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Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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Located on the Indian Ocean coast, Dar es Salaam is home to 3.5 million people.Of main interest are the game reserves and national parks, which are a good distance from Dar es Salaam and require full-day or overnight excursions.

Shopping
A small shopping arcade at Oyster Bay Hotel (30 minutes from the town center) offers a variety of souvenir items. Tanzanite, mined in Tanzania, is a mineral used as a gemstone and crafted into attractive jewelry. A selection of craft items and wood carvings can be found in the House of Crafts next to the Sheraton Hotel. Especially noteworthy are the Tinga Tinga paintings; an extensive selection can be found at the Tinga Tinga Center (30 minutes from the city).  Few local establishments accept U.S. dollars; credit cards are only accepted at major hotel shops.

Cuisine
Barbecued meat has taken over in a big way. Traditional local dishes based on seafood are also worth a try, as is Indian cuisine.
Please Note: As in all third world countries, eating ashore requires caution. Only the best restaurants or hotels should be considered. Donít eat any raw vegetables or uncooked food; drink only bottled beverages.

Other Sights
Lutheran Cathedral.
Construction began in 1898. The church stands out with its distinctive red-tiled spire and tiled canopies over the windows to provide shade. Just behind it stands the New Africa Hotel.
Oyster Bay. Once the main European residential area during the colonial era, it is today the location of many foreign embassies.
The Slipway. About a 30-minute drive from the city, The Slipway complex features restaurants and a variety of shops, including an art gallery and a Tanzanite jewelry shop.

Please Note: As a precaution, it is recommended not to wear expensive jewelry and watches, or carry large amounts of cash ashore with you.

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