House of Wonders

Local nameHouse of Wonders
LocationStone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania

The House of Wonders or Palace of Wonders is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhani Gardens on the old town's seafront, in Mizingani Road. It is located between the Old Fort and the Palace Museum. It is one of six palaces built by Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar, and it is said to be located on the site of the 17th-century palace of Zanzibari queen Fatuma. The House of Wonders currently houses the Museum of History and Culture of Zanzibar and the Swahili Coast.

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Opening hours

Temporarily closed for renovations.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Wonders

Official Website http://www.zanzibarheritage.go.tz/House%20of%20Wonders%20Museum.htm

Address Sokoku St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

Coordinates -6°9'39.288" N 39°11'22.531" E

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