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Kaole Ruins - Bagamoyo
Bagamoyo Tour
Drive to Bagamoyo at 08:30, which takes about 1 and half hour depending on the traffic jam. The tour starts from Kaole Ruins 3kms away from Bagamoyo town, the guide will explain history of the area and explore the ruins of the mosque, tombs, wells and graves, which built using coral stones back in 13th century. Visit the museum with pictures and porcelains and pots are displayed, before finishing up with a walk to big baobab tree.
Crocodile Ranch
On the way back to Bagamoyo stop at the Crocodile Ranch, the farm keeps reptiles for show and sell.
Drive to the Slave Market with small museum, which displays Bagamoyo history in relation to its contact with foreigners. It has old photographs, documents and relics from slave and ivory trade (marking the “Bagamoyo” as coastal terminus of Nyamwezi caravans). Then drive to the Mother of all Catholic Churches in East Africa; start with museum with old books, quotes, art-facts and pictures displayed with explanations all over, visit the church itself, after taking picture and exploring the area drive to the Stone Town (Mji Mkongwe), all buildings are in one/two streets mostly built during the German Era before they moved to Dar es Salaam: among other buildings, remains of the old German Boma (colonial-era administrative offices), built in 1897; Post Office and Liku House, which served as the German administrative headquarters, down to the beach where there is local fish market, stands the remnant of the German Customs House (1895) and Old Bagamoyo's port. With timing you can watch local lively fish auctions on the beach.
 Lunch Time
Lastly, drive to Bagamoyo Traveller’s Lodge Restaurant for Sea food lunch before leaving for Dar es Salaam.
 Duration: the tour takes about 4 to 5 hours
Mode of the Tour: walking and driving around, since the sites and building are wide apart from each other (unless in stone town)

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Kaole Museum
Kaole Museum
Bagamoyo Historical Tour
Bagamoyo Administrative building

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