The cruise port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is the most frequented tourist attraction in Tanzania, based on its economic significance in the East African region. As the largest and richest city in the country, and the most populous Swahili speaking city in the world, Dar es Salaam can boast of a cultural diversity only known to a few. It is home to quite a number of Africans, Asians, Middle Eastern and European natives. The eclectic vibe found in the port city of Dar se Salaam is influenced by its multi-cultural hub and prominence in fashion, arts, film and music highly recognized in the region. This “Haven of Peace” was once a fishing village established by the Sultan of Zanzibar in the 19th century. Today, the cruise port of Dar se Salaam has transformed into a bustling trading center; East Africa’s second busiest port filled with notable old world colonial architecture infused with a progressive 21st century look.
Expand your wealth of knowledge about indigenous African cultures while taking in a piece of the untainted beauty of the continent in these places of interest in the port city of Dar es Salaam: