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Snapshots

  1. Mosque

    Snapshot Title: Mosque
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Zanzibar Rooftops 2
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    Note the speakers which call the city to prayer.



  2. The Bagh Muharmi Mosque

    Snapshot Title: The Bagh Muharmi Mosque
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Zanzibar Rooftops 2
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    I could not find much on the history of this Mosque. It stands tall among the surrounding buildings.



  3. BEIT EL AJAIB - The House of Wonders

    Snapshot Title: BEIT EL AJAIB - The House of Wonders
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Zanzibar Rooftops 2
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    This huge building was built by The Sultan of Zanzibar in the 1880's as a ceremonial palace. It was named 'House of Wonders' because it was the first building in Stonetown to have electric lights.



  4. The Old and the New

    Snapshot Title: The Old and the New
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Zanzibar Rooftops 2
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    Throughout Stonetown, the skyline is dotted with round satalite dishes, a testament to the changing times.



  5. St. Joseph's Cathedral

    Snapshot Title: St. Joseph's Cathedral
    Taken by: Bill Wallauer

    Image: Zanzibar Rooftops 2
    Image Owner: Bill Wallauer



    Description:

    This beautiful Cathedral can be seen from any high position in Stonetown. It is remarkable inside and out. St. Joseoh's was built in the late 1800's.