Dar es Salaam is the city that was founded in 1862 by Sultan Seyyid Majid of Zanzibar. In its earlier age, Dar es Salaam became city that’s known as the fishing village. But, now, it’s transformed into one of important port city in Africa. The culture in this city is affected by the Muslim culture that comes from the Sultan government. However, if you look at the building and how people live today, we can see the nice combination between Muslim, German and British culture. So we can say that this city is pretty modern.
The best time to visit this city would be on summer. This is the time when the rainy season in Dar es Salaam has just finished. So, the weather will be mild and warm that makes you feel more comfortable. Things you can see in Dar es Salaam would be a lot. You can visit museum in this city, like National Museum and Makumbusho Village Museum, or Zoological Gardens. But, the great spot you can visit would be Kigamboni, or it’s known as the South Beach, where you can get lot of great activities to do.
It’s easy to get to Dar es Salaam. This city has Julius Nyerere International Airport, so, you can take airplane as one of your transportation from your country. If you plan to take the land transportation, you can take train or bus from nearby city, like Dodoma. But, you need to choose right bus and train company. It would be better, if you travel in group for safer journey.