Slave Chambers, World War II remains and the beautiful Mangapwani beach
30 minutes drive away from Stone Town in Mangapwani Village you can visit old bunkers of the World War II and a cave with healing waters. Before Mangapwani you will visit an old slave chamber which is on the way. And the Mangapwani beach is amazing!
- Interesting historical sites
- Almost un-known piece of world history
- Includes a visit to the nearby slave chamber
- Possibility to stay at Mangapwani beach after
Full information about Slave Chambers, Bunkers and Mangapwani
First stop on the tour is the historical Slave Chamber site, where slaves were kept after the official bank of slave trade in Zanzibar. These are underground chambers that are known to have been used to keep slaves – there are many of which there is no reliable record of.
Then you will continue to Mangapwani, to see the beautiful beach, caves and old World War II bunkers and viewing tower.
The bunkers were constructed by the British during the World War II in 1939-1945. They used them as a defensive military fortification. The bunkers were also sometimes used as hospitals to attend the wounded soldiers. Next to the bunkers there is a tower which was constructed at a strategic point to make it easy for the British soldiers to spot the enemy trying to approach the land from the sea.
There is a possibility to spend some time for swimming at a beautiful and peaceful Mangapwani beach after the excursion.
What is included:
Transfers from Stone Town, entrance fee, professional archaeological guide and water. Ask for transfers from other parts of Zanzibar.
at 9:00 from Stone Town / according to what has been agreed
1 person 45 USD
2 people 35 USD pp
3 people 30 USD pp
4 people or more 25 USD pp
What to take with you:
Good walking shoes, swimming suite and a towel in case you want to swim.
Spice Tour or a beach day at Mangapwani
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