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Bongoyo Island

Bongoyo Island — Being a large city, Dar Es Salaam offers many opportunities for residents and tourists alike. Yet not everyone enjoys being in such a busy place day in day out. That’s what Bongoyo Island is for. Close enough to be easily reached and far enough to get out of the noisiness of the […]

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Aura Mall

Aura Mall (Morogoro Road, Dar Es Salaam) – this is a relatively new shopping center (with some areas still under development). The architecture is impressive with lovely designed interiors. At present, a supermarket, clothing stores, pharmacy and the cinema are currently in operation.

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About Tanzania

Tanzania’s first interaction with the outside world was with seafaring traders from the Red Sea and the Arabian Peninsula (bringing with them the Islamic religion). Islam was eventually adopted by locals at the ports where the Arab traders flourished. The first European explorer who arrived in Tanzania was Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama (1498), who […]