Notable Building in Mwanza

Old German Mansion

Sitting atop Robert Koch Hill, the old German mansion is a Mwanza landmark with great views of the city and lake. Abandoned, it is a fun 'adventure'; several people now live here informally, but if you introduce you…
Notable Building in Dodoma


The home of Tanzania’s parliament is an African-influenced round building. It’s only open to visitors during sessions (bring your passport), but is well worth a look from the outside at other times. Photography is s…
Architecture in Dar es Salaam

State House

An imposing complex set amid large grounds, the State House was originally built by the Germans and rebuilt after WWI by the British.
Notable Building in Musoma

German Boma

History buffs may enjoy the tower of the old German boma (a fortified living compound; in colonial times, an administrative office), now part of the Musoma District Commissioner’s Office. It’s past the post office b…