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Best things to do in Dar es Salaam

Establishment
“Learn about Tanzania's deep history, from the origins of humanity to the Swahili coast, to independence. The museum is not to be missed!”
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Shopping Mall
“Its lively and busy.. expect to find chain stores like Mr. Price, GAME, Baby shop etc.... If you would like cheap/ wholesale clothing, Kariakoo market is the place to go. ”
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Natural Feature
“Short boat trip from Slipway will take you to the paradise island of Bongoyo where you can swim, relax and enjoy freshly cooked fish and chips!”
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Natural Feature
“An off the shore island where you can spend a day basking under the sun, sipping your favourite drink and enjoy the local foods offered on the island. A day trip worth it.”
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Restaurant
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“This is my all time favorite hangout spot during the weekend, for brunch or work meetings. It offers the best pastry in Dar!”
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Restaurant
“English style pub in the heart of Dar-es-Salaam. The food is also great! It's popular as a sports bar, music/dj events and general catch up spot for a drink or two. ”
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Clothing Store
“Place to chill out and great dinning experience while the sunset is setting down.”
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Food & Drink Shop
“Shoppers supermarket is a short drive away however you will find a variety of items at reasonable prices”
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Beach
“This is the beach I grew up on and where all the locals visit. It gets VERY busy during the weekend, so I would go during the week. At the far end of the beach there are plenty of local street food stalls with fried cassava, bbq's and coconut water. ”
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Restaurant
“Its a nice place for sushi and they have happy hours where you can get a half price”
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Night Club
“the most lively place for music, dinning, great ambiance, and got a billiard section.. ”
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Shopping Mall
“The supermarket is close and well stocked, the coffee shop knows a lot about a good Latte, there is a varied of restaurants, they have jewelry and clothes stores and there is good pharmacy.”
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Lounge
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“Hottest DJ's on the weekends, and they actually have decent burgers too! Open from 7pm onwards”
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Restaurant
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“Akemi revolving restaurant offers the most breathtaking views of Dar Es Salaam in a magnificent and elegant interior and ambience.”
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