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Caffè Classico

Caffè Classico (Hotel Slipway, Msasani Peninsula, Dar Es Salaam) — You’ll find Caffè Classico at the Hotel Slipway. A modern, urban café in an enchanting ambience. There is a varied selection of coffee, tea, and sweets. Or sandwiches, salads, or even whole menus for the peckish. The location by the sea is great for a […]

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Al Basha

Al Basha (Bridge Street, Mchafukoge, Dar Es Salaam) — if you like Lebanese cuisine, you’ll love Al Basha. Here you’ll be served really authentic dishes in a cosy, heartfelt atmosphere. Also the service is friendly and highly appreciated by the guests. At Al Basha, you’re stuck for choice between all those tasty dishes. Special praise […]

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Akemi Revolving Restaurant

Akemi Revolving Restaurant (21st Floor, Golden Jubilee Towers, Ohio Street, Dar Es Salaam) – this is the capital’s only revolving restaurant. Located in Dar Es Salaam’s tallest building, it offers the most breathtaking views of the city with the most elegant ambiance. Open every day from 10am, Akemi’s classy bar offers a great selection of […]

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Addis in Dar

Addis in Dar (Ursino Street, Mikocheni, Dar Es Salaam) – this is Tanzania’s longest-running and best-known Ethiopian restaurant. Here, the tastes of one of the world’s most unique cuisines are served in a traditional, soothing and intriguing atmosphere. Having the chance to dine beneath the stars, this restaurant brings together Ethiopian décor, a magincal setting, […]

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MINIBUSES

MINIBUSES – the minibuses here are known as “Dalla Dalla”. They’re another means of transportation which can take you from point A to point B. Basically the “dalla dalla” is a public bus that carries passengers from one area to another while making stops on the way to drop others. The ones in Dar es […]

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Bus

Bus – the Dar Rapid Transit (DART) project in Dar es Salaam is gradually taking over old dalla dalla minibus routes. The Kimara–Kivukoni line of the new system runs express buses between the city centre and Ubungo (TSH 650, about 20 minutes), stopping en route at both Ubungo Bus Terminal and Ubungo-Sheikilango, and in the […]

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UBER

Uber: Yes, the famed international taxi app service now operates in Dar Es Salaam. Here is more info on that service: https://www.uber.com/global/en/cities/dar-es-salaam/

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TAXI

TAXI –in Dar Es Salaam (as on other parts of Tanzania), since taxis are not metered, it is best to negotiate the fare before boarding. Note that the airport taxis are the most expensive, ranging all the way from TSH 25,000 to TSH 50,000 plus for a ride from the airport to the city center. […]

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Village Museum

Village Museum (Along Bagamoyo Road in Kijitonyama, Dar Es Salaam) — If you’re interested to find out more about the traditional Tanzanian architecture and social habits, this open-air museum is the place to go. They display a variety of houses from different parts of Tanzania, the tools used, the usual furnishing and the daily habits. […]

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Uhuru Monument

Uhuru Monument (Mnazi Mmoja Park, Uhuru Street, Dar Es Salaam) – this monument is a white obelisk with a replica of the Uhuru Torch mounted at its top. “Uhuru” means “freedom” in Swahili. It commemorates the country’s independence from British colonial rule. The actual torch was placed at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1961. […]