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Mercury House

Kenyatta Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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“queen fans” (6 reviews)
“rock and roll” (3 reviews)
“tembo hotel” (4 reviews)
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Kenyatta Road, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by here as my partner was a big Freddy Mercury Fan. There really only seemed to be a door to get a photo outside however it was crowded as expected. Unsure what else to see or do here, other than the door. However...More

Thank Nats1198
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only saw it from the outside, like most of Stone town's "atractions". Lots of guys around trying to fool you into letting them be your guides to an empty house. We know who Freddie Mercury was quite well and he only lived in Zanzibar...More

Thank Monica_CSR
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Come see the door, take a picture and you are done. Not much else to celebrate this magnificent career.

Thank Johan B
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Not a lot to it - no - basically a photo op and some info posted on a building housing what is now an upscale Tanzanite shop in the winding streets and alleys of Stone Town - I did learn from our guide that Farouk...More

Thank Jeffrey W
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Not very impressive, Mercury should be more celebrated. The door is a joke to many, well the posters tells more although. They should open the house and keep his home legacy alive.

1  Thank augustiner2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The Mercury House is centrally located and a good place for a photo for your trip collection. Lots of info on family located outside the doors.

Thank travellivelearn
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I think it could be a better attraction rather than just a door and some information outside . Probably should do like a whole house tour and show guys his life in Zanzibar. All in all it’s just a door .

1  Thank Sharon K
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Well this isn't reeally much of a tourist spot however it is on one of the main streets and a photograph outisde the world's greatest showman's house is a must.

Thank DanOfArabia
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

They really should have more info about him inside - rather than just showing us the door of where he was raised. It would be a cool museum

Thank Secil K
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

People making a big fuss of Freddy Mercury's house is an under statement. It is just the entrance to a shop with a few bits of info of the late singer. Go, just to say " I have been to Freddy's house"

Thank WBronkhorst
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