Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Travel to Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam (Haven of Peace in Arabic) was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of Zanzibar on the site of the village of Mzizima. Mzizima's history dates back to when the Barawa people started to settle and cultivate the area around Mbwa Maji, Magogoni, Mjimwema, Gezaulole, and Kibonde Maji Mbagara.

Dar es Salaam's origins have been influenced by a myriad of Sultans, the Germans, and the British. The city started as a fishing village in the mid-19th century, is now Tanzania's largest city, and has become one of East Africa’s most important ports and trading centres.

Attractions in Dar es Salaam

3 places in Dar es Salaam

Accommodations in Dar es Salaam

There are 108 options for staying in Dar es Salaam.
Check out the deals we offer for lodging in Dar es Salaam.

Weather in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam Tours & Activities