2018

The museum is closed and all items are in store. Part of the building collapsed and is now under repair for at least a year..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

It is being rebuilt! When finished id should be very beautiful! From outside it shows a beautiful architecture!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank adibfarid
Reviewed 8 November 2018

House of Wonders (Beit el-Ajaib) is currently under regeneration sponsored by the Sultanate of Oman and Program Managed by Zamani, the Program Commenced in May 2018 with supporting scaffolding already now in place and restoration construction work due to begin in early 2019. Work will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sea_Sand_Food
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Really a place to look from outside, beautiful building and architecture but so much to do for renovation

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Destiny75013
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This building is under construction for years...no one had the money to remake it...the Arabs are sending some founding but in exchange for reliving only their history so it is a bit stuck...too sad to see...and actually nothing much to see, but an old building,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ooty a
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We saw the house whilst on our walking tour on Stone Town. Was the house with the first lift and electricity in Zanzibar and was also the tallest building in east Africa for a while.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JohanVanGreuning
Reviewed 6 August 2018

After all these years House of Wonders has lost most of it's wonders. Unfortunately on our visit it was not accessible inside at all, 'cause it closed down for renovations. I think once it's opened again it will stand again with all it's pride and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from stevenmG6565FF | Reviewed this property |
Agree, will be open....