Old Fort


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Old Fort

Built after the Portuguese defeat in 1698, this fort was a key structure for the Omani Arabs during the rule of the Sultanate. It served as a prison and garrison in that era, and today it functions as a visitor centre with an amphitheatre, holding various cultural events every year.

Useful Information

  • Address: Boma la Kale la Zanzibar, Stone Town
  • Phone: +255 24 223 8516
  • More Info: Also known as the Arab Fort

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