Arusha Town

Arusha Town             
Located in the northern highlands of Tanzania, beneath the twin peaks of Mt. Meru and Mount Kilimanjaro, Arusha is the safari capital of the country. Guests embarking on the popular northern safari circuit all stop in the ‘Geneva of Africa’ to prepare for their journeys into the African bush. From is two-lane streets, the dramatic crater of Mt. Meru stands over the town like a majestic sentinel, it’s crater strewn with thick clouds, it’s slopes dark with verdant forest. Arusha’s ideal location near the major national parks and it’s highland setting make it a peaceful idyll of relaxation before the start of an exciting journey.


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Arusha Town                          
Built by the Germans as a centre of colonial administration in the early 20th century, Arusha was a sleepy town with a garrison stationed at the old boma and a few shops around a grassy roundabout. From its backwater  status  amidst the farmland s and plantations of northern Tanzania, today Arusha  is one  of the country's most prosperous  towns. The site  for the United Nations Criminal Tribunal on the rwanda n genocide and the headquarters for the Tripartitr Commission for East African Co-operation. Arusha is a major  centre of Tanzanian diplomacy and international relations.