Historical Attractions


Two imperial castles are reminders that at one time Mekele was the capital of Ethiopia. In the market, the rock salt carried from the Danakil dessert is still bartered today.

Harrar ( the walled city)

Harar is an ancient walled Ethiopia city. Possessing as many as 99 Mosques, Harar is considered to be the third holy city of Islam. In Ethiopia

Bahir Dar

Situated on the southern extremity of Lake Tana, Bahir Dar is a decidedly attractive town with palm-lined avenues and pretty lakeside vistas.


With a history dating back over 2000 years, Axum is a center of lovely legends, splendid monuments and on going archeological research.


Gondar was the capital of Ethiopia between the 17th and 19th century. It became the royal capital in 1636, in the time of Emperor Fasiledes,


Lalibella, the site of 11 spectacular rock- hewn churches is an important historical attraction in Ethiopia. King Lalibella (r.1180 - 1221) was one of the kings of the Zagwe