Greetings from Unguja, the largest and most populated island of the Zanzibar archipelago, in Tanzania. The tourist site is popular for its historical Stone Town, beautiful beaches and nature, both on-land and the surrounding coral reefs. See the beauty of Unguja in today’s pictures.

Unguja is where most of Zanzibar’s population call home, it has a variety of beach destinations and also quite easy to reach. Most international flight companies fly to Zanzibar Airport close to Stone Town. Stone Town the historical city of Zanzibar is the main port and commercial centre of the whole Zanzibar and a UNESCO world heritage site. It houses lovely palaces, fort, narrow streets, parks – combined with shopping, high quality hotels and international cuisines.

Stone Town is also famed for its many cultural events and festivals such as the Zanzibar International Film Festival, Jahazi Literal and Jazz Festival and the Sauti Za Busara. Unesco has described it as an outstanding example of a Swahili trading town.

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View from the plane of Unguja—Zanzibar Island — in the Zanzibar Archipelago of the Western Indian Ocean, off the east coast of Africa in Tanzania. Credit: Flickr/ David Berkowitz

 

Palace walls — in Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Unguja island. Flickr/ David Berkowitz

 

Beach at Matemwe — in the Unguja North Region of Unguja island (Zanzibar Island), Indian Ocean, Tanzania. Credit: Olivier Lejade

 

Dhow in Indian Ocean – Zanzibar – Unguja island – Tanzania, Africa. Credit: David Berkowitz

 

Dhows in Indian Ocean – Zanzibar – Unguja island – Tanzania, Africa. Credit: David Berkowitz

 

House of Wonders – Stone Town – Zanzibar – Unguja island – Tanzania, Africa. Credit: David Berkowitz

 

Dhows in Indian Ocean – Zanzibar – Unguja island – Tanzania, Africa. Credit: David Berkowitz