Stone Town is like the capital of Zanzibar. The town is an architectural marvel, with a blend of aesthetics and military fortification and is the cultural and historical heart of Zanzibar. The beach in Stone Town is the liveliest for locals as one of the best swimming beaches in Zanzibar. Stone Town it is a great place to get more of a local feeling on Zanzibar, expect to see Zanzibar people take part in swimming, football games, and gymnastic show downs. This place is also a great spot to watch the dhows sail off into the setting sun. Stone Town also has a lot to offer, with restaurants, shops, and historical sites.