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  • Ngorongoro Crater

    The Ngorongoro Crater lies at the heart of a conservation area that encompasses a rich volcanic landscape, complete with lakes and a high concentration of wildlife. In fact, it forms a fairly self-contained safari park all of its own. The crater's vast bowl is amongst the planet's biggest caldera. At the bottom of the crater is a fascinating…

  • Askari Monument

    The Askari Monument was erected in 1927. It depicts an armed bronze soldier from World War One, pointing his bayonet towards the harbor front, and commemorates the role played by African troops during the conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918. The inscription that appears on the monument in both English and Swahili was written by the British…

  • Uhuru Torch

    Located within the grounds of Dar es Salaam's Mnazi Mmoja Park, this monument was built in 1961 to commemorate the Independence of Tanganyika. The Uhuru Torch symbolizes the Freedom Torch that was placed at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro at the time that independence was declared. Over the years, the torch has become nothing short of an…

  • Old State House

    Once the residence of the German Governor during colonial times, the State House dates back to the late 19th century. In 1914, the building suffered considerable damage as a result of British military action. This landmark was finally rebuilt during the 1920s, this time in a style that was seen to be more in keeping with its African surroundings.…

  • Isimila Stone Age Site

    Perfectly preserved at the Isimila Stone Age Site is evidence of prehistoric nomadic hunter-gatherers who lived around what used to be a shallow lake and which is today nothing more than a dry bed. Excavations that took place here during the 1950s first revealed this prehistoric site.

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