The scenic island of Zanzibar is a historical place that once served as a strategic trading point between Asia and Africa. The island is regarded as the friendliest places to visit in the entire African continent. Surrounded by numerous small islands including Pemba and Unguja, Zanzibar offers its visitors with wide ranging sightseeing attractions. Some of the top places to visit in Zanzibar include Stone Town, Prison Island and Spice Plantations.
The beaches located along the scenic coastline are renowned for its soft sands and offer some of the best water-sports such as snorkeling and diving. One of the top tourist attractions in Zanzibar is the historical Stone Town. Believed to have been established some 300 years ago, the Stone Town in the past was an important trading center. Zanzibar is renowned for its spices and fruits and attracts tourists from around the World.