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Zanzibar Night Market

Zanzibar Night Market

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Forodhani Gardens, off Mizingani Road
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By day, the Forodhani Gardens are pleasant but unremarkable. After the sun sets, the seaside park comes alive with the sights, smells, and sounds of the nightly market. Popular with both locals and ... Read more
tourists alike, you’ll find a lively social scene and stalls filled with a bounty of sea and street food. From seafood to samosas, Zanzibar pizzas, and fresh squeezed juices, there’s plenty to choose from.

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Nairobi

It sounds like this place used to be a wonderful spot for fresh seafood on the street. Unfortunately it has turned into a bit of a tourist trap, with vendors basically trying to charge the same rates as a restaurant. Locals do come, but pay a different rate for the food, so find out what they are shelling out, and offer the same. The vendors are hard to bargain with though, because there are so many tourists just accepting their prices. Sadly, I think the food market is a romantic idea of the past.

Tip: The Zanzibar pizzas are worth a try if you eat meat, and are relatively cheap!

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I travel to Zanzibar a lot an no trip to Stone Town is ever complete without a visit to the Night Market... sometimes three nights in a row. The nightly market is a favorite among both locals and tourists and it's easy to understand why. Even if you're not interested in eating the food the vendors have on offer, the colorful displays of seafood and snacks are a fantastic feast for the eyes. If you are willing to sample some of the fare (and I highly recommend it) make sure to try a Zanzibar pizza and wash it down with some freshly squeezed sugar cane juice.

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Stuttgart

colorful, busy with good food, mkate majaj was realy good

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