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  • Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

    Kilimanjaro. The name itself is a mystery wreathed in clouds. It might mean Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans. Or it might not. The local people, the Wachagga, don't even have a name for the whole massif, only Kipoo (now known as Kibo) for the familiar snowy peak that stands imperious, overseer of the continent,…

  • About Tanzania

    Tanzania in East Africa is one of Africa’s Tourism icons. This country is home to the famous Serengeti, Mara and other game reserves and the Annual Migration. The largest country in East Africa, Tanzania is renowned for its magnificent wildlife, lakes, mountains and scenery. With internationally famous game parks like the…

  • 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…

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