From the alleyways and shops in stonetown to the spice market and the beach stands, there is something for everyone
Wander the streets of Stonetown to discover many hidden shops...
On the East side of Creek road you will find the start of the sprawling Darajani Markets. The fruit & vegetable market is walking distance South of the Port is where you will first see the markets. They have an absolute abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. They have sunlight virtually year round and grow all of the fruit you will see either on Zanzibar or from the mainland. The exotic senses and and smells will transport you back to spice trading times!
Streets of Stonetown
Get lost in the alleyways of Stone Town filled with everything to bookstores, antique shops and handicraft co-ops. On popular Shangani Street you will find some excellent shops with the latest fashions, beachwear gift items.
There are many great shops situated along all of the popular beaches, from makeshift stands selling paintings and carvings, to upscale beach boutiques, small super markets as well as beach vendors selling there wares up and down the beaches. You are sure to find something.