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HOUSE OF WONDERS OR PALACE OF WONDERS.

HOUSE OF WONDERS OR PALACE OF WONDERS.

The House of Wonders or Palace of Wonders (in Arabic: Beit-al-Ajaib): is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhan Gardens on the old town’s seafront, in Mizingani Road. It is located between the Old Fort and the Palace Museum (and former Sultan’s Palace). It is one of six palaces built by Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar, and it is said to be located on the site of the 17th-century palace of Zanzibar queen Fatuma.The House of Wonders currently houses the Museum of History & Culture of Zanzibar & the Swahili Coast. or Palace of Wonders (in Arabic: Beit-al-Ajaib) is a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar. It is the largest and tallest building of Stone Town and occupies a prominent place facing the Forodhani Gardens on the old town’s seafront, in Mizingani Road. It is located between the Old Fort and the Palace Museum (and former Sultan’s Palace). It is one of six palaces built by Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar, and it is said to be located on the site of the 17th-century palace of Zanzibari queen Fatuma.] The House of Wonders currently houses the Museum of History & Culture of Zanzibar & the Swahili Coast.

The palace was built in 1883 for Barghash bin Said, second Sultan of Zanzibar.

SANSIBAR HOUSE OF WONDERS IN 1883

ZANZIBAR HOUSE OF WONDERS IN 2017

Also the visitors can visit other historical sites (Many Historical Sites) here in Zanzibar as much as they schedule their spending time with Mupana tours & safaris here in Zanzibar.

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