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Dar Es Salaam Sights and Landmarks Guide, Tanzania

Tanzania being almost two kingdoms rolled into one with Tanganyika and Zanzibar, it offers a good number of places and sight to visit. That is why; the city of Dar es Salaam is a perfect mix of modernity and history in one city. Therefore, the possibility of enjoyment adventure and overall fun are present.

Being a city facing the Indian Ocean, Dar es Salaam is home to one of the finest beaches in that part of Africa. Whether you are up for a walk on the shores or a whole day of basking under the sun while on the water, you are sure to find the perfect beach to serve as backdrop for this adventure.

Likewise, there are also a good number of museums in the city alone. The National Museum of Tanzania can be found in this city, where the history and overall development of the country are depicted in pictures as well as relics, artifacts and other gifts from the past.

The Village Museum, on the other hand, is a touch of history first hand. It is a replica of how the people from the past go about with their daily lives including crude instruments and materials.

The Zoological Gardens is a haven for the nature lovers. This zoo for plants offers a wide array of species of flora from trees to flowers, from grass to moss some of which are endemic to the country.

For a chance to explore an uninhabited island, a ferry towards Bongoyo Island is inexpensive. There you will find virgin beaches, lush mini forests and a good number of wild animals. Another good trip would be heading to the resorts of Kigamboni and Kipepeo. It has beaches along its coast offering good food, delicious drinks and perfect accommodations.

For the upscale market, further south from Kipepeo, is Amani and Ras Kutani. These resorts are very popular among the expats as well as the locals. The amenities in these resorts can level that of their more popular counterparts from around the world. Therefore, it is hard to miss this spots.

The sights in the city of Dar es Salaam are almost purely on the natural side. Of course, who would not marvel with the masterful creation of the One who created us all? However, it is expected that several skyscrapers will soon be infiltrating this new city, but do not wait for that to happen, enjoy the city as it is now because Dar es Salaam today is a marvelous sight to behold.


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