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Mtoni Palace Tours and Activities

This ancient palace on the western shores of Zanzibar was the birthplace of the late princess Salme and today is among the top destinations for travelers to the island. Travelers can tour the grounds aboard a traditional donkey cart and wander through the Persian baths, main palace and beautiful botanical gardens.

Though this ancient structure is in ruins, Mtoni Palace provides visitors with a look into the Arabian royal past that played such an important role in the development of Zanzibar. Visitors can wander through what remains of the old reception hall and trace the Omani family footsteps through the palace garden, palace baths and remnant of the royal courtyard.

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Mon-Sun 10am-6pm
Mtoni 992 , Zanzibar, Tanzania
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Zanzibar Heritage and Spice Tour

Zanzibar Heritage and Spice Tour

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Uncover Zanzibar’s rich history on this comprehensive heritage and spice tour, ideal for first-time visitors. Visit historical landmarks including Livingstone House and Maruhubi Palace to learn more about the Arabic, Asian, and European influences on the archipelago, then visit a rural farm for first-hand insight into Zanzibar’s famous spice trade. Benefit from the insider knowledge of your local guide and avoid hidden costs with hotel transfers and admission fees included.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.29
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Stone Town Tour (Full Day)

Stone Town Tour (Full Day)

Come and join our experienced guide for a half-day visit. You will be introduced to the historic charms of old Stone Town, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage The excursion starts around 9.30 with the visit of the old monuments and exploring the past stories of the sultans and princesses. The visit incorporates a visit to the bustling bazaars, the past slave market, and chambers, the National Museum, the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, the Sultan’s palace as well as cathedrals and countless mosques. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant and enjoy the delicious dishes in front of the ocean. (main course, dessert & 1 soft drink) Then walk around the narrow streets of Stone Town where most of the houses date back more than 150 years for some shopping and enjoying the arts of the local craftsmen. Visit also a local bakery, door carvers, and antique shops.
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  • 8 hours
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$58.47
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What are Mtoni Palace hours of operation?
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Mtoni Palace hours of operation: Mon-Sun 10am-6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Mtoni Palace tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mtoni Palace can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 2 Mtoni Palace tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Mtoni Palace 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mtoni Palace costs USD 51.29. Guided Mtoni Palace tours start around USD 51.29 per person. See all 2 Mtoni Palace tickets and tours on Viator.
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