• The Zanzibar masala tea is a traditional drink. Can be black or with milk. Traditionally the milk tea was made with pure cow’s milk and mixed spices. Whether it be black or with milk, the Zanzibar masala tea has a special taste derived from the mixture of flavouring spices. The proportion of the mixed spices is carefully and accurately added to maintain the flavor making the tea enjoyable. The mystery of the added spices is that they serve as a cure to minor stomach and other physical disorders.

  • Henna decoration is part of traditional culture of Zanzibari women. It can be worn in different designs depending on the creativity of the designer and choice of the decorated. Mostly worn by brides or any other woman who feels like enjoying herself looking cute. Female children also wear henna during religious festivals particularly Eid celebrations to signify joy, but for most children the design is simple.

  • Kanga. Is a traditional wear. One can rarely miss kanga in a Zanzibari woman’s wardrobe. Even newborns once they have been delivered the first dress is a pair of new kanga wrapped around the body from the head to the toes leaving the face open. Kisutu is a special type of kanga worn by brides on the wedding day. Kisutu distinguishes itself from other kangas by its particular design. The original kisutu kanga appears in a combination of 3 colours: maroon, white and black. Today kisutu can appear in different colour combination but still retains its original design.

  • The Zanzibar door is a traditional piece of woodwork. Its craftsmanship is unique. Apart from its original state-of –the art workmanship it symbolizes hospitality of Zanzibar people. The craftsmanship makes it distinctive from other types of doors.