The Island of Zanzibar, Also called the island of “spices “ or Island of Sultans , is a paradise where more that 300 beaches ,that shines with its white sands and turquoise blue sea and cities , such as Stone Town , Which They seem to be taken from old Adventure movies , wait for you .
7 Curiosities of the Zanzibar Island
Stone town was named a World Heritage site bu Unesco in 2000
Qeens Vocalist Freddie Mercury was born in Zanzibar in 1946 as Farouk Bulsara
Due to its close location to the equator , Zanzibar maintains warm temperatures throughout the year .
Zanzibar has the largest number of carved doors in Africa
Julio Verne chose Zanzibar as the place where the African expedition of his novel “ Five weeks in a balloon”begins.
Zanzibar was the first African territory to introduce colour TV. It was in 1973 , and it did not reach the rest of Tanzania until the 90s
In Zanzibar took place what it is considered as the shortest war in history. . It was in 1896 in the so-called Anglo – Zanzibar War ,in which English ships bombarded the palace of Beital Hukum . After 38 minutes a ceasefire was declared .