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Best things to do in Arusha

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Night Club
“Good for evening drink and Thursday night. 5 Minutes walk from the house. ”
10 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Cinema, variety of shops (Supermarket, gadget shop, clothing shops etc) and restaurants (Pizza, Indian, Nyama Choma ( local bbq), Chinese.”
8 locals recommend
Cafe
“Africafe truely has the best burger in town. The food is always awesome & the service fast & friendly.”
5 locals recommend
Arts & Crafts Store
“This is primarily a market place for gifts, however it can be a good place to check out some of the local crafts. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Enjoy lunch in their peaceful garden! There's also a nice little gift shop if you want to pick up souveniers​.”
7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Amazing Gallery with a private collection of African art, pictures, forniture traditional crafts, paintings, including hyper-realistic paintings from talented local artist.”
4 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Great spot for dinner. Popular with the locals and expats alike. Make sure you go with an appetite - big portions!”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Very centric, great for a good breakfast or lunch. You have to taste their Masala Tea!! ”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a good place for a drink and a dance, especially on a Saturday night. Once monthly reggae nights as well. ”
5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The place offers shopping options for cultural artifacts including carvings, necklaces, bracelets, drawings, and many artworks”
2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Authentic, thoughtfully prepared food there and my favorite place to eat their delicious and diverse food! Relaxing Ambience, Excellent French Desserts and lovely warm staff. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner all wonderfully prepared and diverse menu for International Tastes, pizza and sushi all under one roof :) ~”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Otherwise known as 'Chicken on the Bonnet', delicious and eaten street cafe style, a memorable experience. Served to locals after prayers at the mosque, soft beverages only.”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
3 locals recommend
Route
“The Clocktower was supposed to be the former mid-point between Cairo and Capetown”
2 locals recommend
Establishment
“The Serengeti is the place to capture the drama and story of wildlife. With the largest migration in the world, it is an experience unforgettable. Contact us and we can set you on a safari of a life.”
2 locals recommend