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Dar es Salaam

3.6
Islands · Shopping Malls · Specialty Museums
Founded in the mid-19th century, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's largest city, lost the status of the official capital but remains the country's commercial and financial center. The sprawling metropolis boasts Tanzania's main international airport and a bustling harbor, making it a great starting point for exploring the area's national parks and other attractions. Towering skyscrapers and beachfront penthouses blend with quiet residential districts and ramshackle slums in Dar es Salaam, home to numerous museums and vibrant marketplaces. On a tour of Dar es Salaam, you can spend time lounging on its palm-lined sandy beaches, take day trip to the islands of Zanzibar, or just soak up the city's distinct Arab and Indian-influenced culture. Use our Tanzania trip maker website to arrange the details of your trip to Dar es Salaam and other destinations.
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Popular things to do in Dar es Salaam

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Island
Bongoyo Island
4.1
Duration: 3 hours
Island
Mbudya Island
4.2
Duration: 3 hours
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History Museum
Village Museum
3.5
Duration: 3 hours
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Specialty Museum
National Museum
2.5
Duration: 3 hours

Shopping in Dar es Salaam

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Shopping Mall
Sea Cliff Village
3.6
Duration: 3 hours
Shopping Mall
The Slipway Shopping Centre
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gift & Specialty Shop
The Tanzanite Dream
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Flea Market
Kivukoni Fish Market
3.8
Duration: 3 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Dar es Salaam

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Beach
Coco Beach
2.8
Duration: 3 hours
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Theme Park
Kunduchi Wet "N" Wild Water Park
3.0
Duration: 3 hours
Beach
Mbalamwezi Beach Club
2.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Zoo
Dar es Salaam Zoo
2.6
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Dar es Salaam

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Casino
Sea Cliff Casino
4.6
Duration: 4 hours
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Observation Deck
PPF Tower
5.0
Duration: 3 hours
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Cemetery
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery
4.6
Duration: 3 hours
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Park
Jakaya M Kikwete Youth Park
4.8
Duration: 4 hours

Historic Sites in Dar es Salaam

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Religious Site
Upanga Jamatkhana
4.7
Duration: 3 hours
Religious Site
Azania Front Lutheran Chruch
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes
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Religious Site
Masjid Maamur Mosque
4.3
Duration: 3 hours

Wildlife in Dar es Salaam

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Safari
Safaris
4.5
Duration: 8 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Hola Africa
4.0
Duration: 4 hours
Multi-day Tour
Hello Tanzania
3.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Hiking / Camping Tour
SAFARI 56 TOURS & SAFARIS
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
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Spa / Wellness
Spas & Wellness
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Neighborhood
Mwenge Woodcarvers Market
3.1
Duration: 1h 30 min

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