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Dar es Salaam is Tanzania's largest city and it's primary business centre.  While Dar es Salaam is not specifically a tourist destination, many travellers will go through the city en route to other parts of Tanzania.  Dar es Salaam is located on the Atlantic coast a short distance from the island of Zanzibar.
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A nice city, but dangerous at night.
You have to deal everything (Taxi or anything that you want to buy).
Don't show your belongings (money, jewells, camera, etc).
And be carefull if you would like to take the ship to Zanzibar, there is a ship early in the morning or last a 16h. The other ships take 9 hours to go to the island. So be carefull where you buy your ticket....
Last thing, there is a huge mess to exchange travellers cheque. We could only change them at the Movenpick Hotel of Dar Es Salaam. None of the other would change it... and forget to use a credit card.... they don't accept it.
Last thing, take local money and if you use dollars, be carefull on the currency exchange.... otherwise you will lose a bit money ;)
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DAR es saalaam was the place i ciuld not imagine to angain . My mum pass away when i was 2 yrs in a accident river , she was tanzanian , i never new my family there so i decide to go there this year , how is was amazing to see them at airport and to know that i am coming from a big family The place is so nice zanzibar is great and massai are lovely , the world you have to learn is jambo wich mean hello. Tast the africain food the coconut jumm and mangoes sweat thanks god
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Dar es Salaam is a bustling East African metropolis with friendly people all around. You will be haggled with a lot and charletans are all around so be warned. Do not walk alone on any of the beaches especially if you're a lady. Make sure you take a day excursion to Mbudya island - Its got some of the best snorkeling seen. A historical walk through the CBD is interresting and opens you up to this mostly Muslim world.
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