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Memories of Zanzibar: Tours & Tickets

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The biggest souvenir store in Zanzibar, Memories of Zanzibar offers the most extensive selection of quality items all under one roof, at reasonable prices. Situated within walking distance of major Stone Town hotels such as Serena, Tembo, Dhow...more
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Kenyata Road | Opposite Post Office, Shangani, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

lots of places to shop in Stone Town, this was one shop that didn't need people dragging you inside to see the different products.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Rachael L
Reviewed 4 August 2019

Hello fellow traveller, May I suggest you buy your souviners from elsewhere!!! On a recent visit, I selected a face carved from an ebony piece, showing the 2 colours of the wood, for my father and they offered to wrap it for me. In good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 9 July 2019

There were 2 floors packed with quality souvenirs. We did pick up a number of shirts and other items but they aren't giving anything away. If you are looking for 1-stop shopping this is it. Parking and driving in this area of Stone Town was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Domigirl
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Top quality souvenirs; prices are of course higher than elsewhere. No pressure from staff to buy. Space is air conditioned and they accept credit cards

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tzortzis-KS
Reviewed 1 December 2018

I read a lot of great reviews on Trip Advisor, how this was great for having good aircon, and you could get everything under one roof. I didn't think it was great. The aircon was nice, but not brilliant, and there was somewhere for my...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jazulu
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Memories is a big AIR CONDITIONED store, with a huge and varied inventory at reasonable prices. Also, the large staff is friendly and very helpful. It's hands down the best souvenir shopping venue in Stonetown and unless you just like to stand in the heat...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Stonetown is filled with shops, but the problems are: you can't tell in most places which stuff is authentic and what is Chinese made junk and you have to haggle. Memories has two floors of goods, all prices are clearly marked, and goods contain labels...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 25wanderlings
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Nice place to scoop up a bunch of stuff without doing a lot of window shopping. I bought Tanzanite earrings and a shirt and was able to haggle a better price.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert H
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a good place for those who do not enjoy bargaining. Plenty of good stuff at in a reasonable price.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank zephyr H
Memoriesofzanzibar, Guest Relations Manager at Memories of Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for visiting. Karibu Tena!

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We went a couple times to see what can be found in Zanzibar and found some prices to be cheaper than the small shops and the quality to be a little better. The spices are much cheaper here than what we paid at the spice...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Memoriesofzanzibar, Guest Relations Manager at Memories of Zanzibar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you for visiting, we hope you had a good experience in Zanzibar

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njrd2016
5 October 2016|
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Response from holidayer011 | Reviewed this property |
They take credit cards. Your hotel seems to be situated about 50 minutes from Stone Town. Memories is in Stone Town.
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