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Mwanakwerekwe Market

Mwanakwerekwe Market Tours and Activities

This traditional African market is one of the largest and busiest in all of Zanzibar. Local Tanzanians wander the streets as the sun rises—or hop aboard rusty metal bikes just after the call to prayer—to collect fruits, vegetables and other family essentials well before the day kicks off.

Travelers can explore dozens of vendor stalls where cheap produce, fresh meats, dried maize meal, local crafts and inexpensive imported clothing line the narrow passes of this covered market. The thick smoke of cooking food mixes with dust, sweat and the sound of shouting voices, making a trip to Zanzibar’s Mwanakwerekwe Market a truly African experience.

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Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

Tours and Activities to Experience Mwanakwerekwe Market

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What are Mwanakwerekwe Market hours of operation?
A:
Mwanakwerekwe Market hours of operation: Daily. 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 Mwanakwerekwe Market tickets in advance?
A:
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mwanakwerekwe Market 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 Mwanakwerekwe Market tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Mwanakwerekwe Market 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mwanakwerekwe Market costs USD 3.78. Guided Mwanakwerekwe Market tours start around USD 3.78 per person. See all Mwanakwerekwe Market tickets and tours on Viator.