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Monsoon Wids tha Brought Fortune and Tragedy: Stone Town of Zanzibar
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Language(s): English

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The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a fine example of the Swahili coastal trading towns of East Africa. It retains its urban fabric and townscape virtually intact and contains many fine buildings that reflect its particular culture, which has brought together and homogenized disparate elements of the cultures of Africa, the Arab region, India, and Europe over more than a millennium.

Place/country: Tanzania,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:56
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:2000

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