Tanzania - Dar es Salaam (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Dar es Salaam chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tanzania guidebook.

Over the last century, Dar es Salaam has transformed from a sleepy fishing village into a thriving metropolis. With bustling markets, restaurants and sandy beaches, travellers who stick around will be rewarded by the city’s eclectic cultural mix and down-to-earth vibe.

  • meet woodcarvers, entrepreneurs and performers and find out what makes the city tick on a cultural tour
  • maps
  • discover Dar’s diverse palate savouring dhoklas, barbecued meat, spiced tea and coconut-crusted fish
  • transport
  • head out to Mbudya and Bongoyo for snorkelling and picnics on pristine offshore islands
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Northern Beaches, Offshore Islands, and Southern Beaches.

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