Mwanza itself is the second largest city in the country after the capital, Dar El Salam, and it is a famous starting point for several travelers who tour Tanzania to enjoy many safaris in the famous Serengeti Western section.
Being the second largest city in Tanzania, Mwanza is the economical hub of the country. The Indian influence is quite evident in Mwanza as it can be viewed in many constructions and architecture. The town is also the largest industrial center and it hosts the most important port. However, the town has also been able to preserve the village feel and soul. A little number of tourists who spend their vacations in Tanzania would visit Mwanza on their way to the famous Serengeti Park.
Mwanza also hosts some remarkable mosques and a few Indian Temples. Those who are recommended for tourists that travel to Tanzania are the Temple St. and the Temple St. West. A one-day visit to Mwanza would be notable to explore some of these architecture that blend the Indian style with African outlines and motifs.
Another important attraction at the area of Lake Victoria, there is the Nyerere Museum located in the northern section of the town of Butaima that is quite remarkable especially for those who are fond of nature and the experience of living on the shores of a huge fresh water lake.
The museum dedicated to Julius Nyerere who acted as the leader of the country from 1960 to 1985. It is recommended as well for any traveler visiting Tanzania who would like to know about the independence of the country
For those who are fond of national parks, there is the Rubondo Island National Park that is located in the South Western section of the Victoria Lake. This park is featured with many wild animals and birds and is quite notable for half-day visits for tourists who spend their vacations in Tanzania.
To the Eastern shores of the Victoria Lake, there is the small charming peninsula of Musoma featured with its wonderful sunset and sunrise scenes. With a great local market, fishing ports, and shores, the town is also quite suitable for half-day visits for vacationers enjoying theirtrip in Tanzania.
The streets of Musoma are characterized by their colorful their lined up small shops and Indian style stores. The town also hosts amazing green mountains that blend many local African cultures together. A large number of tourists who travel to Tanzania love the African art and culture.
Another place that would be of interest is Lukuba Island or the island of lighting. In fact Lukuba consists of two major island and many smaller islands around them. These islands are featured with their wonderful greenery and some impressive mountains suitable for some hiking and camping. There are also some distinctive types of lizards, red monkeys, and some amazing birds. Many travelers who tour Tanzania would love to explore the wild scenes of the country.