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Isimila Stone Age Site

Sitio de la Edad de Piedra de Isimila

Sitio de la Edad de Piedra de Isimila

Isimila Stone Age Site (Iringa) — back in the late 1950s, archaeologists discovered this historical find, one of the most significant Stone Age sites ever identified, scattered amid a dramatic landscape of eroded sandstone pillars. Tools found on the site included hammerstones, axeheads, flints and scrapers that are estimated to be between 60,000 and 100,000 years old. There is also a small museum on site.
The town of Isimila is signposted off the Mbeya road to the left, about 21 km southwest of Iringa. Admission: 20,000 TZS (foreigners), 2,000 TZS (locals). Hours: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm (daily).