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Gondar

The first capital of the Ethiopian Empire is an impressive city to visit.

Since Gondar was founded in 1635 by the Emperor Fasilidas the city has had a turbulent history, although fortunately traces of the European and Islamic (as well as African) influences are still noticeable.

Presiding over the modern city is the Castle of Fasilidas (built around 1635) which can be visited by the general public most days.

Why do the Gondar?

Historic and interesting
Castle of Fasilidas
Turbulent history

 

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