Zanzibar - Stone Town

Stone Town is a city on Zanzibar Island and is of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa.

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Stone Town gets its name from the ornate houses built with local stone by Arab traders and slavers during the 19th Century. It is estimated that around 600,000 slaves were sold through Zanzibar between 1830-1863. ... Stone Town was also an important base used by many European explorers including David Livingstone.