Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of two major islands known as Unguja and Pemba and other numerous tiny islets. It is about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast in the Indian Ocean and 6 degree south of the equator.
Zanzibar is also known as the `spice Island`
The biggest Island `Unguja` is informally known as Zanzibar, is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide.
Zanzibar`s Islamic majority was influenced by the Persians and Omani Arabs who settled and ruled Zanzibar during the 8th century.
The Swahili language was formed by a mixture of Arabic and Bantu languages.
Apart from its magnificent beaches and coral reefs, there is a historic Stone Town – the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
Attractions in Stone Town includes; the Sultan Palace, Turkish Baths, The Old fort (NgomeKongwe) and much more!
The Stone Town is a UNESCO Heritage city……