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Dining at the Night Market

Listed under Food Markets in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

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Like many destinations around the world, there’s no better way to get a grip on a culture than through its cuisine.

The contribution of local Bantu food mixed with Arab and Persian flavors and Indian spices makes eating one of the most enjoyable things about Zanzibar!

Being an island nation, the sea is also the number one source of food – and there’s lots of good seafood to dine on.

When in Stone Town, one of the best places to get local style Zanzibari seafood is at the little night market near the old town walls on the waterfront of town.

Each evening, stalls set up their street kitchen to deliver some of the island’s tastiest grilled and fried treats that will make your mouth and your stomach rejoice.

Read more on gobackpacking, Mark's blog.

Written by  Mark Wiens.

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