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Christmas Eve

Share the spirit of the season and join Saint Joseph's Catholic Church Choir for a Sunset Christmas Carol sing-along as Emmanuel Kazumba leads you through a jamboree of carols.

The party starts at 8pm! Rock around the Christmas Tree with Santa's Karaoke Party and lots of sparkling good cheer.

Christmas Day Chill Out

Join us at the Sunset Bar for lazy day Christmas cocktails and Sizzling Sunset Bar-B-Q. Savour a variety of fresh local seafood & quality meats marinated with our Chef's own secret recipe & char-grilled to perfection.

New Year's Eve

Indulge in the exotic flavours of our specially prepared New Year's Eve menu for an evening of fine dining in Tradewinds Restaurant. The diet starts in January so this is your last chance to indulge one last time!

The clock is ticking for an unforgettable New Year's celebration with Big Music from Big Joe entertaining all the party revellers with the best sounds this side of the Equator.

Countdown to 2014 in style in the Sunset Bar. The place to be and be seen!

Stone Town

This section contains articles on various museums and historical attractions in Stone Town.

Facts and history
Many people refer to Stone Town as the capital of Zanzibar, however, this is incorrect. Stone Town is in fact the old quarters of the capital Zanzibar Town....

House of Wonders
Built in 1883 it was once the ceremonial palace for Sultan Barghash. The locals named the palace Beit-al-Ajaib, meaning the House of Wonders, because it was the first house with electrical lights....

Palace Museum
The Palace Museum is a house of history. Once the home for members of the sultan's family, the building serves today as a museum with exhibitions about the sultanate...

Peace Memorial Museum
The museum used to exhibit records of the history of Zanzibar. Although the main museum building is closed down, with most exhibits now in House of Wonders...

The Old Fort
The massive fort was once built for defense against the Portuguese and a rival Omani group. Today it houses various craft and souvenir shops and a restaurant...

The Old Dispensary
The original plan for the building was to become a hospital. Later on there was a dispensary set up on the ground floor. After renovation it houses today various offices as well as an exhibition of Zanzibar handcraft...

The Old Customs House
Since 2002 the former Customs House is used as the Zanzibar Conservation Centre including an exhibition about the history of Stone Town. The upper floor is used by the Dhow Countries Music Academy...

Forodhani Gardens
Forodhani Gardens has been constructed in 1936 to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Sultan Khalifa. The garden is a popular evening meeting place amongst locals and tourists...

The former Slave Market
Guided tours of the former Slave Market show the dark history of Zanzibar. The Anglican Cathedral and St. Monica's Hostel stand on the location of this historical site...

Tippu Tip's House
Tippu Tip was one of the most renowned slave traders in the East African region. His residence until his death is situated just a couple of metres from The Africa House Hotel...

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