History & Culture

Harer – The Walled City

Although you could argue that each one of Ethiopia’s ancient historic towns is unique, Harer stands apart because of its location in the east of Ethiopia and its strong Islamic heritage. It’s Ethiopia’s only walled city and gives you an entirely different perspective on Ethiopian history and modern Ethiopian culture.  

Mountains & Monasteries in Tigray

Explore the hills and rugged red sandstone mountains of the Gheralta chain in Tigray. Once part of the ancient Kingdom of Axum, the dramatic cliffs, peaks and gorges of this chain of mountains shelter some of the most astounding rock-hewn churches and monasteries imaginable.

Ancient Ethiopia

Explore Ethiopia’s historic sites to appreciate a history that’s rich, complex and still very much alive. This region is an ancient cultural and geographical junction, and people have been living here for hundreds of thousands of years. Their art, music and traditions have grown from the intersection of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Lalibela and Lake Tana Island monasteries

Christianity as it is practised in Ethiopia today has changed little since the medieval times. You find churches and monasteries everywhere: in tiny villages, remote caves, and on inaccessible mountain slopes.  Some are simple, many are brightly decorated, and others - like the famous monolithic churches of Lalibela or the ...

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