Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani & Songo Mnara


Kilwa is a great historical interests and scenic beauty. It was once a rich and powerful trading hub controlling the East Coast of Africa and Central Africa. The town of Kilwa as such is divided into three different towns – Kilwa Kivinje, Kilwa Masoko and Kilwa Kisiwani. Kilwa Masoko is the most developed town and the regional hub whilst Kilwa Kivinje and Kilwa Kisiwani have spectacular historical attractions. Kilwa Kivinje was an ancient Arabian slave and ivory trading town, where caravans departed for expeditions to the interior.Kilwa is one of the five districts of the Lindi Region in Tanzania. The district is famous for its tourist attractions. The former main town of Kilwa Kivinje was in Kilwa.Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara historical sites are among the tourist attractions situated here. These two sites are also part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Kilwa Fort
Great Mosque_Kilwa

Things to do around Kilwa:

Anyone who is interested in East African history would visit Kilwa. There are many more unrevealed things here. Visiting Kilwa, maybe you can be the first to uncover the unknown. So, if you are in or around Kilwa, try out these exciting things I’ve shared. You will not be disappointed but get the satisfaction you can imagine!

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