About Tanzania

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About Tanzania

Tanzania in East Africa is one of Africa’s Tourism icons. This country is home to the famous Serengeti, Mara and other game reserves and the Annual Migration.

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tanzania - Museums, Sites & Monuments

The Ngorongoro Crater lies at the heart of a conservation area that encompasses a rich volcanic landscape, complete with lakes and a high concentration of wildlife. In fact, it forms a fairly self-contained safari park all of its own. The crater's va...
The Askari Monument was erected in 1927. It depicts an armed bronze soldier from World War One, pointing his bayonet towards the harbor front, and commemorates the role played by African troops during the conflict lasting from 1914 to 1918. The inscr...
Located within the grounds of Dar es Salaam's Mnazi Mmoja Park, this monument was built in 1961 to commemorate the Independence of Tanganyika. The Uhuru Torch symbolizes the Freedom Torch that was placed at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro at the time th...
Once the residence of the German Governor during colonial times, the State House dates back to the late 19th century. In 1914, the building suffered considerable damage as a result of British military action. This landmark was finally rebuilt during ...
Perfectly preserved at the Isimila Stone Age Site is evidence of prehistoric nomadic hunter-gatherers who lived around what used to be a shallow lake and which is today nothing more than a dry bed. Excavations that took place here during the 1950s fi...
Mount Meru is Tanzania's second-highest mountain. Situated within the Arusha National Park, it's a favorite haunt of hikers, as well as animal and bird lovers who prefer to steer clear of the crowds attracted to nearby Mount Kilimanjaro. Energetic vi...
The Kondoa Irangi Rock Paintings are reputed to be one of the finest collections of their kind in the world. All in all, there are around 1,600 paintings spread over 200 different sites in the Irangi Hills of Tanzania. The oldest of these rock painti...
Tanzania is home to several extinct volcanoes and can also boast one that is active to this day. Ol Doinyo Lengai, which in Maasai means 'Mountain of God’, overlooks Lake Natron in the north of the country. This volcano has been explored, photo...