To discover Tanzania’s traditional way of life qhwn you travel to Dar es Salaam, the city’s Village Museum, which features replicas of tribal homes. On some afternoons, you can also watch tribal dance performances and other cultural demonstrations, including weaving, painting and wood carving.
The National Museum can provide a wealth of information about significant fossils discovered on Tanzanian shores. It also has an extensive exhibition on Tanzania’s progress after gaining independence from Britain. As a young sovereign state, the country was initially known as Tanganyika, with Dar es Salaam as its capital, before becoming the United Republic of Tanganyika and Zanzibar. It adopted its current name in 1964.
Other popular attractions within the city include the Askari Monument and the Zoological Gardens. Safari day trips to Mikumi National Park provide a chance to see Tanzania’s wildlife up close, while some local charitable organisations can arrange tours to visit some of the entrepreneurs contributing to Dar es Salaam’s economic growth