Nestling in Stone Town a listed UNESCO World Heritage site, The Seyyida has been rescued from dereliction and decay, the building’s exquisite architectural feature, marble floors, ancient walls and courtyard garden carefully restored to their former glory. The building is a story of arches, beautiful woodwork and exquisite gardens that take one back to an era gone by. The courtyard garden is a beautiful corner for quiet reading or for a leisurely cup of Zanzibar tea! The Palace Museum and the popular Forodhani Gardens, a stone throw away, are an added attraction. From the Seyyida, the visitor could also drive without difficulty to the East Coast fishing villages, a must do for all visitors.