Zanzibar Anglican Church Walking Tour

Go behind the scenes at the World Heritage listed Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church, one of the world’s “must-see” attractions. On your one-hour guided walking tour of Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church, you’ll see what goes on behind the world’s most recognizable traditional sails. You’ll hear the controversial story of the building’s construction, as dramatic as any Church plot and brought alive by the scheduled prayers.

Tour Highlights

  • Popular one-hour tour of Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church.
  • Behind-the-scenes visit of one of the Zanzibar’s most famous performing arts Exhibition centers.
  • Interactive photo shooting in the Anglican Church.
  • Secure a booking of this regularly booked out tour.
  • Your choice of time, departing every half-hour from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
  • Illuminating commentary from your expert guide.

Likely to sell-out! The Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church Guided Tour regularly sells out weeks in advance, so book now to avoid disappointment.

The Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church was destined for greatness ever since it opened in 1873, and today it is one of Zanzibar’s most recognizable icons. Your guide will bring to life the amazing stories behind this miracle of architecture and engineering on your one-hour tour. You’ll visit one of the major concert halls in the Portuguese Historical Old Fort, where over 1,400 performances are staged each year, and immerse yourself in the dramatic world of Zanzibar’s premier performing arts center. The short one-hour tour leaves you with plenty of time in the day free to enjoy in Zanzibar.


  • Local guide.
  • Walking tour of the Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church.
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off.


  • Food and drinks.

Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • There are over 200 stairs included in this tour. For those with limited mobility, there is a tour departing daily at 12noon for those who are unable to manage stairs.
  • Departure times cannot be pre-booked.
  • Tours depart every 30 minutes.


Latest Reviews of this Tour

This was the most interesting tour of all. What a magnificent piece of construction and engineering. The guide for the day was most interesting since he has personal experience with the Zanzibar Historical Anglican Church. Beautiful, tour guide very informative!!!