Forodhani Park, Stone Town

Situated between sea and city, Forodhani Park hosts a bubbling social and culinary hub frequented by locals and visitors alike. Established as a silver jubilee park in 1936 in honor of Sultan Khalifa, the gardens underwent renovation in 2010 to host three cafes overlooking the bay, numerous walkways, and scenic landscaping. Visit the gardens in the evening to experience its bustling food market, mingling the tastes and smells of Zanzibar, including delicacies of seafood, cassava, and sweet potato soups. Expect crowds at night; visit by day for a more relaxed atmosphere and views of the water and islands beyond. Add Forodhani Park and other attractions to your Zanzibar City trip itinerary using our Zanzibar City driving holiday planner .
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  • I think some years ago this was a great place to get cheap and fresh seafood in a very local way. Now it’s very touristy and not cheap anymore. Many local people come and want some of your food and...  more »
  • We traveled to Zanzibar 20 years ago and fondly remember the food market. However, this time we were disappointed - the food was mediocre at best and very overpriced. In addition, the stall holders....  more »
  • I love going to Forodhani Park for dinner. A mix of food bbq street stands where friends, family, tourists have delicious meals and drinks.  more »
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