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Darajani Bazaar

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 784 368 911
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“fish market” (11 reviews)
“great market” (3 reviews)
Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 784 368 911
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ideal for the last days for spicies. You will find the local production of spicy (ginger, pepper...) for a cheap price and a good quality. I recommand this market if you want to taste to the local atmosphere of stone town.

Thank lgt187264
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.............This is not a Tourist Attraction as such But a Must Visit to see and Witness How the Locals buy and do shopping for their dai-lii supplies or House-hold good-ii's! The Hustle & Bustle is a Very Enjoyable experience if you have traveled around Poorer...More

Thank Vernon W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We enjoy visiting markets when we travel, so we stopped at Darajani. The spice portion of the market was fine, nothing to write home about. The meat/fish section smelled awful and was very dirty. Definitely don't eat anything from here!

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

What an experience, doesn't matter if you've been to other markets (and we've been to many), it is a worthwhile experience. On the fresh fish, meat and poultry areas the smell can be overwhelming, but once you move into the spices, the smells are very...More

Thank Roadrunner2772
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoy visiting local markets to learn about local culture . The spice, fish and meat sections were especially interesting.

Thank BostonBostonGirl
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Having lived my life in the western world, this market was an experience. A wide variety of food stuffs where the locals buy. From the pungent odor of the fish market (no refrigeration) to the heady aromas of spices, your nose will get a workout....More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

While I can appreciate the fact that this market and all of old Stone Town is a cinematographers dream it was somewhat overwhelming for me. We did have a guide walk us through, which was well worth the price, to help us navigate the windy...More

Thank mbernaert
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I guess it's a novelty for some people, but coming from India, we had seen loads of markets similar to Darajani. A busy open air market selling fruits, vegetables and spices.

1  Thank chandknee
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Really lively place which is nice to see. Lots of food and spices everywhere to eat or to use as gifts for people.

Thank JWalker610
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The market place captures Arabic flavors of spice. The fish market has all sorts of marine edibles of the ocean which includes fresh water fish, octopus , lobsters and calamari. Free walking environment.

Thank John C
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Sa q
21 February 2017|
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Response from Don_K_Kingston | Reviewed this property |
They may take other funds but I always paid in Tsh. Depending where you are, it is a relatively easy walk, on the outside of Stone Town