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Tanga is the third largest city after Dar es Salaam and Mwanza. The town was first ruled by Arabs, then came the Germans under Carl Peters who established the settlement in 1888. The Germans developed the town as entry port for the settlers.

Tanga is the second largest port in mainland Tanzania and plays an important role in the country's economy. Most of the goods produced in the Northern part of Tanzania; sisal, hemp fiber, coffee, tea, cotton, hides and skins are shipped here.

City Centre Tour: Visit among the old buildings, which were constructed at the period of German Rule: Clock Tower, Tanga Railway Station, Tanga Library, Court House, St. Anthony Cathedral, Ras Kazone, Jamhuri Park...