Tourism attraction

Headquarter of the National Museum of Tanzania is located about 1.1Km from the venue of the meeting, and the Makumbusho Cultural Centre & Village Museum situated in Kijitonjama area (about 9.2Km from the Dar es Serena Hotel). The National Museum provides the history of Tanzania; most notably, it exhibits some of the bones of Paranthropus boisei that were among the findings of Louis Leakey at Olduvai.

The Makumbusho Cultural Centre & Village Museum showcases traditional huts from 16 different Tanzanian ethnic groups. Close to the National Museum is also the botanical gardens, with tropical plants and trees. There are beaches on the Msasani peninsula north of Dar es Salaam and in Kigamboni to the south.

Trips to the nearby islands of the Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve are a popular day trip from the city and a spot for snorkelling, swimming and sunbathing. Bongoyo Island can be reached by boat from the Msasani Slipway.

National Parks

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