Top things to do in Mikindani

Historic Building in Mikindani


The imposing German boma, built in 1895 as a fort and administrative centre, has been beautifully renovated as a hotel. Even if you’re not staying here, it’s worth taking a look and climbing the tower for views over…
Historic Building in Mikindani

Slave Market

Downhill from the boma is the old slave market building, which now houses several craft shops. Unfortunately, it was much less accurately restored than the boma and lost much of its architectural interest when its o…
Ruins in Mikindani

Prison Ruins

These ruins are opposite the jetty, on the B2 (main road). Nearby is a large, hollow baobab tree that was once used to keep unruly prisoners in solitary confinement.
Viewpoint in Mikindani

Bismarck Hill

If you have time, make your way up Bismarck Hill, rising up behind the Old Boma, for some views.