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.

Tags PaidMuseum
Download Download See more
Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar from 129 USD

Opening hours

Temporarily closed for renovations.

More information and contact


Official Website

Address Sokoku St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

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

Tours and activities: House of Wonders

Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar

from 129 USD

Spices and Stone Town Tour in Zanzibar

from 34 USD

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now