Top reasons to spend your vacations in Zanzibar.
Zanzibar is also known as the Spice Island, and it’s famous for island’s spices such as nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, cinnamon, and black pepper. It is a true paradise destination with a variety of fragrant spices grown on the farms.
The name origin comes from the words of Arab traders describing the whole East African coast: zinj el barr, or “land of the blacks.”
Located just off the coast of Tanzania, the Zanzibar Island has seen a lot of history going on its shores. The island had all kind of rulers: Omani Sultans, African Kings, British Explorers and Portuguese Traders. Over the centuries the archipelago has been a developing center of trade, gold, ivory, wood and, mainly, spices – leading to its nickname of “The Spice Island.”
With the mix of cultures and a great treasure of rich history, it stands to reason that the architecture of Stone Town is intriguing. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Swahili coastal trading town combines elements of African, Arabic and Indian architecture and contains many interesting buildings.
The Spice Island is a fantastic location to see numerous beautiful island attractions and gorgeous place to spend your vacation. You can enjoy the pristine beaches with a lot of water activities, stroll through the narrow streets of the island and discover its busy markets. With several beach resorts and spectacular landscapes, Zanzibar is a great vacation destination. Nothing can disturb your fun in the sun on Spice Island.